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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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Astronomy

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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Astronomy

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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Elections

Rahulspeak: Sending rocket to moon does not feed hungry

Further, the drubbing Congress received in the Lok Sabha election notwithstanding, Rahul Gandhi raked up the failed plank of Rafale deal, too

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Astronomy

Chandrayaan-2 explained: Countdown begins Sunday

GSLV Mark-III will carry the 3.8-tonne Chandrayaan-2, projecting it into an orbit of 170 km perigee and 40,400 km apogee in its 16-minute flight

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Astronomy

First Indian space station being planned: ISRO chief

We have to maintain the Gaganyaan programme after launching the human space mission. In this context, India is planning to set up its own space station: ISRO chief K Sivan

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Astronomy

Chandrayaan II launch in period 9-16 July

Chandrayaan II is an advanced version of the previous Chandrayaan I mission successfully launched about 10 years ago

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Sci-Tech

Chandrayaan-2 mission launch next month? ISRO racing against time

Hyderabad: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country’s second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday. “We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February,” a senior ISRO official said. It is expected by the middle […]