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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
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Space mission

Jul 14, 2020 14:00
There are currently eight active missions exploring Mars; some orbit the planet and some land on its surface. China and the United States will send another two this year. read more
May 23, 2020 14:21
Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots are currently under training in Moscow, and are likely to be potential candidates for the Gaganyaan project. read more
May 15, 2020 17:30
When the seeds returned to Earth, 600,000 children from schools and groups in the UK took part in an experiment, supported by the UK Space Agency, to plant them and monitor their growth, comparing it to that of seeds that had remained on Earth. read more
Sep 22, 2019 00:12
Attending the convocation at IIT Bhubaneshwar, Isro chief K Sivan said, “By December 2020, we will have our first unmanned mission of human space plane. The second unmanned human space plane, we target for July 2021.” read more
Sep 07, 2019 23:48
The orbiter will, however, continue to revolve around the moon and collect significant scientific information on the lunar terrain, elements present on the moon, and the exosphere, the thin layer of atmosphere around the moon. read more
Sep 07, 2019 19:31
The New York Times lauded India’s “engineering prowess and decades of space development”. read more
Sep 07, 2019 04:05
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated Isro’s Chandrayaan 2 mission team for showing exemplary courage read more
Aug 20, 2019 11:05
Chandrayaan 2: According to an ISRO official, the monitoring of Chandrayaan-2 was round-the-clock and officials were anxious to see that the spacecraft was on course to the moon. read more
Aug 14, 2019 19:07
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used the annual event to announce his government’s programmes like ‘Swachh Bharat’, ‘Ayushman Bharat’ and India’s first manned space mission, and also to present a report card on its performance to highlight how the country... read more
Jul 25, 2019 17:25
Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Science and Technology, said the selection process of the astronaut for the space mission would start from February 2020. read more
Jul 23, 2019 00:23
Isro is already working towards its next milestone in the first half of 2020: a solar mission called Aditya L1 to study the external layers of the sun. The Prime Minister has announced a manned space mission by 2022 read more
Jul 22, 2019 16:06
The Chandrayaan-2 will now spend six additional days in Earth’s orbit and 15 fewer days around the moon before it lands on the day that was originally planned, Isro scientists have said. read more
Jul 17, 2019 12:53
The trip also included an interaction with an eminent astronaut who had been a part of various space missions read more
Jul 16, 2019 08:52
The radio telescopes, to be planted on the far side of the moon, are among a plethora of projects underway by the U.S. space agency, private companies and other nations that will transform the moonscape in the coming decade. read more
Jul 16, 2019 08:38
The radio telescopes, to be planted on the far side of the moon, are among a plethora of projects underway by the US space agency, private companies and other nations that will transform the moonscape in the coming decade. read more