space sector

India yet to arrive on military satellite scene: US expert

May 2nd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) The launch of the Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) is a major step forward for India but it must increase its capacity and launch many more ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Canada launches aerospace review

February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 28 (IANS) The Canadian government has launched an aerospace review to boost economy.David Emerson, a retired cabinet minister, will lead a three-member advisory council to examine how government, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian space agency highlights in 2010 (With Mixed bag for Indian space agency in 2010)

December 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Major milestones of the Indian Space Research Organisation in 2010:JanuaryLaunching sounding rockets to study annular solar eclipse. Successful testing of world's third largest solid propellant booster for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

South Africa launches space agency

December 9th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 9 (IANS) South Africa Thursday launched its space agency on what has been described as a historic day for the country.Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor and experts from the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

ISRO offers road map for private firms in space business (Lead)

August 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday urged the private sector to come up with innovative technologies to join hands with it to tap the growing space ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yash Pal and Annadurai selected for Firodia award

December 9th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Two scientists connected to the Indian space sector, Yash Pal and M. Annadurai, have been selected for the 2009 H.K.Firodia award. The Awards Selection Committee comprising R.A. Mashelkar, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India’s space programmes based on its needs: Outgoing chief

October 31st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) India does not look at other Asian countries like Japan and China as competitors in the space sector as its programmes are based on its ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India puts Oceansat-2, six European satellites in orbit (Roundup)

September 23rd, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) India consolidated its position as a leading global player in the space sector as it Wednesday launched its 16th remote-sensing satellite, the Rs.160-crore ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India plans `manned moon mission’ by 2015: ISRO chief

January 12th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Encouraged by Chandrayaan-I's success in October, India has planned a "manned moon mission" by 2015, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair said Monday."India is now ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Orbiting robots would be able to repair errant satellites on demand

June 30th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Three European aerospace engineers have said that space agencies and satellite operators should accelerate their efforts to develop robotic mechanics that can ply various Earth orbits, fixing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

France supports India’s inclusion as UN Security Council’s permanent member

January 25th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France today said that it supports India's inclusion as a permanent member of UN Security Council, thus making the UN more relevant to the needs of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |