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Pixxel plans to have its satellite constellation up in sky by 2022

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, (IANS) Bengaluru-based private satellite company Syzygy Space Technologies Pvt Ltd, commonly known as Pixxel, plans to have its constellation of 30 small earth observation satellites up in the sky by the end of 2022, said a...

ISRO’s PSLV rocket to launch Pixxel’s earth imaging satellite

Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Friday that NewSpace India Limited, the commercial arm of the Department of Space, has entered into a launch agreement with the country's private satellite company Pixxel. According to...

ISRO opts for generic name for communication satellites too

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Nov 7 (IANS) Now it is official. The Indian space agency has decided go generic in naming its communication satellites as well after earth observation satellites (EOS). On Saturday, post the successful launch of the Polar Satellite...

India adds 1 more eye in sky, radar imaging satellite & 9 foreign sats launched

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Nov 7 (IANS) India on Saturday successfully placed into orbit one more eye in the sky -- a radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (Earth Observation Satellite, formerly RISAT-2BR2) -- and nine other foreign satellites in...

India’s PSLV rocket lifts-off with radar imaging satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 7 (IANS) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) rocket carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (formerly RISAT-2BR2) and nine foreign satellites lifted off from the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The...

ISRO adopts new satellite naming style, RISAT-2BR2 now EOS-01

By Venkatachari Jagannathan (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided follow a new naming policy for its earth observation satellites, it is learnt. Henceforth, the Indian space agency will be naming its earth observation satellites as EOS tagged with...

ISRO to open 2020 launch account on Nov 7 with radar imaging satellite

Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to open its rocket launch activity for this year on November 7 with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49 (PSLV C49) carrying a radar imaging satellite for the country...

IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi Menon

Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The country’s premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award to four scientists – Dr Rajalakshmi Menon, Prof. B. S. Murthy, Prof. Sethuraman Panchanathan, and Dr Keshab Panda...

Cabinet okays MoU between India and Nigeria on space cooperation

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Nigeria on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for...

India’s human space flight may face slight delay: ISRO chief

Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) India’s human space flight mission Gaganyaan will be “slightly delayed” owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic even as ISRO resumes rocket launch activities from the first week of November, space agency chief K. Sivan said...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...