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Food in Gaganyaan includes idli, moong ka halwa

As the earth’s gravitational pull in space wanes, Gaganyaan has also designed special vessels that will hold food and water for astronauts

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ISRO plans for 2020: Chandrayaan 3, Gaganyaan, spaceport

ISRO spent the year 2019 preparing for Chandrayaan 3 and Gaganyaan besides India’s second spaceport coming up in Tuticorin of Tamil Nadu

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RiSAT-2BR1 to help in Balakot-like military operations

The all-weather, round-the-clock RiSAT-2BR1 will also help in anti-terror operations including tracking of the movement of infiltrators

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Chinese ‘sun’: What the device is, how it will work

It’s a device that aims at harnessing that part of the natural sun’s energy that does not make it to the earth

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Shanmuga Subramanian of Chennai locates Vikram for NASA

The debris first located by Shanmuga is about 750 m NW of the main crash site and was a single bright pixel identification: NASA

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Cartosat 3, with camera to monitor Pakistan, placed in orbit

The camera of third-generation advanced satellite Cartosat 3 can take clear pictures from space to ground to a height of less than 1 ft

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ISRO ensuring Chandrayaan 3 soft landing

ISRO scientists led by Centre for Liquid Propulsion Systems’ V Narayanan have analysed the reasons for Lander Vikram’s communication failure

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NASA nearly confirms Vikram crash-landed

The US space agency says while the image of Vikram could not be captured due to some haze in the moon region at the time of taking the photographs, there are tell-tale signs of a hard landing in between two craters

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NASA analysing images of Chandrayaan-2 landing location

NASA had earlier said it would share ‘before and after’ photographs of the target area of ‚Äč‚ÄčLander Vikram of ISRO’s mission Chandrayaan-2

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Chandrayaan-2: Hope of extracting info from Vikram dims

Almost a week has passed since the 7 September incident. Now the ISRO has another week left to retrieve data from it.