R-Day celebrations: DRDO displays A-SAT weapon system
With space becoming a vital dimension of any country's economic and military superiority, A-SAT (Anti-Satellite) weapons play a critical role in providing the necessary strategic deterrence. In March last year, the DRDO launched 'Mission Shakti', India's first A-SAT mission and demonstrated its anti-satellite technology.
Republic Day to get many firsts, Dhanush and the Anti-Satellite missile to be part of parade
Three army equipment are being displayed for the first time during the parade, Major General Alok Kacker, the Chief of Staff Delhi Area, who is the parade’s second-in-command said. The main attraction out of the three would be the Dhanush artillery gun. The Dhanush is a 155mm calibre artillery gun, which has been developed by the OFB.
ISRO's GSAT-30, a communication satellite, successfully launched from French Guiana
India's telecommunication satellite, GSAT30 was successfully launched from onboard Ariane-5 flight at the Kourou launch base in French Guian...
ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket
Blasting off from the Ariane Launch Complex in Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America at 2:35 am IST, European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 vehicle injected GSAT-30 into the orbit in a flawless flight lasting about 38 minutes.
Indian Coast Guard in talks with DoT for satellite bandwidth; eyes 200 ships, 100 aircraft by 2025
The Indian Coast Guard - the fourth largest coastal security agency in the world - is moving ahead with its Vision 2025 of having a fleet of about 200 ships and 100 aircraft in order of prevent transnational maritime crimes like drug/arms trafficking, piracy and others.
Watch: SpaceX launches 60 more satellites
SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers. It's a "first step" co...
SpaceX launches third batch of 60 mini Starlink satellites to build a giant constellation of spacecraft
The satellites were set to release about one hour after takeoff.
DRDO empowered India in 2019 to neutralise live satellite
DRDO flight-tested Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) Astra from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha from September 16 to 19. The five trials conducted during this period, tested missiles in different configurations. Three missiles were launched in combat configuration with warheads. The tests were successful.
Isro’s 2020 target: Sun mission, Gaganyaan test, 10 satellite launches
The launches will include advanced communication satellites and earth observation satellites.
PSLV 50th launch places India's Radar Imaging Satellite, US, Israel satellites in space
With clear skies in the background, the 44.4 metre tall rocket lifted off majestically at 3.25 pm from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here. Incidentally, the launch marks a significant milestone for the space agency as it is the 50th flight of PSLV and the 75th vehicle mission from Sriharikota.
Apple has secret team working on satellites to beam data to devices
The iPhone maker has about a dozen engineers from the aerospace, satellite working on the project.
China attacks US Space Force as threat to outer space peace
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that China is "deeply concerned about it and resolutely opposed to it". "The relevant US actions are a serious violation of the international consensus on the peaceful use of outer space, undermine global strategic balance and stability, and pose a direct threat to outer space peace and security," Geng said.
ISRO, Xiaomi in talks for NaVIC chipsets; tech giant may unveil smartphones with Indian GPS version
NavIC is the abbreviation of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).
ISRO scientists unfurl antenna of RISAT-2BR1 satellite
"Today at 1400 hrs Radial Rib Antenna of #RISAT2BR1 spacecraft was successfully deployed in-orbit. This complex technology involved unfurling and deployment of the 3.6 m antenna which was folded and stowed during launch," ISRO said in an update. The deployment was completed in 9 minutes and 12 seconds, it said.
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