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ISRO sets up nozzle testing labs in VSSC

ISRO sets up nozzle testing labs in VSSC

In a bid to carry out better research in the area of rocket nozzle, Indian Space Research Organisation has established Nozzle Testing Laboratories at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram.…

Transit of Mercury over Sun on May 9

Transit of Mercury over Sun on May 9

A transit of Mercury over the disc of the sun will take place in the afternoon of May 9 and will be visible from India after a gap of about…

PM terms PSLV-C33 launch as example of ‘Make in India’

PM terms PSLV-C33 launch as example of ‘Make in India’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the successful launch of PSLV-C33 carrying 7th navigation satellite IRNSS-1G to complete the landmark mission for a regional navigational system, saying it will…

NASA’s Saturn probe detects interstellar dust

NASA’s Saturn probe detects interstellar dust

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn has for the first time detected and analysed dust coming from beyond our solar system. Cassini has been in orbit around Saturn since 2004, studying…

ISRO to launch record 22 satellites in single mission

ISRO to launch record 22 satellites in single mission

India is all set to script history by launching a record number of 22 satellites, including a number of micro and nano ones from foreign countries, in a single mission…

ISRO places sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F in orbit

ISRO places sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F in orbit

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Thursday successfully put into orbit India’s sixth dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1F. The satellite was launched on-board India’s workhorse launch vehicle, the Polar…

Total solar eclipse sweeps across Indonesia

Total solar eclipse sweeps across Indonesia

A total solar eclipse swept across the vast Indonesian archipelago on Wednesday, marked by ecstatic sky gazers cheering the spectacle, devout Muslims kneeling in prayer and tribespeople performing rituals. The…

Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on Mar 9: NASA

Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on Mar 9: NASA

Millions of people in parts of Southeast Asia will witness a total solar eclipse that will last over a minute on March 9 this year, according to NASA. Though only…

NASA spacecraft spots ‘Floating’ hills on Pluto

NASA spacecraft spots ‘Floating’ hills on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous ‘floating’ hills that may be fragments of water ice, giving an insight into the dwarf…

ISRO launches India’s fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E

ISRO launches India’s fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully launched its fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E on-board the workhorse PSLV-C31 in Sriharikota, taking another step to be on par with U.S…