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Countdown begins for launch of earth observation satellite EOS-01: ISRO

November 06, 2020 4:32 pm

EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, ISRO has said.

NASA's retired satellite from 1960s to return in debris this weekend

August 30, 2020 10:14 am

Valuable data was gathered by the satellite until 1969 and two years later it was decommissioned. Since then the OGO-1 has been revolving around on a highly elliptical orbit. It takes two days for the satellite to complete its trajectory around our planet. 

NASA tracks 'splitting dent' in Earth's magnetic field which can damage satellites

August 19, 2020 6:46 pm

The recent data shows that it is expanding westward and splitting into two lobes which can result in the weakening of the magnetic field and thus creating problems for current and future satellite missions.

Satellite studying volcanoes finds giant oilfield methane plume

November 23, 2019 11:43 am

Their satellite couldn’t detect the small quantities from the mud volcanoes but it did pick up on three unexplained bright spots nearby.

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage

July 23, 2019 5:08 pm

Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the emergency alarm functions remained in service.

Explained: What Mission Shakti means for India, the controversy around anti-satellite tests

March 27, 2019 4:54 pm

Mission Shakti: India successfully carried out the test of anti-satellite missile by bringing down one of its satellites in the low earth orbit. What does this mean?

First satellite to collect space junk set deployed from ISS

June 23, 2018 10:42 pm

The 100-kg RemoveDebris spacecraft will attempt to capture simulated space debris using a net and a harpoon while also testing advanced cameras and radar systems.

NASA's IceCube satellite maps global distribution of atmospheric ice

February 01, 2018 8:21 pm

A NASA satellite, called IceCube, is being deployed to understand how atmospheric ice is created.

Long lost 'IMAGE' satellite still alive, confirms NASA

January 31, 2018 7:46 pm

NASA has been able to confirm connecting to the IMAGE satellite after over 12 years. They stated that the spacecraft's main system controls are operational.

NASA attempts to contact long-lost IMAGE satellite after 13 years

January 30, 2018 9:02 pm

NASA has considered resuming the search for its IMAGE satellite which it lost more than a decade back. The satellite helped the space agency monitor magnetic behaviour, including auroras.


India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.