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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…

ISRO to launch 6 to 12 satellites a year

ISRO to launch 6 to 12 satellites a year

ISRO chairman A.S Kiran Kumar that ISRO will increase the number of satellites launches to between 6 to 12 a year as against 4 to 5 at the moment. On…

NASA probe unveils Pluto’s surface variations

NASA probe unveils Pluto’s surface variations

The first published results from the historic flyby of Pluto by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in July have unveiled the icy-dwarf planet’s striking surface variations and unique moon rotations. The…

NASA confirms signs of water flowing on Mars

NASA confirms signs of water flowing on Mars

Potentially life-giving water still flows across the ancient surface of Mars from time to time, NASA scientists said on Monday in revealing a potential breakthrough in both the search for…

ISRO successfully launches Astrosat, 6 other satellites

ISRO successfully launches Astrosat, 6 other satellites

ISRO successfully launched India’s first astronomy satellite Astrosat on Monday, eleven years after the government cleared the project. At 10 AM, ISRO’s workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s XL variant (PSLV-XL)…