Category: SciTech

GSAT-18 successfully launched

Newsroom24x7 Staff Kourou (French Guiana): India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18 was inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system today (October 06, 2016) from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-231. Weighing 3404 kg at lift-off, GSAT-18 carries 48 communication transponders to provide Services in Normal C-band, Upper Extended C-band and Ku-bands of the frequency spectrum. GSAT-18 carries Ku-band

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PSLV-C35 successfully launches 8 Satellites into two different orbits in a single flight

 Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: In its thirty seventh flight (PSLV-C35), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 Satellite along with seven co-passenger satellites today morning (September 26, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty sixth consecutively successful mission of PSLV. The total weight of all the eight

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ISRO: GSLV-F05 successfully launches INSAT-3DR

Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: The launch of GSLV-F05, the tenth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), successfully took place from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota today afternoon. The high-point of the GSLV-F05 flight is the launch of the INSAT-3DR, an advanced weather satellite, weighing 2211 kg into a

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India becomes the fourth country to demonstrate the flight testing of Scramjet Engine

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sriharikota: The first experimental mission of ISRO’s Scramjet Engine towards the realisation of an Air Breathing Propulsion System was successfully conducted today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. After a smooth countdown of 12 hours, the solid rocket booster carrying the Scramjet Engines, lifted off at 0600 hrs (6:00 am) IST.  The

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ISRO launches PSLV-C34 with record 20 satellites

Newsroom24x7 Staff Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) today successfully launch PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series satellite and 19 co-passenger satellites. In a Congratulatory message to A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of ISRO, President of India Pranab Mukherjee congratulated has said, “My heartiest congratulations to you and your

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ISRO: India’s Reusable Launch Vehicle successfully flight tested

.Newsroom24x7 Desk Sriharikota: ISRO today successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime. In this experimental mission, the HS9 solid rocket booster carrying RLV-TD lifted off from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 07:00hr IST. After a successful flight of 91.1 second, HS9 burn

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PSLV-C33 successfully launched: India will now command position information in the Indian region

In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) Thursday afternoon (April 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty fourth consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the thirteenth in its

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Over 60% of the milk produced in India is contaminated: CSIR-CEERI comes to the rescue

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: It is feared that over 60% of the milk is contaminated due to malpractices in milk supply chain which includes dilution with unsafe water. The milk is otherwise said to be adulterated with contaminants such as urea, salt, detergent, liquid soap, boric acid, caustic soda, soda and hydrogen peroxide which have hazardous

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Modi Cabinet clears proposal to set up Gravitational-wave Observatory in India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ‘in principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal for research on gravitational waves. The proposal, known as LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India) is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and

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PSLV places six satellites from Singapore in orbit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sriharikota: In its thirty second flight conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota today evening (December 16, 2015), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C29 successfully launched six satellites from Singapore, including the 400 kg TeLEOS-1, the primary satellite. The other five satellites were co. passenger payloads. PSLV-C29 launched all the six

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Deep-reinforcement learning aims to make robots learn faster than ever

Newsroom24x7 Desk San Francisco : A new artificial intelligence startup called Osaro aims to give industrial robots super speed turbocharge that would enable the machines to buck up on their learning speeds and make it faster than ever. All this would be possible due to claims made by Osaro, with $3.3 million in investments from the

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NASA launches Orbital ATK Cygnus Resupply Mission

Newsroom24x7 Desk Florida : NASA commercial partner Orbital ATK has set Thursday, Dec. 3, for the launch of its fourth contracted mission to the International Space Station under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. NASA Television coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. EST. NASA confirmed the launch date at the conclusion of Tuesday’s launch readiness review

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Scientists reach closer to decoding Mars’ atmosphere

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington: NASA briefing on Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission’s findings on Martian atmosphere revealed findings in which MAVEN identified the process which appeared to have played a key role in transition of Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment that might have supported surface life to cold, arid planet

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Facebook plans a satellite launch in 2016

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced FB’s ambitious plans of launching a satellite for facilitating internet access in remote areas of some part of the globe which is densely populated and active on social networking sites. Facebook has made plans to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to remote

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