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

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

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.

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NASA's IceCube satellite maps global distribution of atmospheric ice

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

Long lost 'IMAGE' satellite still alive, confirms NASA

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

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.

ISRO's Cartosat-2 becomes operational, beams first images

ISRO's recently launched Cartosat-2 satellite became operational, and beamed back its first images from Indore.

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China launches land exploration satellite

It was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi in the early hours, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Student satellite helps solve Van Allen radiation belts mystery

A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in the Earth’s radiation belts has been solved, using data from a student operated shoebox-sized satellite. The results indicate energetic electrons in Earth’s inner radiation belt – primarily near its inner edge – are created by cosmic rays born from explosions of […]

China launches remote sensing satellite with focus on disaster relief, land survey

The satellite named Yaogan-29 was carried by a Long March-4C rocket after it was launched from Taiyuan in the country's northern Shanxi province.

ISRO: First orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 completes successfully

"First orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 was successfully completed by firing the Apogee Motor for 3385 seconds at 08:35 hrs IST on August 28," ISRO said.

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How Does The GSLV Launch Make India A Unique Space Power ?

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday launched the GSAT-19 satellite, one of the heaviest communication satellites, with the GSLV MK III-D1 rocket. The rocket became the heaviest to be launched by the Indian space agency ever with the heaviest single payload put in orbit as well. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos […]

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

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.

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