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PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO, says 100th achievement shows India's bright future in space programme

Hailing the ISRO for its successful launch of the 100th satellite, the Prime Minister said it signifies the space agency's achievements and the bright future of the country's space programme.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

Space science has an important role in achieving good governance, says PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the National Meet on Promoting Space Technology based Tools and Applications in Governance and Development at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi today.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Russia successfully launches military satellite

Russia successfully launched a military satellite on Friday, following a recent string of failures for the country's space

Jun 06, 2015, 06:48 AM IST

China tests new carrier rocket's power system

China Monday said it has completed a successful ground test on the power system of the country's next-generation carrier rocket for its ambitious space programme expected to begin early next year.

Feb 09, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': State media

Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported today, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.

Nov 18, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee lauds satellite launch- Another landmark in space programme

India will immensely benefit from the applications of the country`s second navigation satellite that was successfully placed into orbit Friday, said President Pranab Mukherjee.

Apr 04, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

Space programme has benefited country: S Radhakrishnan

The success of the Indian space programme has trickled down to society and led to direct economic and other benefits, ISRO chairman S Radhakrishnan today said.

Mar 09, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Scottish Mars exploration plan given 4 mn pound funding

A space programme led by a Scottish research group has received about 4 million pounds in funding to develop a drill to explore the surface of Mars.

Jan 28, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

Ethiopia unveils telescope in first phase of space programme

Ethiopia unveiled Friday the first phase of a space exploration programme, which includes East Africa`s largest observatory designed to promote astronomy research in the region.

Oct 19, 2013, 08:50 AM IST

Iran to send another monkey into space: Report

An Iranian newspaper is reporting that the Islamic Republic plans to send another monkey into space within a month.

Oct 13, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

`Mars mission to boost India`s global credentials`

India`s proposed Mars mission in November would boost New Delhi`s credentials to become a partner in international ventures of such kind in the future, veteran space scientist K Kasturirangan said.

Jan 22, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

China`s space programme has no military purpose

China`s space-related technological developments can be used in both civilian and military sectors, said an official.

Nov 19, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

Heavenly gadgets: Spinoffs from space programmes

Artificial hearts, Olympics-calibre swimsuits are spinoffs from space programmes.

Apr 11, 2011, 14:11 PM IST

Heavenly gadgets: Spinoffs from space programmes

Artificial hearts, Olympics-calibre swimsuits are spinoffs from space programmes.

Apr 11, 2011, 14:11 PM IST