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Astronomers discover 7 new Earth-sized exoplanets that may sustain life

WEB DESK Astronomers have discovered for the first time seven new Earth-sized exoplanets that may be able to sustain life. Lead researcher Michael Gillon, with the University of Liege in Belgium said, these exoplanets are orbiting a star 39 light years away. He said, they could have some liquid water and maybe life. Astronomers have … Continue reading Astronomers discover 7 new Earth-sized exoplanets that may sustain life

ISRO successfully tests engine for GSLV Mark III rocket

AMN Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III at its Liquid Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu yesterday. ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said the full duration flight test of cryogenic upper stage for GSLV Mark III was … Continue reading ISRO successfully tests engine for GSLV Mark III rocket

India creates history; ISRO launches PSLV C37 with 104 satellites

AMN / Indian Space Research Organisation has created history by injecting a record 104 satellites into orbit in a single launch. ISRO successfully launched 104 satellites including Cartosat-2 on board PSLV-C37 at 9:28 AM this morning from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. In a text book launch, the heavy duty rocked blasted off majestically … Continue reading India creates history; ISRO launches PSLV C37 with 104 satellites

Indian-origin Doctor shortlisted for NASA space mission

AMN An Indian-origin doctor currently based in Canada has been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut (CSA) programme. If everything goes as per plan, 32-year old Dr Shawna Pandya may join the league of Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams. Dr Pandya, who was born in Canada, is a … Continue reading Indian-origin Doctor shortlisted for NASA space mission

ISRO tests Cryogenic Upper Stage engine meant for rocket GSLV-Mark-III

AMN   Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested the Cryogenic Upper Stage engine meant for the rocket GSLV-Mark-III. In a release, the space agency has said the indegenously developed engine, designated as C25, was tested for a duration of 50 seconds in its Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri in southern Tamil Nadu, demonstrating … Continue reading ISRO tests Cryogenic Upper Stage engine meant for rocket GSLV-Mark-III

World’s lightest watch created using graphene

Scientists have developed the world’s lightest high-performance mechanical watch made using the ‘wonder material’ graphene and weighing just 40 grammes. The RM 50-03 watch was made using a unique composite incorporating graphene to manufacture a strong but lightweight new case to house the delicate watch mechanism. The graphene composite known as Graph TPT weighs less … Continue reading World’s lightest watch created using graphene

ISRO, CNES ink pact on satellite launch

Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, and French Space agency (CNES) today signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology. The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall in the presence of visiting French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault in Bengaluru today. Space cooperation between France and India … Continue reading ISRO, CNES ink pact on satellite launch

ISRO to launch record 103 satellites in February

India’s space agency ISRO will launch a record 103 satellites-all but three of them foreign at one go on a single rocket in the first week of February in what will be a major feat not attempted by any country. As India looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market, 100 … Continue reading ISRO to launch record 103 satellites in February

India will be among top 3 countries in science and technology: PM

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, India will be among the top three countries in science and technology by 2030. Inaugurating the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Mr Modi said, his government is committed to supporting different streams of scientific knowledge. He said, science must meet the rising aspirations … Continue reading India will be among top 3 countries in science and technology: PM

India test fire Agni-5 ballistic missile successfully

AMN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER India today test fired indigenous developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from the Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. Defence Research and Development Organisation sources said, range co-ordination has reached its final stage for the fourth test of Agni-5 missile. The indigenously-developed surface-to-surface missile, Agni-5, is capable of … Continue reading India test fire Agni-5 ballistic missile successfully

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