Isro to study tech needed to send Indians to moon
India’s plan to work on human moon mission comes at a time when there is revival of interest globally for a return landing of a human on earth’s satellite. US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration expects to return to the moon with a man-woman team in 2024.
New-daddy-moons need to be encouraged
Japanese minister’s paternity leave should be a wake-up call for Indians too.
Student unions of NE universities call for class boycott against CAA
“As the Supreme Court will hear the petition against CAA, we will register our protest against CAA. Students from universities which include Gauhati, Dibrugarh, Cotton, Nagaland, Manipur, Tezpur and North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, will hold protest and boycott classes, " said PG Students Union of Gauhati University gen secy Moon Talukdar.
Samsung appoints new mobile chief as Huawei chips away at market share
Samsung appointed Roh Tae-moon, currently its youngest-ever president at 51, as mobile chief as part of a reshuffle that came later than usual amid a series of court cases involving some of its top executives including leader Jay. Y Lee. Roh championed Samsung's shift to outsource more handset production to cut costs and better compete with lower-priced Chinese smartphone makers.
Cosmic Love: Japanese billionaire's ad for girlfriend to accompany him to the Moon gets 20,000 applications
The application includes a 'love diagnostic test' for entrants to test their compatibility with Maezawa.
NASA’s newest astronauts ready for space station, Moon and Mars missions
NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday and the welcomed two new astronauts, the first to graduate since NASA announced its Arte...
Fly me to the Moon! Japanese billionaire wants a girlfriend to join him on SpaceX rocket
Yusaku Maezawa is accepting applications from "single women aged 20 or over."
Indian-American among NASA's new astronauts; all set to conquer Moon, Mars
Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, an Indian-American US Air Force colonel, is among 11 new NASA graduates who have successfully completed their over two years' of basic astronaut training . Astronaut candidate training included practice, and testing in spacewalking, robotics, International Space Station systems, T-38 jet proficiency, and Russian language.
India's lack of electronics manufacturing ecosystem is hurting Isro's space plans
The absence of a robust homegrown electronics ecosystem is hurting its ambitious targets.
Questions for 2020: India land a craft safely on moon? ISRO should manage peacefully
Isro scientists lost communication in September with the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission some 400 m above the lunar surface. So what’s next? Isro has already planned to send a lander and a rover to the Moon in 2020.
Quantum leap: India's vital role in new space age
The success of Gaganyaan will enormously elevate India’s credentials for human spaceflights.
Scar on moonscape: The curious case of Vikram, India’s crashed moon lander
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter happened to pass over the Vikram landing site 10 days after its crash.
NASA finds Vikram Lander, releases images of impact site on Moon surface
This image shows the Vikram Lander impact point and associated debris field. Green dots indicate spacecraft debris (confirmed or likely). Bl...
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