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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...

India puts into orbit its 42nd communication satellite

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Dec 17 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully placed its 42nd communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) in the geosynchronous transfer orbit in a textbook style. India's brand new communication satellite CMS-01 with a life span of seven years...

SpaceX, NASA launch upgraded cargo Dragon spacecraft to ISS

Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, carrying the uncrewed cargo Dragon spacecraft on its journey to the International Space Station for NASA and SpaceXs 21st...

Jupiter, Saturn to look like double planet for 1st time in 800 years

New York, Nov 25 (IANS) A rare celestial treat awaits stargazers the world over as two of our solar system's largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, will look like double planet just after sunset on the evening of December 21,...

Astronomers spot ‘unexplained brightness’ from colossal explosion

New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered the brightest infrared light from a short gamma-ray burst ever seen, with a bizarre glow that is much brighter than previously thought was possible. It's half-second flash of light, detected in May...

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...

‘Cap pvt players’ liability for damages in space sector’

By Venkatachari Jagannathan (IANS): There should be a cap on the liability for damages to other space objects in outer space and its environment for private players which are mostly start-ups, said a top official of Skyroot Aerospace. As per the...

NASA confirms water on sunlit surface of Moon for 1st time

Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Water on Moon could be more easily accessible than previously thought as NASA on Monday said it found traces of water on a sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time. The discovery was made...

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Facebook says ‘configuration change’ logged out some users

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A so-called configuration change at the back-end forced some Facebook users to log out...