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ISRO Chief Says Climate Change is Most Concerning Issue Today

Indian Space Research Organisation’s Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said climate change is among the most concerning issues today faced by mankind and has potential to shape human history in the future. Dr Kumar was speaking at the second convocation of Assam Kaziranga University in Shillong, Meghalaya on Sunday where he was felicitated with honorary doctorate along with music maestro Amjad ...

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ISRO Plans Chandrayaan 2, Mangalyaan 2 and Sukrayaan-1 after Successful Cryogenic Rocket Tests

Venus or Sukra planet will soon have an ISRO spacecraft greeting in its orbit if Indian Space Research Organisation is able to create another milestone with its deep space exploration mission. Not falling for the age-old saying that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, ISRO first visited the nearest object Moon before eyeing the Mars, which has ...

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How more than 1600 space applications revolutionised our lives?

From home-based BP machines to camera pixels to hi-fi MRI and CAT scans, more than 1,600 applications originally developed for space applications have made their way into our daily lives revolutionising our life-style, said ISRO chief A.S. Kiran Kumar. He said most of these innovations do not come from a single new technology but come from an existing technology that ...

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Vikram Sarabhai Centre New Chief Sivan Takes Charge

Kerala-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSCC) of ISRO will have a new chief with effect from Monday as renowned scientist K.Sivan assumed office as director. The Centre is the second-most important arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). K. Sivan, took over charge from the outgoing director M.S. Dathan upon his retirement. A veteran scientist with the ISRO since ...

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IRNSS-1D Launch on March 28, says ISRO Chief

Indian space agency ISRO is all set to launch its fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D on March 28, and the repaired satellite will be re-mounted on PSLV-27 vehicle at Satish Dhawan Stellite Launch Centre in Sriharikota by this week. The launch was delayed after a glitch in the telemetry transmitter in IRNSS-1D. Otherwise, it was scheduled to lift off on March ...

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A.S. Kiran Kumar Takes Charge as ISRO Chief, Space Secretary, Chairman of Space Commission

India’s space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar on Wednesday took charge as secretary of the department of space and also chairman of the Space Commission and the Indian space agency ISRO in Bangalore on a three-year term. The 62-year-old ISRO’s veteran scientist was director of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat prior to ...

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