Category: SciTech

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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GSLV-D6 is ready for launch from Sriharikota

Newsroom24x7 Desk GSLV-D6 is the ninth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). It is also the fifth developmental flight of GSLV. This is the third time the indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) is being carried on-board during a GSLV flight. GSLV-D6 flight is significant since it intends to continue the testing of

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MOM sends spectacular images of Red Planet

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Mangalyaan, India’s Mass Orbiter Mission (MOM), the nation’s first probe-of the Red Planet Mars, has sent down spectacular images of the Ophir Chasma terrain. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released new 3D images sent by MOM. The amazing gallery of images shows the capture from the stunning Martian canyon,

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PM congratulates Indian Space Scientists for the successful testing of Indigenous Cryogenic Engine

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Ministeri Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian Space Scientists for the successful testing of Indigenous Cryogenic Engine. “Congratulations to our space scientists for the successful testing of our indigenous cryogenic engine” , the PM has said in a messageThe engine tested today (April 28) will enable us to put satellites of up

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University of Texas-NASA study sees new threat to East Antarctic ice

Newsroom24x7 Desk Austin (USA): Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, NASA and other research organizations have discovered two seafloor troughs that could allow warm ocean water to reach the base of Totten Glacier, East Antarctica’s largest and most rapidly thinning glacier. The discovery likely explains the glacier’s extreme thinning and raises concern about

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