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PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled to be launched on Wednesday at 9.28 am

PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled to be launched on Wednesday at 9.28 am

ISRO will launch the Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites of the US on the rescheduled date from the second launch pad of the space centre. PSLV-C47 will launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial

Nov 26, 2019, 22:38 PM IST
ISRO tweets pictures of PSLV-C47 chronicling its journey towards launchpad

ISRO tweets pictures of PSLV-C47 chronicling its journey towards launchpad

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday took to microblogging site Twitter to post pictures of India`s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47, mapping its journey from the vehicle

Nov 25, 2019, 20:07 PM IST
Launch of Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites rescheduled to November 27: ISRO

Launch of Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites rescheduled to November 27: ISRO

The launch of cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun-synchronous orbit has been rescheduled, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday. According

Nov 21, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
NASA showcases its first all-electric aircraft

NASA showcases its first all-electric aircraft

NASA took delivery of its first all-electric experimental aircraft from Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) of San Luis Obispo, California on October 2. NASA will share the aircraft`s electric

Nov 09, 2019, 15:44 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST
Fifth earth bound orbit raising manoeuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft completed: ISRO

Fifth earth bound orbit raising manoeuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft completed: ISRO

ISRO said that all spacecraft parameters are normal. The next maneuver is Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI), is scheduled on August 14 between 3am and 4 am (IST).

Aug 06, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Scientists create new technique to 3D print heart scaffold

Scientists create new technique to 3D print heart scaffold

The study published on Thursday in the journal Science reported the first-of-its-kind technique that could print tissue scaffolds out of a major structural protein in the human body.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
NASA scientist charged with possessing child porn

NASA scientist charged with possessing child porn

According to the investigation, Messenger possessed child porn and shared hundreds of child porn images from his computer.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France

India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France

The biggest fusion machine in history, counting at least one million pieces of equipment, aims to complete through first plasma in 2025 -- the first stage of operation for ITER as a functional

Jul 22, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020

Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020

Idea is to understand and treat brain disorders, preserve and enhance your own brain and create a well-aligned future.

Jul 18, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
India among top respondents to Airbus quantum computing challenge

India among top respondents to Airbus quantum computing challenge

The Airbus quantum computing challenge is designed to seek answers to five distinct flight physics problems of aircraft climb optimisation, computational fluid dynamics, wingbox design optimisation,

Jul 18, 2019, 16:09 PM IST
NASA engineers install legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover

NASA engineers install legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover

Every wheel has its own motor. The two front and two rear wheels also have individual steering motors that enable the vehicle to turn a full 360 degrees in place.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Google to mark the 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

Google to mark the 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

Ahead of the upcoming 50th anniversary of mankind's first successful trip to the moon, Google has recreated the Apollo 11 rocket's command module with Augmented Reality (AR).

Jul 11, 2019, 15:31 PM IST
India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon

India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon

India's heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up for their historic flight to

Jul 11, 2019, 15:18 PM IST
Earth's largest radio telescope to search for 'new worlds'

Earth's largest radio telescope to search for 'new worlds'

Radio detection of exoplanets aims at the physical characterization of exoplanets and comparative studies with solar system planets.

Jul 11, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
NASA funds programme to produce videos to teach Hindi through Indian scientific innovations

NASA funds programme to produce videos to teach Hindi through Indian scientific innovations

The videos focus on scientific innovations at various sites like Amer Fort Palace and Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, the rust-resistant Iron Pillar of Delhi, UNESCO Heritage site Qutub Minar, the Chand Bawri

Jun 18, 2019, 11:50 AM IST
China first country in launching rocket from sea

China first country in launching rocket from sea

It is China's first space launch from a sea-based platform and the 306th mission of the Long March carrier rocket series, the state-owned news outlet said.

Jun 06, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
Developing nations need focus on water research: UN

Developing nations need focus on water research: UN

Two new papers from the university's Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health on Wednesday called for reducing this 'alarming' imbalance between resources and need, which impedes the

May 30, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
IAF ties up with ISRO for manned mission crew selection

IAF ties up with ISRO for manned mission crew selection

The Rs 9,023-crore ambitious project involves sending a 3-member crew on board a heavy rocket to an altitude of 350-400 km and orbit around the planet for conducting experiments in space during a

May 30, 2019, 10:34 AM IST
Pakistan launches first official 'moonsighting' website

Pakistan launches first official 'moonsighting' website

The website, pakmoonsighting.pk, was launched on Sunday in an effort "to halt the moonsighting controversy" that rears its head in the country every year prior to religious festivals, reports Dawn

May 28, 2019, 10:33 AM IST