Author Archives: admin

ISRO, French space agency seal agreement on maritime security

By | April 4, 2019

National space agency ISRO and its French counterpart CNES sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May. The two nations will explore putting up a constellation of low-Earth orbiting satellites that will identify and track movement of ships globally – and in particular those moving in the […]

Read more »

ISRO and NASA can jointly work on India’s first manned mission: Former NASA administrator

By | April 4, 2019

The Indian Space Research Organisation and US’s NASA can work together for India’s first manned mission to space by allowing US private companies to train and select the astronauts, said a former head of the US space agency. While adding that the US can offer assistance for the Indian mission, Major General Charles Frank Bolden […]

Read more »

All you need to know about India’s light combat aircraft Tejas

By | April 4, 2019

The term Tejas means ‘radiance’. Developed as a joint venture between Aeronautical Development Agency and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Tejas is a lightweight aircraft technically described as multi-role, singing-engine tactical fighter. Specially manufactured for induction into the Indian Navy and Indian Air force, Tejas comes with two variations. Tejas is an indigenously manufactured Light Combat Aircraft […]

Read more »

ISRO awards 96 people, teams for their contributions to space projects, programs

By | April 4, 2019

The Indian Space Research Organisation presented 96 individuals with awards at a ceremony held at its Antariksh Bhavan headquarters in Bengaluru. The awards were in recognition of various contributions made by individuals and organisations towards the success of ISRO’s projects and programmes. The ‘ISRO Awards‘ were distributed by former Chairman Dr K Kasturirangan and present Chairman Dr K Sivan. […]

Read more »

India’s First Three-Orbit Mission With Solar-Powered Fourth Stage: ISRO To Launch PSLV-C45 On 1 April

By | April 4, 2019

In its first three-orbit mission that launches satellites into three different orbits, ISRO is set to launch PSLV-C45 on 1 April 2019, reports. ISRO will place advanced electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 commercial satellites in the orbit. At first the launch was scheduled on 4 March but was delayed. Explaining the cause behind the […]

Read more »

Boeing 737 Max crash raises tough questions on aircraft automation

By | April 4, 2019

Mr Tom Enders just couldn’t resist the swipe at the competition. It was June 2011, and the chief executive officer of Airbus SE was on a stage at the Paris air show after the planemaker won in a matter of days an unprecedented 600 orders for its upgraded A320neo airliner, while Boeing Co. stood on the sidelines. […]

Read more »

NASA Wants to Put a Rover on the Moon by 2023

By | April 4, 2019

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — NASA’s timeline for lunar exploration has tended to jump from sending small commercial landers as soon as possible to getting human missions there by 2028, but on (March 18), agency officials offered a target date for a key intermediate step: They want to put a rover on the moon by 2023. Those comments […]

Read more »

Young Scientist Programme Launched

By | April 4, 2019

Indian Space Research Organisation has launched a special programme for School Children called “Young Scientist Programme” “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” (युविका) from this year, in tune with the Government’s vision “Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”. The Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent […]

Read more »

Astrosat Picture of the Month of Feb, 2019

By | April 4, 2019

New population of Ultraviolet stars in the Globular Cluster NGC 2808 The Sun is a constant presence in our lives and is about 5 billion years old. But will the Sun itself change in the millions of years to come? Any such change will occur so far into the future, that astronomers need to look […]

Read more »