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ISRO demonstrates free space quantum communication

Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Indian space agency has successfully demonstrated free-space Quantum Communication over a distance of 300 metre with several technologies developed within the country. "For the first time in the country, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully...

Indian spacetech startups take baby steps befor big leap

By Nishant Arora (IANS) Hoping that the country would soon become a manufacturing hub of space assets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in December last year that the decision to unlock India's potential in the space sector has heralded...

ISRO to set up ‘Space Technology Incubation Center’ at NIT Rourkela

Rourkela, March 19 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced that it is going to establish a 'Space Technology Incubation Center' (S-TIC) at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela. The aim of establishing a S-TIC is...

India to expand space ties with Italy: ISRO

Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) India has agreed to expand space cooperation with Italy by tapping opportunities in earth observation, space science, robotic and human exploration, the state-run Indian space agency said on Thursday. "At a bilateral meeting in virtual mode...

Space sector to create large-scale employment: Centre in RS

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for space technology will create opportunities for large-scale employment generation in the space sector, Union Minister Jitendra Singh told Parliament on Thursday. Replying to a written question in the Rajya...

Pact with ISRO boosts Skyroot’s bid to launch India’s first pvt rocket

By Mohammed Shafeeq (IANS) Skyroot Aerospace's programme to launch India's first-ever privately-designed and developed rocket, Vikram-1, received a boost with the Department of Space entering into a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with the Hyderabad-based company building small satellite launch vehicles. The...

SpaceX ridesharing mission launches record 143 satellites

San Francisco, Jan 25 (IANS) Much like ridesharing via Uber on Earth, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has successfully launched its new cost-cutting rideshare mission with 143 small satellites -- a new record for a single rocket -- into space. Called the...

ISRO to board merchandise market with its assets

Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has boarded the merchandise market with its logos and other assets. According to ISRO, it has been approached for themes by several agencies interested in creating customised articles...

Ushering more space sector reform is the priority for 2021: Sivan

Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS): The priority for the year 2021 will be to usher in increased space sector reforms by putting in place a permanent Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) and other sectoral policies, said K.Sivan, Secretary,...

Sivan gets one year extension as Space Secretary

Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday extended the services of Space Secretary and Space Commission Chairman K. Sivan by one year. Sivan is also Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved...

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Sony’s Indian arm funds fellowships for IISc women students

Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Sony India Software Centre set up 5 fellowships for post-graduate women students at the premier...