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Russia successfully launches military satellite

Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS) Russia's Soyuz-2.1V light-class carrier rocket has successfully put a military satellite into orbit, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk spaceport in Russia's northern Arkhangelsk Region at 8.52 p.m. local...

With 82 moons, Saturn has become the new moon king

Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Saturn now has 82 moons - three more than Jupiter's 79 moons - and each of the 20 newly-discovered Saturn moons is about five kms in diameter. A team led by Scott S. Sheppard from Carnegie Institute...

Newly spotted comet may be interstellar visitor

Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) A newly discovered comet could only be the second intersteller object scientists have found after 'Oumuamua. The new comet - designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) - appears to have originated from outside the solar system, but it has...

Russia to supply critical components to India’s Gaganyaan

Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) India is likely to discuss with Russia on supply of critical components for its human space capsule that would carry Indian cosmonauts to the space. The two countries are expected to negotiate the contracts for supply of...

Russia launches Soyuz carrier rocket with 33 satellites

Moscow, July 5 (IANS) Russia successfully launched its Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket on Friday with a hydrometeorological satellite and 32 small satellites, the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said. The rocket blasted off at 8.41 a.m. (local time) from the Vostochny spaceport...

India to launch first solar mission in 2020

India is to launch Aditya-L1, its first mission to study the sun, in 2020, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday. "The aim of the mission is to keep a permanent eye on the sun without any...

PSLVC-45 successfully injects EMISAT into sun-synchronous polar orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLVC-45 successfully injected electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 international customer satellites into sun-synchronous polar orbit on Monday. The low-Earth orbit satellite was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 9.30...

New NASA telescope could find more than 1400 new planets

New research now finds that a NASA telescope will give humans the largest, deepest, clearest picture of the universe since the Hubble Space Telescope could find as many as 1,400 new planets outside Earth's solar system. The new telescope paves...

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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...