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Indian Railways to Partner with ISRO to Avoid Accidents, Monitor Trains

  Indian Railways have decided to rope in ISRO to overcome the increasing menace of unmanned railway crossing and increasing accidents and derailments, which can be avoided with the latest satellite surveillance technology. The Geospatial technology involves GPS (global positioning systems), GIS, and RS (remote sensing) and the trains and monitoring staff can get online all the satellite images for ...

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Safe Landing Drone in Emergency is All That Matters Now: Researchers

Amid reports and fears of using drones, new safety measures have come under radar and the University of Zurich team under Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, has developed a system to answer all safety concerns. The prblems faced by drones could be running out of power, crash land requirement, finding safe-landing spot, executing safe-landing procedure, among others. Moreover, potential crash landing situations ...

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India IRNSS-1D Launch: India Joins Top 4 Club With Own GPS, Navigation Satellites

India launched successfully IRNSS-1D satellite, its fourth navigation satellite in row into orbit on Saturday at 5:19 PM on its rocket launching vehicle PSLV C27 from the 2nd launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The rocket left behind an inverted flare with a long handle as it gathered speed amidst the cheers of the ...

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ISRO Plans to Launch IRNSS-1D by March-end, Glitch Not Fixed Yet

The Bangalore-based ISRO team is working round the clock to fix the glitch found in telemetry transmitter of IRNSS-1D so the launch date need not be postponed beyond March. The faulty transmitter has forced the ISRO team to dismount the fourth prestigious nvaigation satellite from the rocket launcher PSLV-27 on March 4, just four days left for its scheduled launch ...

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India Gears Up to Launch Fourth IRNSS Navigation Satellite in March 9-15 Window

Riding high on its Mangalyaan and re-entry module success, India is gearing up to launch its next scheduled satellite IRNSS-1D during the launch window from March 9 to March 15. With this launch, India will be moving closer to its own satellite navigation system and three more IRNSS satellites will complete the circle of full-fledged own satellite navigation system in ...

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First GPS Study in India Says Leopards in Human Areas not ‘Conflict’ Animals

The first GPS-based study of leopards in India revealed that leopards in human areas are not always "stray" or "conflict" animals but residents with strategies to thrive in human dominated areas. The study, which delved into the secret lives of these big cats, suggests that policy makers need to rethink India’s leopard management strategies. The findings showed that leopards apply ...

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