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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......

ISRO scientists celebrate Martian success

Nail-biting moments gave way to celebratory mood at the command centre of Indian Space Research Organisation in Bangalore on Wednesday, as its Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan entered the red......

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
Mountain-Sized Comet Whizzes Past Mars

Washington: A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/mountain-sized-comet-siding-spring-whizzes-past-mars-609305?utm_source=ndtv&utm_medium=top-stories-widget&utm_campaign=story-10-http%3a%2f%2fwww.ndtv.com%2farticle%2fworld%2fmountain-sized-comet-siding-spring-whizzes-past-mars-609305
India Neglects Real S&T Priorities

The contrast between India's two recent science and technology (S&T) projects couldn't have been starker. One, by delivering accurate early... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=37726
N-CAPABLE NIRBHAY MISSILE SUCCESSFULLY TEST-FIRED

New Delhi: Shortly after 10 am on Friday, while the prime minister was exhorting an annual meeting of top military commanders from the Army, Navy... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/n-capable-nirbhay-missile-successfully-test-fired/
Argentina successfully launches first telecom satellite

Buenos Aires, Oct 17 Argentina successfully launched its first domestically designed and developed geostationary communications satellite... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a497913.html
Strange Objects Zipping Across The Moon

( In the middle of the 600 percent zoomed-in composite image above, a dark, circular object moves across the moon. On the left is a normal view and... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/16/ufo-flies-across-moon_n_5966592.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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