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Satellite RESOURCESAT-2A Launched by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation launches Remote Sensing satellite, RESOURCESAT-2A, using its workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The spacecraft mass is around 1,200 kilogram with...

Helium Can Signal Earthquake

Researchers at the University of Tokyo and their collaborators have revealed a relationship between helium levels in groundwater and the amount of stress exerted...

Scientists Bred Endangered Fish

Scientists from Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture (CIBA) scientists have bred Etroplus canarensis, a breed of fish assessed by the International Union of...

List of Products Developed by DRDO

A list of products developed by DRDO during last two years (2014, 2015) and the current year (2016) for defence and civilian use is...

Latest on Chandrayaan 2 Mission

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon, is a totally indigenous mission comprising of Orbiter, Lander and Rover. The Orbiter and Rover flight systems are...

Ring-Skimming Mission at Planet Saturn

NASA’s Saturn-orbiting spacecraft, Cassini, has begun an unprecedented mission to skim the planet’s rings. Cassini got a gravitational assist from Saturn’s big moon Titan. That...

Four New Elements Added to Periodic Table

The periodic table has got four extra elements listed. The new elements have now been given official names and will be included in the...

ISS Cargo Ship Burns in Atmosphere

An unmanned cargo ship travelling to the International Space Station burned up in the atmosphere shortly after lauching. The cargo ship’s loss occurred some 190...

500 Metre Telescope in News

The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) in the China's southwest, which was launched in September and cost 1.2 billion yuan ($180 million) to build,...

Desalination of Water in India

Desalination of seawater is possible by using Thermal Desalination Technology and/or Membrane Technology like Reverse Osmosis (RO). Thermal and/or Electrical energy from Atomic Power Station...

NASA Ends ISS RapidScat Mission

NASA's International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat) Earth science instrument has ended operations following a successful two-year mission aboard the space station. The mission launched...

AYUSH-QOL-2C To Reduce Side Effects

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has developed an anti-diabetic drug AYUSH-82. License has been granted to eight firms through National Research...