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Short astronomy course at Birla Institute

For those seeking a more in-depth examination of space topics, M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research is conducting a course in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.

Indian astronomy satellite to study universe at multi-wavelengths

Astrosat, the $50 million astronomy satellite India will put in polar circular orbit in 2013, will study the universe at multi-wavelengths for the first time, a senior space agency official said.

ISRO to launch first science satellite next yr

India`s first science satellite ASTROSAT is all set to be launched next year, former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Dr Madhavan Nair said here on Saturday.