Kumar said science as it is known today is of relatively modern origin but the traditions out of which it had emerged “reach back beyond recorded history.”
Astrosat, which is carrying a total payload of 1,631 kg and contains six scientific instruments, will capture transient events difficult to observe from Earth, thus increasing the scope of research.
The collaboration between NASA and ISRO began in 2005 with the Chandrayaan-I mission where an eight-kilogram Moon Mineralogy mapper from NASA accompanied the mission, resulting in “joint-discovery” of water on moon.
NASA and ISRO will be collaborating to make Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System and GPS more accurate and NASA will also be providing navigation and trajectory support to Chandrayaan-2.
The mission which is scheduled to be launched in 2020 will also address a range of applications relevant to India
GSAT-15 brings in Ku-band capacity to augment as well as provide replacement to indigenous operational satellite capacity, ISRO said.
ISRO is working on a chamber that will house astronauts and where the environment within the chamber can be controlled, making it habitable for human beings for an extended period of time.
“PRL should probably introspect and see where they have gone back and provide a leadership role particularly in the scientific area,” said Kiran Kumar.
While steps were being taken in 2010 to cancel the agreement, communication scientist S V Kibe and Financial Advisor G Balachandhran had informed Radhakrishnan that Devas was in violation of the agreement because it did not own the technology it was planning to deploy
Sources said Radhakrishnan was called to the Antrix headquarters, and questioned for about two and a half hours.
If the disappointment of the Kerala electorate towards the Congress and CPM-led political fronts gets translated into votes, the third front would be a reality in Kerala, said Nair.
Those who took arbitrary decisions should be held responsible for losses space agency would incur: Nair
India this week launched its first dedicated multi wavelength space observatory. Why is it a big deal?
When you look into the void, the world takes you seriously as a space power.
The rocket, one of world’s most reliable launch vehicles which clocked its 30th successful mission in a row.