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‘Rocket man’ K. Sivan appointed new ISRO chief

Eminent scientist K. Sivan, known as the "Rocket Man" for his significant contribution in the development of cryogenic engines for India's space programme,was on Wednesday appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Space Research...

India to launch 31 satelites on Jan 10

India will launch 31 satellites, including the earth observation spacecraft Cartosat on January 10, from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an official said on Saturday.

Akash Missile launched successfully

Air Missile AKASH with indigenous radio frequency seeker against target Banshee, has been successfully launched from the Launch Complex-III at ITR Chandipur. The launch operations were witnessed by Director General  DRDO and Scientific Adviser to Raksha...

India to launch second mission to moon Chandrayaan II in 2018

India will launch its second space mission to moon, “Chandrayaan II” in 2018, most likely in the first quarter of the year. The announcement was made by Dr Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State...
SpaceX mission

SpaceX video: Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) Mission successful

In yet another milestone in its efforts to reuse the spaceplane, the Elon Musk company SpaceX today launched Falcon 9 rocket for the US military. Falcon 9 rocket is on a mission to launch the...
Shekhar Basu

Academia-industry interface body needed: AEC chief

With Indian scientific institutions facing flak for failing to translate and commercialise technology from labs to the market, the government has been urged to set up a separate organisation at the academia-industry interface to...
GSLV-Mk III

India’s ‘Bahubali’ passes its test, launches communication satellite

India on Monday scored a double success, launching its latest - and heaviest so far - communication satellite GSAT-19 with its brand new and heaviest rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk...

India test fires Prithvi II missile

India on Friday successfully test fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher from launch...

Poor weather halts SpaceX resupply mission to space station

The planned launch of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft for a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station on Thursday was scrubbed due to poor weather, NASA has said. Liftoff was targeted for 5:55 p.m....

SpaceX targets launch of communication satellite on Monday

SpaceX is targetting the launch of a "behemoth" commercial communications satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre on Monday. Weighing in at nearly 13,500 pounds (6,123.4 kgs) atop the rocket, the...

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