ISRO hopes to set an enviable benchmark for the spacefaring nations.


India will boldly go to Venus for the first time and revisit the Red Planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold interplanetary sojourns to Earth’s immediate neighbours. No other country has ever tried More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

China to launch its first remote-sensing night light observing satellite this year

China is set to launch its first remote-sensing satellite capable of detecting large lighted structures on the ground at night. The Luojia-1A, a 10-kilogramme mini satellite, is being developed by scientists at More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, February 6th, 2017

The Indian-American boy Chaitanya Karamchedu develops a revolutionary process to convert sea water into fresh water

The Indo-American boy Chaitanya Karamchedu from Portland, Oregon found a cheap, easily accessible way to provide clean water from salt water. The boy studying in Jesuit High School/Portland State University used More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

NASA’s Juno spacecraft completes fourth flyby of Jupiter

As per NASA, Juno skimmed about 2,670 miles (4,300 kilometers) above Jupiter’s cloud tops at 7:57 a.m. EST (1257 GMT) on Tursday morning (February 2), zooming by at 129,000 mph (208,000 km/h) relative to the More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

This Indian space startup will fly your name to the moon for Rs 500

Bengaluru-based aerospace startup Team Indus , the only Indian team vying to be the first private entity to soft-land their spacecraft on the moon, as a part of the Google Lunar X-Prize , has come up with an unique More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, January 27th, 2017

NASA Juno clicks fascinating little red spot on Jupiter

A stunning picture of planet Jupiter has yet again been captured by Juno Cam, a NASA space probe. The image reveals a magnificent little red spot on marbled surface of the planet that observers have tracked for More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

China to launch first return probe mission to Moon this year

China will launch the Chang’e-5 lunar probe later this year, its first return mission, as part of the Communist giant’s ambitious efforts to conduct a record number of 30 space launch missions. The probe More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

ISRO Launched 103 satellites in February month..

ISRO is ought to get into record books next month by launching 103 satellites in one go using its workhorse PSLV-C37. The satellites will be separated from the launch vehicle in different directions. The separation More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

An Indian start-up hopes to reach moon this year

A grand prize of $20 million is at stake at Google Lunar Xprize for the team that will successfully land and control a robot on the moon. The robot must be privately developed and funded, and capable of travelling More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, January 16th, 2017

SpaceX Launches, Lands Rocket for First Time Since September Blast

SpaceX on Saturday successfully launched and landed its first unmanned Falcon 9 rocket since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in September. SpaceX has successfully landed multiple rockets this way, on More...