India tests hypersonic demonstrator vehicle launched from Agni I platform
The aircraft forms an important component of the country's ambitious programme for development of a hypersonic cruise missile system.
China successfully completes hypersonic engine test
The TBCC engine, which is bigger and more expensive than traditional ones, is primarily u...
Country's air-breathing rocket 'scramjets' its way into space
When the second stage, to which two scramjet engines were fixed, auto-ignited, the rocket had reached 20km altitude at Mach 6 and the flame sustained for five seconds.
ISRO to launch record 22 satellites in single mission in June
ISRO's workhorse Polar rocket PSLV C34 will be used for the launch, which will have satellites from US, Canada, Indonesia and Germany as co-passengers.
Why the Antipode is making headlines
The Antipode will have rockets to launch it high into the atmosphere. Scramjet engines that use atmospheric oxygen take over from there.
BrahMos to be upgraded to 'hypersonic' in a decade: Scientist
The hypersonic BrahMos missiles would change the scenario as it would have immense destructive power besides in increased speed.
Technologically a fruitful year for ISRO (2016 in Retrospect)
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The year 2016 was a bag of mixed fortunes for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) with successes on the technological front and setbacks on the legal front.
ISRO to include more crops for forecasting
"In terms of input for food security, the current use of space-based inputs wherein pre-harvest crop forecasting is given for eight major crops, will be improved to cover more number of major crops and some minor crops also," ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said.
Five moments of global pride in 2016
India won international fame on several front in 2016.
Antipode, a hypersonic jet can take you from London to New York in 11 minutes
Last year, the Canadian engineer designed the Skreemr, a four-winged scramjet that he claimed could carry 75 passengers at speeds of up to Mach 10.
Forget Supersonic. Hypersonic is the US military’s new speed
Flying fast and quickly getting into space will determine future military dominance. That's the guiding principle behind US' highly advanced new project.
Losing out on NSG, Antrix Devas deal, India aims big in 2017
ISRO is aiming a major feat January with the launch of nearly 83 satellites, 80 of them being foreign, at one go.
India launches advanced weather satellite in textbook style
GSLV-F05 was the flight in which the indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) was carried on-board for the fourth time during a GSLV flight.
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