October 15, 2014
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October 13, 2014
A first-person account of an ISRO employee on the challenging working environment
Chennai, Oct 13
The 67-hour countdown for the launch of India’s navigation satellite IRNSS 1C, the third of seven satellites in the series to put in place India’s navigation system on par with US’ Global Position...
Bangalore, Oct 9
The launch of ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C26, is now scheduled for October 16 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.
The launch window of the missio...
Washington, Oct 7
NASA has awarded five-year grants totalling almost US $ 50 million to seven research teams in the U.S. to study the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe.
Washington, Oct 2
Scientists have found that the 'Man in the Moon' image on the lunar surface was created by a large plume of magma deep within the Moon's interior. New data obtained by NASA's GRAIL missi...
New York, Sept 28
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today used the metaphor of cost of travel by auto in Ahmedabad to the expenditure incurred in the landmark Mars Orbiter Mission which India accomplished in the very fi...
Paris, Sept 27
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft will attempt on November 12 to land a robot lab on a comet hurtling through deep space in a first for humankind, a statement said today. Ten days after unveiling...
Chennai, Oct 16
It was yet another text book launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C26) carrying the 1,425-kg Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS-1C) from Sriharikota at 1.32 a.m. <...
Washington, Oct 15
NASA’s Maven spacecraft has given scientists their first glimpse of the mysterious upper atmosphere of Mars, which has baffled them for decades.
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution...
October 13, 2014
Deaths of scientists in Iran and the UK remain unexplained »
Washington, Oct 11
The construction of ambitious next- generation Thirty Meter Telescope, to be built at an estimated cost of $1.47 billion by an international consortium consisting of institutions from India, the U...
New Delhi, Oct 7
Renowned defence technologist and father of ‘BrahMos’ cruise missile, Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai, was conferred the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award by President Pranab Mukherjee here today.
Chennai, Oct 3
ISRO will launch the third of seven series of satellites to put in place India’s own navigation system on par with US’ Global Positioning System (GPS) from the spaceport of Sriharikota on October...
Washington, Oct 1
India and the US, after sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars’ orbit, have now agreed to cooperate on future explorations of the Red Planet, which America said will yield “tangible ben...
Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 27
India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) D...
NEW DELHI, Sept 26
As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business at conglomerate Godrej's aerospace division that made the spacecraft's engine and thruster componen...