Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the defence minister described her as a symbol of women empowerment who “took a flight beyond imagination”.
Kasturirangan is also renowned as the craftsman of the National Education Policy 2020 who changed the face of the country's education system in India and has been rightfully named the ‘Game Changer of Indian Education’, the statement said.
Space scientists at the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad have discovered a new exoplanet - a planet outside the solar system.
Industrialisation of space activities is gaining momentum in India. About 40 space startups and industries are in consultation with ISRO for support related to various domains of space activity.
ISRO chairman K Sivan said the liberalization of space FDI policy will pave ways for foreign space companies to invest in India.
According to ISRO, a variability of the Argon-40 at the middle and higher latitudes of the Moon was identified and observed bythe mass spectrometer CHACE-2 which also depicted the radiogenic activities in the mid and higher latitudes of the Lunar interior.
The system performance met the test objectives and there was a close match with the pre-test predictions, the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency said in a statement.
The veteran space scientist said the ISRO is resilient enough to bounce back.
The 51.70-metre tall rocket GSLV-F10/EOS-03 successfully lifted off from the second launch pad at the spaceport as planned at 05.43 hrs soon after the 26-hour countdown concluded.
Would it be more exciting to book a ticket to the moon, or are we were better off staring at the sky, and not knowing what lies beyond?
The launch begins the first of 11 missions necessary to construct and provision the station and send up a three-person crew by the end of next year.
The satellite will be launched before the final leg of the Gaganyaan mission, which will send astronauts to the Lower Earth Orbit (LEO).
The agreement was announced during French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) headquarters.
The 3-member investigation panel submitted its report in a sealed cover to the apex court recently.
Sounding rockets are one or two-stage solid propellant rockets used for probing the upper atmospheric regions and for space research.
Professor Udupi Ramachandra Rao was a space scientist who supervised the launch of India’s first satellite — 'Aryabhata' in 1975.
NISAR will be the first satellite mission to use two different radar frequencies (L-band and S-band) to measure changes in our planet's surface less than a centimeter across
The failure occurred just minutes after SpaceX declared success. Two previous test flights crash-landed in fireballs.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.