close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

space technology

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

Giving India a new height in space technology, ISRO likely to launch Chandrayaan-2 in April

If due to unsuitable weather, the mission's launch does not take place in April, it can be launched till October this year.

Feb 17, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

MEA rubbishes Aljazeera article about India training North Koreans on classified technology

According to the article, “a research centre in Dehradun is under scrutiny after revelation that it trained North Korean scientists”.

Jun 23, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

India to check illegal mining through satellites

India would soon use indigenous space technology to check illegal mining and guard its mineral wealth using satellite imagery, a top official said on Thursday.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:07 PM 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

PM Narendra Modi to address meet on use of space technology in governance today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a special session of a 'day-long' national meet here on Monday.

Sep 07, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

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.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

`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.

Nov 28, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

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".

Jun 30, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

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.

Feb 14, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

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.

Jan 20, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

`China wants greater presence in space`

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

Aug 29, 2012, 14:12 PM IST

`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

Jun 17, 2012, 16:01 PM IST

`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.

Feb 15, 2012, 13:38 PM IST