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ISRO awaits data

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is awaiting data analysis from Russia, who supplied the cryogenic engine, to finalise its report on the failure of the GSLV (Geosynchronous Satel

US lifts export controls on Indian space, defence companies

Washington: The United States on Monday lifted a 12-year-old export control ban on nine Indian space and defence-related companies, removing them from the so-called Entity List in a move expected to d

ISRO offers Sabarimala satellite images

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has offered to provide satellite pictures of Sabarimala area using remote sensing technology for taking measures to prevent disasters like the stampede tha

Girl, 10, is youngest ever to spot supernova


Montreal: A 10-year-old Canadian girl has become the youngest person ever to discover a supernova, or exploding star, according to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Eagle-eyed Kathryn Aurora

'India to have own satnav system soon'

Chennai: India will shortly join a select group of nations having its own satellite navigation system called Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) offering position, navigation and timin

Russia fires scientists after launch fails

Moscow: President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday fired two top space officials and reprimanded the head of Russia's space agency after the failed launch of three vital communications satellites, the Kre

India to launch 30 satellites by 2020

Bengaluru: India is mulling to launch at least 30 earth observation satellites in the next one decade, a senior official at the Department of Space (DoS) said today.

"We expect not less than 30 sa

GSLV couldn't take the extra weight?


Bengaluru: Instability introduced by excessive payload weight was most likely responsible for the failure of an Indian rocket's launch on Christmas day, an expert in the field and former scientist of

GSLV up in smoke: Isro begins probe into launch disaster

Bengaluru: India's top space scientists are analysing data to find out what caused the failure of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) mission and an expert committee is likely to be for

Is India's Chandrayaan-2 in danger?

Bengaluru: A veteran space scientist has strongly vouched for the robustness of the indigenously-built GSLV, saying it was a well-proved rocket and that 'quality problem' led to its failure.

"It is

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