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ISRO looking for industries to participate in launch of 23.5.2018 General News
ISRO today said it was looking at participation of a consortium of industries in the space agency's plan to launch 12 to 18 rockets each year. "ISRO wants the industries to come forward and develop the finished product from raw material to processing, integration, testing and launching of rocket from Sriharikota, in our plan to launch 12 to 18 rockets each year," S Pandian, Director of Indian Space Research Organisation Propulsion complex at Mahendragiri near Kanyakumari. Speaking at the seventh edition of three-day SUBCON-2018 organised by the district industries association, he said space technology has to be taken to the unreachable in terms of remote-sensing, education, tele-medicine, defence and communication. Stating that the country is looking for transponders to cope with the demand, he said the number of TV channels on air was inadequate to meet the requirements of a family in modern times. "The goal of ISRO is to reach out to the unreachable," Pandian said.
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'Hry govt working for revival of Saraswati river' 23.5.2018 General News
The Haryana government is working in a mission mode for the revival and rejuvenation of Saraswati river, Art and Cultural Affairs Minister Kavita Jain said today while describing the mythical river as a national heritage of India. The minister made the remarks after the Haryana Sarasvati Heritage Development Board and the state's irrigation and water resources department signed two MoUs to investigate the palaeo-channel, and study hydrological and geomorphological aspects relating to the river. "The state government has now roped in agencies like the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), National Institute of Hydrology and Geological Survey of India (NIH) to speed up work in this direction," Jain said. She exhorted the agencies to take up the MoUs as a mission so as to realise the vision of the state government to give recognition to Saraswati river at international level. It was a matter of pride that Adi Badri in Haryana is the origin point of the river, she said, adding that ..
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ISRO to mark National Technology Day with multiple events on Wednesday 15.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Space Applications Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has organized a number of programmed at the Kramer Sahara Space Exhibition (VSSE) to celebrate National Technology Day on May 16. An official release said that in addition to the regular displays and models, a real size model of IRNSS satellite and IRNSS receiver receiving live signals directly from IRNSS satellites would be on display at VSSE on the day. Payloads of Mars Mission and Chandra Mission, various components, devices and units used in satellites would be among the other new exhibits on display. Screening of 3D/2D video about satellite launch concept, including Mars Mission / IRNSS, would take place throughout the day. The release said that senior scientists of SAC (ISRO), who are involved in design, development and testing of various satellites and their applications will interact with the public, especially students, and answer their queries and doubts related to ISO's space programmer and its benefits to the ...
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Eyeing ISRO`s market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch 9.5.2018 Zee News : India National
China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.
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China launches satellite to provide transmission across Asia-Pacific region 4.5.2018 Latest News
Both the satellite and the rocket were developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
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NMDC inaugurates Remote Sensing and GIS Lab in Hyderabad 3.5.2018 General News
NMDC and NRSC (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India joined hands through a MoU to Promote Space Applications in exploration and other mining activities for "Satellite Based Geological Mapping and Multidisciplinary Exploration of Iron, Diamond and other mineral deposits", which is a step forward towards "Digital India" as Space Technology provides real-time data for generation of digital maps. NMDC is the first CPSE in Ministry of Steel has signed MOU with ISRO for use of Space Technology in Mineral Exploration and Mining and this has been highlighted as special achievement of Ministry of Steel, Government of India. Several Innovative methods were used by NMDC-ISRO for targeting diamond and iron bearing areas. Gravity and Magnetic data of ElGEN6C4 (NASA) Satellite was also used for identifying potential corridor for diamondiferous rocks in the Central Indian Diamond Province. Few potential iron ore blocks have also been identified in Madhya Pradesh using Cartosat-2 and ...
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Remote Sensing, GIS Lab opened at NMDC office 2.5.2018 Hindu: Health
It will help digitise exploration activity
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Isro postpones GSAT-11 launch, recalls satellite to re-check performance 25.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
GSAT-11 was planned to be launched mid-May, the satellite had reached Arianespace's rocket port in French Guiana in March
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Remembering Aryabhata: India's First Satellite Launched by ISRO 19.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Remembering Aryabhata: India's First Satellite Launched by ISRO
Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO 19.4.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its first satellite named Aryabhata into space on April 19, 1975. 
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NASA's planet-hunter satellite launched on SpaceX rocket 19.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
NASA's next planet-hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) successfully launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
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12 Missions, 12 Months - ISRO's Mega Plan For 2018 Revealed. Details Here 16.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
2018 is proving to be a very busy year for India's space agency ISRO, with a mission planned for each month. The Indian Space Research Organisation has already launched 3 important satellites between...
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ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite 16.4.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.
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ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite 16.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.
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NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch 15.4.2018 General News
Meteorologists with the US Air Force 45th Space Wing have predicted an 80 per cent chance of favourable weather for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's launch with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite aimed at detecting planets outside our solar system.
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ISRO raises navigation satellite's orbit 13.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday successfully carried out the first orbit raising operations of a navigation satellite launched on Thursday.
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India puts into orbit navigation satellite (Roundup) 12.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
India early on Thursday put into orbit navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, a part of Indian satellite navigation system NavIC in copy-book style.
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PM Modi Congratulates ISRO On IRNSS-1I Satellite Launch 12.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated ISRO scientists for the successful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1I and said it will benefit the common man of the country.
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India launches another navigation satellite as part of home grown GPS 12.4.2018 General News
India today successfully launched into space a navigation satellite for a constellation of spacecraft dubbed as its home-made Global Positioning System(GPS) that can serve both military and civilian needs. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), also called NavIC--Navigation with Indian Constellation--is considered on par with US-based GPS, Russia's Glonass and Galileo developed by Europe. It will broadcast highly-accurate timing signals that a receiver can use to triangulate its location. In a pre-dawn launch, the IRNSS-1I navigation satellite, which is essentially a replacement satellite, was injected into the designated orbit by the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle(PSLV). It is the eighth navigation satellite launched by the ISRO. The PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, ISRO officials said, adding it was a ..
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ISRO bracing up for Chandrayaan 2 post successful IRNSS-1I launch: 10 facts 12.4.2018 Latest News
The IRNSS satellites are capable of tracking navigation up to 1,500 km from the Indian mainland. This means it covers large tracts of Pakistan too
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