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May 24, 2016 12:47 pm

After successfully surviving high temperatures of re-entry with the help of its TPS, RLV-TD successfully glided down to the defined landing spot over Bay of Bengal, at a distance of about 450 km from Sriharikota.

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May 24, 2016 12:48 pm

ISRO's RLV space shuttle launch is also a big leap for technological development, said Dr K Sivan, director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in an interview.

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May 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Magnetic charge ice could someday lead to smaller and more powerful computers.

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May 23, 2016 4:02 pm

India today successfully launched a Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) space shuttle and here's why it matters.

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May 23, 2016 9:06 am

The RLV Technology Demonstration (RLV-TD), that aims to ultimately put satellites into orbit around earth and then re-enter atmosphere, will be carried up on a solid rocket motor.

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May 22, 2016 4:45 pm

ISRO has designed and built the RLV-TD as a testbed to evaluate technologies developed to reduce the cost of launching rockets

The Director of ISRO's Space Applications Centre (SAC), AS Kiran kumar interacting with the media on Tuesday at Ahmedabad. KIran Kumar was later felicitated by employees of SAC in an elaborate function for being named as one of the Padma Shri receipients.  Express Photo by Ashwin Sadhu. 11.02.2014.
May 23, 2016 10:27 am

In an interview, ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar explains the importance of the experimental Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV), which is essentially an attempt by India to bring down the cost of making infrastructure in space.

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May 20, 2016 11:44 am

Challengers will soar into the stratosphere in a high- tech balloon, and return to the earth in a parachute.

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May 16, 2016 10:49 am

'SkullConduct' uses the skull to provide a digital access code. In the future this new method could also secure smartphones, researchers said.

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May 23, 2016 7:34 am

ISRO today launched India's very first space shuttle, a 'Made in India' effort.

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May 15, 2016 12:12 am

A weekly update from India’s finest research institutes

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May 14, 2016 4:48 pm

The local atmosphere in Mars is clear in winter, dustier in spring and summer, and windy in autumn, NASA scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

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May 14, 2016 11:32 am

Researchers from the Monash University, the Australian Synchrotron and Imperial College London extracted micrometeorites from samples of ancient limestone collected in Western Australia.

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May 13, 2016 11:19 am

After Oklahoma, the plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the United States before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe or northern Africa, according to the website documenting the journey.

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May 13, 2016 10:19 am

Hyperloop One is a vision to send pods holding passengers and cargo inside giant vacuum tubes between Los Angeles and San Francisco

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May 12, 2016 5:34 pm

The Solar Impulse 2's wings are equipped with 17,000 solar cells that power propellers and charge batteries.

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May 9, 2016 9:39 pm

The rare solar event had last taken place in June, 2006.

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May 9, 2016 4:36 pm

Airbus, supporting the Mission Perlan 2 group that launched the ambitious project, aims to test every aspect of the unpowered aircraft.

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May 8, 2016 1:17 am

Developing a method to replace the needle in Atomic Force Microscopes, used to observe nano-sized particles, without changing the spring in the structure.

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May 8, 2016 1:01 am

Very few private enterprises have caught the eye of scientists as well as normal people the way that SpaceX has. SpaceX has been setting the bar higher and higher for all of space travel.

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May 7, 2016 8:25 pm

Atomic oxygen in the Martian atmosphere is notoriously difficult to measure

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May 9, 2016 4:19 pm

The planet will be seen as a small black dot travelling from one limb of the solar disc to the other as the Sun, Mercury and the Earth will be lined up in one plane.

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May 6, 2016 7:35 pm

Scientists have developed a new approach to maximise the chances of identifying planets orbiting nearby stars that support life

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May 6, 2016 12:25 pm

SpaceX's Falcon rocket has landed on a floating droneship for the second month in a row

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May 3, 2016 11:31 am

The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 arrived in the suburb of Goodyear, just to the southwest of Phoenix, shortly before 9 p.m. PDT on Monday. The aircraft took off from Mountain View in northern California.

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May 2, 2016 9:30 pm

All three planets had the "winning combination" of being similar in size to Earth, "potentially habitable" and close enough so their atmospheres can be analysed with current technology, he told AFP.

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May 2, 2016 11:35 am

If the programme comes to India, it will open several doors.

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May 1, 2016 2:08 am

However, the researchers suggested that since the fatalities have been narrowed down to just seven procedures, it would be rather easy to target just those procedures to drastically change the global surgery figures.

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May 1, 2016 2:08 am

Keeping that in mind, CERN has decided to release 300 TB (terabyte) of data from its Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for free use on the Internet, according to an article tweeted by theoretical physicist Sean M Carroll.

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May 1, 2016 1:54 am

These disturbances in the magnetic field were caused by what are known as solar flares, a sudden burst of highly energetic electromagnetic radiation from the surface of the Sun.

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April 30, 2016 7:02 pm

Lunar swirls can be tens of miles across and appear in groups or just as an isolated feature

The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, also-called "Manx" comet, which was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS, is shown in this artist rendering released on April 29, 2016. This diagram shows the probable history of this object in both the inner and outer Solar System over a period of more than four billion years. The majority of this time was spent in the cold outskirts, in the Oort Cloud.  Courtesy L. Calçada/ESO/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
April 30, 2016 9:37 am

Researchers believe the newly found comet, called Manx, was formed in the same region as Earth

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April 29, 2016 7:31 pm

JAXA said it had lost hopes of restoring communications with the Astro-H, or Hitomi satellite, that was originally launched on February 17

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April 29, 2016 12:53 pm

The country also plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, another milestone.

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April 28, 2016 10:10 pm

When the IRNSS-1G becomes operational in about a month’s time, the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) would offer services like terrestrial and marine navigation, disaster management etc.

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April 28, 2016 7:51 pm

Named the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), it consists of a constellation of seven satellites of which six - IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, IRNSS-1D, IRNSS-1E and IRNSS-1F- have already been put into orbit.