Pixxel abandons satellite launch through PSLV C51

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengaluru: In the midst of a raging controversy, Pixxel, on Tuesday 23 February, cited “some software issues” as the reason and called off the much hyped and publicised launch of its satellite through ISRO’s PSLV later this month. It was in the fag end of 2020 that Pixxel had signed an agreement with… Read More Pixxel abandons satellite launch through PSLV C51

Speakup India: Why bury merit in ISRO

Newsroom24x7 Network ISRO’s present leadership crisis perhaps could have been avoided had former ISRO chief Kiran Kumar not refused an extension. Now Sivan being given an extension appears to be an internal maneuvering to keep certain distinguished scientists from getting into the leadership race and an attempt to perpetuate mediocrity. Lalit Shastri, Editor-in-Chief Newsroom24x7, exposed… Read More Speakup India: Why bury merit in ISRO

Is it another Antrix-Devas like Scam in ISRO

Lalit Shastri An Indian start up operating out of Bengaluru with the brand name Pixxel, promises 24-hour global coverage with hyperspectral imaging. They want to deploy constellation of 30 small satellites for this purpose. The startup company has been founded by two young graduates from BITS Pilani. Their first satellite is slated to be launched… Read More Is it another Antrix-Devas like Scam in ISRO