SCIENCE / TECH

First manned mission to space by December 2021: ISRO

AMN / Bengaluru Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO today announced that it was well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. Addressing Media here today, ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan has said a human space centre is set up for this mission. He said under Gaganyaan … Continue reading First manned mission to space by December 2021: ISRO

PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Punjab on Jan 3

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Jalandhar, Punjab on the third of next month. This will be the 106th edition of the event based on the theme ‘Future India: Science and Technology’. An official release said the Prime Minister will also address about 30,000 delegates, including Nobel laureates, eminent scientists, … Continue reading PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress-2019 in Punjab on Jan 3

Cabinet approves Indian Human Spaceflight programme

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet has approved the Gaganyaan Programme with a demonstration of Indian Human Spaceflight capability to low earth orbit for a mission duration ranging from one orbital period to a maximum of seven days. A human-rated GSLV Mk-lll will be used to carry the orbital module which will have necessary provisions … Continue reading Cabinet approves Indian Human Spaceflight programme

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite

  WEB DESK The Indian space research Organisation ISRO on Wednesday successfully launched geostationary communication satellite GSAT-7A onboard Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F11. The exclusive advanced communication satellite separated from the rocket after 19 minutes of the launch. The 26-hour countdown for the launch commenced yesterday at 2.10 pm and the rocket blasted off at … Continue reading ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite

After great success of PSLV-C43, all eyes are now on satellite GSAT-11

Our Correspondent / New Delhi After the great success of the sixth mission of the PSLV-C43, all eyes are now towards the launch of communication satellite GSAT-11 from French Guiana by Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace, on Dec 5.  At 5854 Kgs, GSAT-11 is the heaviest, next generation high throughput communication (16 Gbps) satellite configured around Indian … Continue reading After great success of PSLV-C43, all eyes are now on satellite GSAT-11

ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29

WEB DESK ISRO’s heavy-lift rocket GSLV-Mark-Three has proven its reliability by successfully launching the communication satellite GSAT-29. It lifted off this evening at 05.08 hours from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. In a little over 16 minutes, it injected the country’s second high-throughput communication satellite … Continue reading ISRO launches communication satellite GSAT-29

Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI A conference on Cyber Security– Challenges and Innovations on Monday deliberated on the current trends, need and future requirements of innovation in the field of cyber security for a secured cyber space. It focused on understanding the challenges the way ahead for the country through homegrown technological research and innovation. … Continue reading Conference on Cyber Security focuses on current trends, future needs

Indian International Science Festival begins in Lucknow

AMN Four-day Indian International Science Festival (IISF) 2018 kicked off in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. Union science and technology minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed scientists and experts, including science teachers and students, participating in the event. President Ramnath Kovind will formally inaugurate the festival tomorrow. The subject of this year’s festival is science for … Continue reading Indian International Science Festival begins in Lucknow

Three scientists jointly win Nobel Prize for Physics

AMN They are Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland. Dr Ashkin is from the US, Dr Mourou is French and Dr Strickland is of Canada. The three researchers have been awarded for inventions in the field of laser physics which have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in industry and medicine. The … Continue reading Three scientists jointly win Nobel Prize for Physics

India successfully test fires Prithvi Defence Vehicle

WEB DESK India successfully conducted an interceptor missile test off the Odisha coast last night, achieving a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system. Defence sources said, the interceptor was launched from Abdul Kalam Island of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at 8.05 PM.A Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientist said … Continue reading India successfully test fires Prithvi Defence Vehicle

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