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Modi greets ISRO on 100th satellite launch

New Delhi, Jan 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the 100th satellite. The ISRO launched 31 satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch vehicle (PSLV) from six countries into the the Earth’s orbit. “My heartiest congratulations to ISRO and its scientists on the

India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Dec 14 (IANS) India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom. With the size of earth observation satellites reducing and the future trend moving towards a constellation of small satellites rather than a large one, India’s space agency is developing a smaller rocket that can carry satellites weighing up to

China successfully launches remote sensing satellites

Beijing, Nov 25, China today successfully launched remote sensing satellites designed to conduct electromagnetic probes and other experiments, state media reported. The satellites, whose number is not specified yet, were launched on a Long March-2C rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern Sichuan province at 2:10 AM (local time), Xinhua news agency reported.The satellites

NASA deploys satellite to keep an eye on Punjab’s burning fields

Arjun Sharma Blazing fields of Punjab not only cause pollution in the neighboring states but have also got the attention of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) based in United States of America.NASA has released pictures from parts of Pakistan and India in which burning of paddy straw could be clearly seen. Many farmers in

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system- Daily Post India

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan today launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres. An H-IIA rocket blasted off at about 2:30 pm (0530 GMT) from the Tanegashima space centre in southern Japan, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration

India To Launch Spare Navigation Satellite August-End

India To Launch Spare Navigation Satellite

"Rukmini" has helped the Navy to Monitor the Indian Ocean.

“Rukmini” has helped the Navy to Monitor the Indian Ocean

The Indian Navy is keeping an eye on the ‘dragon’ with the help of its GSAT-7, the Navy’s own dedicated military satellite that was launched on September 29, 2013.The multi-band communication-cum surveillance satellite,which operating from the geostationary  orbit,provides real-time inputs to navel warships,submarines and maritime aircraft and networking capabilities to its naval assets on the


PSLV: the most trusted and reliable satellite carrier of ISRO

PSLV: the most trusted and reliable satellite carrier of ISRO. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is undoubtedly the most trusted and reliable satellite carrier of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro). It haslaunched 209 satellites of 28 countries since May 1999, the vehicle has also placed 48 Indian satellites in their respective orbits till now.

No holding back for ISRO, To launch earth observation satellite and 30 other nano satellites.

The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) announced the launching of 31 satellites including foreign nano-satellites. ISRO will also launch Cartosat-2E , an earth observation satellite, this Friday along with the other nano-satellites.This is another launch by the ISRO within this month launching GSLV Mk-III, a heavy rocket, earlier. The satellites will be placed

7 Indian teenagers build world's lightest satellite to be launched by NASA

7 Indian teenagers build world’s lightest satellite to be launched by NASA

7 Indian teenagers build world’s lightest satellite to be launched by NASA . 18-year-old Rifat Sharook from Tamil Nadu has designed and built the world’s lightest satellite.   “My first project was a small inverter, for my home, which I made when I was in Class 7. Since then, I have made robots, rovers, and


NASA astronauts gear up for emergency spacewalk on Tuesday

NASA astronauts gear up for emergency spacewalk on TuesdayWashington, May 22 Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct an emergency spacewalk on Tuesday to replace a failed data relay box which is part of a system to control key station hardware, NASA has said.Tuesday’s spacewalk, which expected to begin around 8 a.m. EDT

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New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described the launch of South Asian Satellite by India as a ‘historic moment’ and said it opens up new horizons of engagement among the countries of the region. Hailing the scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for ensuring the successful launch,


PM Modi gift to South Asian Countries, SAARC Sattellite launched successfully

The South Asia Satellite launched successfully this evening by the Indian Space Research organization, ISRO. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV F-09 carrying the communication and broadcasting satellite lifted off from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikotta at 4.57 pm. The 28-hour countdown for the launch that started at

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Project Worth Rs.450 Crore, ISRO Will Launch Satellite For 6 Countries Tomorrow

On May 5, ‘South Asia Satellite’ will launch from Sriharikota’s space port. It will be sent from the GSLV-F9 rocket. This will benefit the communication technology of South Asia countries. 450 crore has been spent on this project. This mission includes Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka. These countries will give ISRO 900

Indian rocket PSLV lifts off with Resourcesat-2A satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully on Wednesday morning with the country’s earth observation satellite Resourcsat-2A. The PSLV-XL variant rocket standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 321 ton tore into the morning skies around 10.25 a.m. with a deep throated growl breaking free of the Earth’s

Unfavourable weather condition delays launch of Indian satellite

Chennai: The liftoff of Ariane 5 rocket with Indian satellite GSAT-18 has been postponed to October 6 due to unfavourable weather conditions, said Arianespace. According to the French company Arianespace, the rocket launch has been delayed by 24 hours. The rocket is expected to liftoff between 2 a.m. and 3.15 a.m. from Kourou (French Guiana)

China’s high-resolution imaging satellite sends back pictures

Beijing: China on Thursday published the first pictures transmitted back to earth from Gaofen-3, the country’s first C-band high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite. The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (Sastind) published images of the Beijing Capital International Airport, Xiamen city of Fujian province, the northern port of Tianjin, China’s

Scientists turn to satellite images to map poverty

Washington: Locating people living in poverty, such as through door-to-door surveys, sometimes is difficult. Therefore, scientists are now turning to satellite images. In a study published on Thursday in the US journal Science, researchers from the Stanford University used machine learning- the science of designing computer algorithms that learn from data- to extract information about

China launches first quantum communication satellite

Beijing: China successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite on Tuesday. In a cloud of smoke, the satellite, Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), roared into the sky a top a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Gobi Desert at 1.40 a.m., Xinhua news agency reported. The over 600 kg satellite will

China launches hi-res SAR imaging satellite

Beijing:  China launched a new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite in northern Shanxi province on Wednesday. The Gaofen-3 satellite was launched off on the back of a Long March 4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre, Xinhua news agency cited the centre as revealing. It was the 233rd flight mission by a