India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh
India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that India is making rapid strides towards becoming a world power and has attained the position of a world leader in Space technology due to its recent achievements.

Scientists deliberate space tech at Indian Science Congress

Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.

ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for peace, disarmament

Indian space agency ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 in recognition of its contribution in strengthening international cooperation in peaceful use of outer space.

NASA green signal for 12 space exploration ideas

With an aim to boost big breakthroughs in space exploration, NASA has selected 12 futuristic space technology ideas for funding.

Space technology providing safer train journeys

Researchers in Germany are now checking train brakes on a daily basis, which are crucial for safe rail journeys, using advanced technology that helps spacecraft return safely to Earth.

China ready for space cooperation with India

China has expressed interest in space cooperation with India which has sent its first interplanetary mission to Mars.

`India can partner Ethiopia in space technology`

With Ethiopia launching a new space programme last month, India can have a promising partnership with Africa in this frontier technology, India`s outgoing ambassador here has said.

Pak engineers, space scientists trained by China: Official

China has trained a number of Pakistani engineers and scientists in the field of space technology, a senior Chinese official has said.

India`s space science to be in public good

Noted space scientist Y.S. Rajan says the nation`s future technological innovations in the field will be largely civilian applications and in the "public good".

NASA`s Spinoff 2012 highlights its contribution to mankind

The 2012 edition of NASA`s annual Spinoff publication captures a nation and world made better by advancements originally achieved for space technology.

US honour for Indian space scientist UR Rao

Distinguished space scientist and former ISRO chairman UR Rao will be inducted into the `Satellite Hall of Fame` in Washington March 19 in recognition of his contribution to space technology.

`China wants greater presence in space`

China is seeking a greater presence in space, said a state-run Chinese daily.

`China catching up with US in space tech`

A leading Chinese scientist has said the technological gap between China and advanced countries like US is narrowing

`Use space technology for food security`

Agricultural productivity (1.8 tonne per hectare) is much less than the world productivity of 2.6 tonne per hectare.

Space tech to get rid of painful kidney stones

Space scientists are harnessing ultrasound to get rid of kidney stones through a process called "twinkling artifact".

China-EU strengthening cooperation to monitor climate change

China and the European Union
have strengthened cooperation in space technology to monitor
climate change.