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Moon 'photobombs' Earth again in new NASA image!

For the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captured a 'lunar photobomb' -- a stunning view the Moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of......

ISRO begins countdown for launch of 20 satellites

A 48-hour countdown began on Monday for the launch of record 20 satellites, including India's latest earth observation Cartosat-2 Series Satellite, onboard PSLV C-34 from Sriharikota on June 22.......

India successfully launches first space observatory Astrosat into orbit

Just over 22 minutes into the flight, the rocket put Astrosat into orbit at an altitude of 650 km above the earth    Joining an elite group of nations, India on Monday successfully......

Revealed: The 'dark side' of Moon

A NASA satellite, orbiting one million miles away, has captured stunning images of the Moon passing the Earth's sunlit side, which show the 'dark side' of the lunar body that is never visible from......

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......

The consortium powering India's space race

ISRO has an opportunity to be the one-stop shop for satellite manufacturing, and Alpha Design is just the booster it needed.Raghu Krishnan reports. When the Indian Space Research Organisation......

Why Apple chose Hyderabad to set up its map development centre

The city houses National Remote Sensing Centre and is also home to several companies offer geographical information system services.     Hyderabad has the country’s largest hub of......

India Post goes high-tech, geo-tags post offices on Bhuvan

The Postal Department has geo-tagged more than 1,50,000 post offices on geo-portal Bhuvan, developed by ISRO As emails and SMSes become the order of the day, the good-old Postal Department is......

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......

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......
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North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/602153/north-korea-tests-developed-high.html
Nasa bids farewell to the historic Pathfinder Earth observation satellite after 16 years

The Pathfinder is an Earth observation satellite that was meant as a validation mission for a number of cutting edge technologies. The post Nasa... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/nasa-bids-farewell-to-the-historic-pathfinder-earth-observation-satellite-after-16-years-367408.html
Earth Doesn't Really Have Any Protections In Place From Asteroids

&& It’s the stuff of science fiction: Scientists discover that an asteroid is heading for Earth , and we don’t have any measures in... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/03/08/asteroid-earth-collision_n_15285452.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
EU launched 5th satellite of Copernicus observation program

European Union launched the fifth satellite of the Copernicus observation program yesterday, which will cut the time of imaging the earth by... ...

http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=International&id=IN15652
China to develop satellite-delivery rockets that launch from airplanes

Air-launched rockets can rapidly replace dysfunctional satellites or, in cases of disaster relief, quickly send up Earth observation satellites to... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-china-to-develop-satellite-delivery-rockets-from-airplanes-2344853

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