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Start-ups showing interest in space, big corporate yet to come: ISRO chief

Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The land acquisition for India's second rocket launch centre at Kulasekarapattinam in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin is progressing and further work will progress after this is done, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K. Sivan said...

ISRO gets Indian patent for liquid cooling and heating garment

Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has got an Indian patent for its liquid cooling and heating garment (LCHG) that is suitable for space applications.The patent is valid for 20 years from the date of...

36 intelligent civilisations may exist in our own galaxy: Study

London, June 15 (IANS) There could be 36 active intelligent civilisations in our own galaxy, the Milky Way, but we are unable to communicate to them because the average distance to these civilisations would be 17,000 light-years away, new...

Two NASA astronauts enter ISS after historic 19-hour journey

Washington (PTI) Two NASA astronauts on Sunday entered the International Space Station from SpaceX''s Dragon spacecraft after a historic launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, marking the dawn of a new age in commercial space travel.The National...

SpaceX sends 2 NASA astronauts to ISS in historic mission

Washington, May 31 (IANS) Scripting a historic chapter for the US space programme, Elon Musk-run SpaceX on Saturday sent two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard the reusable Falcon 9 rocket.The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying...

ISRO preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced that it is preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles costing around Rs 30-35 crores each, which can put into orbit satellites weighing 500 kgs."This capability will give ISRO...

India began working on its third lunar mission – Chandrayaan 3

Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) In its second attempt to soft-land on the moon, India began working on its third lunar mission -- Chandrayaan-3 -- which is scheduled for launch in early 2021, a top space official said on Wednesday."We...

ISRO to send humanoid Vyommitra first into space

Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO will send a half-humanoid female into space as part of its human space mission programme Gaganyaan, said officials.The robot -- Vyommitra -- was unveiled by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...

ISRO launched high power communication satellite GSAT-30

Bengaluru, Jan 17 (PTI) India''s "high power" communication satellite GSAT-30, aimed at providing high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services, was successfully launched onboard Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in the early hours of Friday, the Indian Space Research...

4 IAF pilots selected for India”s manned space mission

Bengaluru, Jan 2 (IANS) Four ace pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were selected for India''s maiden manned mission Gaganyaan around the earth''s orbit by 2022, a top space official said on Wednesday."We have selected 4 IAF pilots...

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Brazil with same population as UP recorded more deaths: Modi

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday compared Uttar Pradesh with Brazil and asserted that...

Google Cloud democratising, reinventing Cloud for all in India

By Nishant Arora, July 9 (IANS) Empowering remote workforce is the single biggest challenge today for millions of organisations of all sizes in India...

Veteran Bollywood Actor Jagdeep Passes Away At 81

Veteran Actor-comedian Jagdeep, best known for his role as Soorma Bhopali in "Sholay", died on Wednesday at his residence. He was 81.The actor, real...

Wearing masks has never been more important: CSIR

New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): As the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirms "emerging evidence" of airborne transmission of COVID-19, CSIR (Council of Scientific and...

Chinese, Indian troops taken ‘effective measures’ to disengage: China

Beijing, July 9 (PTI) China on Thursday said Chinese and Indian troops have taken "effective measures" to disengage at the Galwan Valley and other...