planetary exploration

KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

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India planning to launch 10 satellites in a year


April 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch 10 satellites in a year to better communication network and improve disaster management, the government revealed ... Read more...

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ISC-2011 to focus on science education, planetary exploration


March 15th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Mar 15 (IANS) Collaboration with space agencies of different countries for planetary explorations and India-US student exchange programme will be the highlights of the next Indian Science Congress (ISC) in ... Read more...

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Morphing “spacesuit” can adjust on astronaut’s body to ensure perfect fit


November 30th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): In a new research, enginees have developed a new part-robotic spacesuit that has a morphing design, which makes it automatically adjust itself on the astronaut's body in seconds ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I a 110 percent success, asserts ISRO chief


September 25th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) By finding water on the lunar surface, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has completed "110 percent of the objectives", Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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“Space Internet” to link planets by 2011


July 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): NASA missions are planning to adopt the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) system, or "Space Internet", which has the potential to link planets, by the year 2011.According to ... Read more...

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Traces of microbes in shallow ice layers may help find life on icy worlds


June 26th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new research has indicated that living microorganisms and the food that sustained them can be detected in shallow ice layers, which will help find life on icy ... Read more...

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Astronauts need more intense workouts to maintain muscle fitness in space


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that astronauts need to modify their workouts to avoid extensive muscle loss during missions onboard the International Space Station (ISS).The research, sponsored by ... Read more...

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Liquid saltwater on Mars detected by NASAs Phoenix Lander


March 18th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new analysis by a group of mission scientists has determined that salty, liquid water has been detected on a leg of the Mars Phoenix Lander and ... Read more...

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Evidence of salt water found on Mars, scientists say


March 18th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washinton, March 17 (DPA) A group of scientists who worked on the Phoenix Mars lander last year say they have found evidence of liquid salt water on the red planet. An analysis of ... Read more...

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Now, mobile robotic arms to manipulate objects with UMan


June 8th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Though robots moving around, doing household chores and fighting like humans is something limited to sci-fi films, scientists are trying hard to build androids that simulate humans ... Read more...

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NASA probe returns highest resolution view ever from Mars


June 6th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has returned the highest resolution view ever from the Red Planet, with the images of dust and sand particles taken by the probes ... Read more...

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