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India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 in mid-April

Bengaluru :  India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover will be attempted in mid-April, a top space official said on Friday. “We are targeting mid-April to launch Chandrayaan-2 as there were certain tests which could not be done in time for the earlier scheduled January 3 launch,” Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) […]

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Indian rocket lifts-off with military satellite for IAF

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) :  An Indian GSLV-F11 rocket with a two-tonne GSAT-7A military communication satellite lifted-off from the second launch pad here on Wednesday evening. At 4.10 p.m. the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II, numbered GSLV-F11, by the Indian space agency, rose into the sky with a deep-throated growl, breaking free of its shackles. […]

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop tools to detect interstitial lung diseases and lung cancer

Kharagpur (3 Min Read) : Researchers of IIT Kharagpur have developed a decision support system to diagnose malignant lung tissues and other interstitial lung diseases (ILD), said an official statement on Wednesday. “Biopsy especially in the lungs is a critical process, hence conducted only after initial medical analysis is done by expert radiologists. The developed […]

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India’s heaviest communication satellite put into orbit

Chennai (5 Min Read) : India’s heaviest and next generation communication satellite with high throughput GSAT-11 was put into orbit by Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace from French Guiana on Wednesday, the Indian space agency and Arianespace said. Weighing about 5,854 kg, GSAT-11 is the heaviest satellite built by ISRO. GSAT-11 is the fore-runner in the […]

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India’s PSLV rocket successfully puts HysIS satellite into orbit

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) : India on Thursday put into orbit its own Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) — an earth observation satellite — in text book style. The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Core Alone (PSLV CA) rocket variant lifted off with 31 satellites — the HysIS and 30 foreign satellites. The notable aspect of […]