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PICS: NASA's satellite clicks UNSEEN events on earth

Aqua, Latin for water, is a NASA Earth Science satellite mission named for the large amount of information that the mission is collecting about the Earth's water cycle, including evaporation from......

AMAZING VIEWS: Himalayas, Ganga, more from space!

Launched in 2002, European Space Agency's Envisat is the largest Earth observation spacecraft ever built. It carries ten sophisticated optical and radar instruments to provide continuous......

DAZZLING! Nasa's first 360-degree image of Sun

NASA has released the first-ever 360-degree panoramic images of the Sun. Two Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory satellites, launched in 2006, have gradually been drifting apart -- one in front......

Saturn to appear brightest on January 13

Stargazers will have a rare opportunity on January 13 and 14 to observe the 'brightest' Saturn when Earth passes between Sun and the ringed planet.This year's 'Opposition of Saturn' is considered......

After Mars Mission, what is ISRO planning next?

  It has already tasted success with the moon mission and Mangalyaan. Is man in space the next frontier for ISRO? ISRO in the recent past has tasted success and is now looking at projects,......

Space tourism a good scope for insurance firms

As space tourism matures, it holds tremendous opportunity for insurance companies to offer risk coverage to those on-board, similar to what they do for passengers of airlines, industry officials......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

Homes for the mobile

Ram Charan's wheeled suitcase functions as a virtual home. The 67-year-old management consultant and writer of business books sleeps in five-star hotels every night of the week, every week of the......

Mall monument to India's consumer class

What in a few years will be India's largest shopping mall today is a kilometre-long, three-storey deep hole in the earth marked with a billboard the size of a tennis court.By 2010, the "Mall of......

China plans to be a software giant

China has announced a five-year blueprint for the development of high-tech industries, including basic software as well as large applied software and integrated systems. During the 11th Five-Year......

Shah Rukh shines in Swades

So the big question is: Is Swades IT?Here's a look at the baggage it carries:Director Ashutosh Gowariker's Lagaan was one of the biggest hits in 2001. Lagaan also won an Oscar nomination in the......

Solar storm could disrupt London Olympics

Despite all preparations almost complete for the 2012 London Olympics, the organisers of the 9.3 billion mega event are now faced with some genuine problem as London could suffer a solar storm......

  People speak for earth observation satellites

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Pathline Channel
Q. do weather predictions in India come true ?? why weather forecasts in foreign countries are more reliable ??
Pathline Channel:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-weather-predictions-in-india-come-true--why-weather-forec/27499807/answers/

AMISHA AGARWAL
Q. can u distinguish between sun and earth synchronous satellites?
AMISHA AGARWAL:  A. While most scientists are revered for making sense of our complex universe (Einstein is practically a hero), meteorologists often face ridicule....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-u-distinguish-between-sun-and-earth-synchronous-satellit/22697855/answers/27499824

pradip roy
Q. difference between a geo satellite and a non-geo satellite
Pradip Roy:  A. Satellite Orbits One possibility to distinguish between all earth observation satellite systems is to look at their orbits....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/difference-between-a-geo-satellite-and-a-non-geo-satellite/21991554/answers/22697905

pradip roy
Q. which is the first weather satelllite?
Pradip Roy:  A. The first weather satellite, Vanguard 2, was launched on February 17, 1959. It was designed to measure cloud cover and resistance, but a poor axis...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-first-weather-satelllite/21991554/answers/20246896

octopus
Q. state law of conservation of mass and energy ?
Octopus:  A. The law of conservation of massThe crucial transformation of chemistry from a collection of vain hopes and alchemical meddlings to a corpus of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/state-law-of-conservation-of-mass-and-energy-/20246843/answers/16846623

  Web results for Earth Observation Satellites
building a constellation of stars?

Photo: Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times With squabbling members and embarrassingly poor integration there are few expectations for the 18th summit... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/LQi8i9QuOEWNrTdRUJvfqM/Saarc-building-a-constellation-of-stars.html
Astronomers observe possible black hole booted 2,600 light-years from host galaxy

An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities; including the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/astronomers-observe-possible-black-hole-booted-2-600-light-years-from-host-galaxy-114112000396_1.html
A jettisoned black hole discovered?

Researchers analysing decades of observations from NASA's Swift satellite have discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/a-jettisoned-black-hole-discovered-114112000206_1.html
India US team up to boost Agri research Weather systems

India and US also agreed to take forward collaboration in ground water studies, monsoon modeling, tropical cyclones and severe weather systems.... ...

http://www.commodityonline.com/news/india-us-team-up-to-boost-agri-research-weather-systems-60619-3-60620.html
Third Meeting of Indo-US Science & Technology held

The 3rd Science and Technology Joint Commission meeting between India and USA was held on November 17, 2014 in New Delhi. The JCM was co-Chaired by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/third-meeting-of-indo-us-science-technology-held-114111900299_1.html

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