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ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday presented the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The award, announced by a jury headed by…

ISRO successfully launches ‘South Asia Satellite’

ISRO successfully launches ‘South Asia Satellite’

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the ‘South Asia Satellite’ (SAS) on Friday, that will boost connectivity among nations in the region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called…

ISRO plans Joint Venture with industries for rocket-building

ISRO plans Joint Venture with industries for rocket-building

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to forge a joint venture with an industrial consortium to build rockets. “We are (currently) using significant amount of things from the industry.…

NASA discovers 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star

NASA discovers 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than…

India can develop space station, says ISRO chief

India can develop space station, says ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman A.S Kiran Kumar on Monday said the country has the capability to develop a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and an…

India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go

India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go

Space agency ISRO on Wednesday scripted history by successfully launching a record 104 satellites, including India’s earth observation satellite, on a single rocket from the spaceport here in Sriharikota. This…

Interceptor missile successfully test-fired

Interceptor missile successfully test-fired

India successfully test-fired its interceptor missile off the Odisha coast on Saturday, achieving a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system. The interceptor was…

SAARC satellite to be launched in March next year: ISRO

SAARC satellite to be launched in March next year: ISRO

India’s ambitious South Asian satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the benefit of SAARC members, will be launched in March next year, ISRO Chairman A.S Kiran Kumar said.…

Water detected on metallic asteroid Psyche

Water detected on metallic asteroid Psyche

Scientists have detected the presence of water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system and the target of a proposed NASA mission. Previous observations of Psyche had…

GSAT-18 launched successfully on board Ariane-5 from Kourou

GSAT-18 launched successfully on board Ariane-5 from Kourou

India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana on Thursday. The launch was originally scheduled…