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Rajnath Singh Takes Pride In India's 'Unprecedented' Undertakings In The Space Sector

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the defence minister described her as a symbol of women empowerment who “took a flight beyond imagination”.

Kasturirangan, Tessy Thomas, Verma Awarded DSc At IIT Kharagpur Convocation

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Physical Research Lab Scientists Discover New Exoplanet

Space scientists at the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad have discovered a new exoplanet - a planet outside the solar system.

Indian Industry To Produce Two More Entirely-Built Rockets GSLV-Mk III And SSLV

Sep 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


Liberalization Of India’s Space FDI Policy Will Open Up Opportunities: ISRO Chief

ISRO chairman K Sivan said the liberalization of space FDI policy will pave ways for foreign space companies to invest in India.

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10 September, 2021

Chandrayaan 2 Makes Significant Findings, Says ISRO: All You Need To Know

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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.


29 August, 2021

ISRO Conducts Successful Hot Test Of Service Module Propulsion System 'Gaganyaan'

Outlook Web Desk

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.


12 August, 2021

‘It's A shock’: Former ISRO Chairman Madhavan Nair On GSLV Launch Setback

Outlook Web Bureau

The veteran space scientist said the ISRO is resilient enough to bounce back.


12 August, 2021

GSLV-F10/EOS-03 Mission Not Accomplished Due To Performance Anomaly: ISRO

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


22 July, 2021

Laws Of Attraction

Ekta Kumar

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?


29 April, 2021

China Launches Core Module For Permanent Space Station

Associated Press (AP)

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.


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25 April, 2021

ISRO To Launch Data Relay Satellite To Help Track Gaganyaan

Outlook Web Bureau

The satellite will be launched before the final leg of the Gaganyaan mission, which will send astronauts to the Lower Earth Orbit (LEO).


15 April, 2021

India-France Ink Deal For Cooperation On Gaganyaan Mission

Outlook Web Bureau

The agreement was announced during French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) headquarters.


05 April, 2021

Isro Espionage Case: Probe Panel Files Report, Supreme Court To Hear Matter Next Week

Outlook Web Bureau

The 3-member investigation panel submitted its report in a sealed cover to the apex court recently.


13 March, 2021

ISRO Launches Sounding Rocket RH-560 To Study Attitudinal Variations

Outlook Web Bureau

Sounding rockets are one or two-stage solid propellant rockets used for probing the upper atmospheric regions and for space research.


10 March, 2021

Google Doodle Remembers ‘India’s Satellite Man’ Udupi Ramachandra Rao On His Birth Anniversary

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Professor Udupi Ramachandra Rao was a space scientist who supervised the launch of India’s first satellite — 'Aryabhata' in 1975.


09 March, 2021

ISRO Develops Radar For Joint Earth Observation Satellite Mission With NASA

PTI

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


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04 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship Lands Upright, Then Explodes In Latest Test

Associated Press (AP)

The failure occurred just minutes after SpaceX declared success. Two previous test flights crash-landed in fireballs.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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