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ISRO successfully launches mission to study Black Holes

The Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO started its New Year journey with the successful launch of the country's first dedicated polarimetry mission to study various dynamics of bright astronomical X-ray sources in extreme conditions on Monday.

India's ISRO to launch polarimetry mission to study Black Holes today

India will try to begin its New Year journey with an effort to know about one of the biggest mysteries in space- black holes.

ISRO will usher in new year with mission to study cosmic X-rays on Jan 1

Chennai/IBNS/UNI: After a highly productive 2023, with the successful launch of the third Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-3 and the first Sun exploratory Aditya-L1, a buoyant Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will usher in 2024 with the launch of PSLV-C58/X-ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat) mission on Jan 1 from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

Visva-Bharati University names newly-discovered plant growth bacterium after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore

Shantiniketan: A team of scientists from Visva-Bharati University’s botany department has discovered a bacterium with the ability to boost plant growth and named it 'Pantoea Tagorei' after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a report in the media said.

SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon spacecraft undocks from ISS

Washington: NASA said Thursday that SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) after multiple delays caused by unfavorable weather conditions and is expected to down off the coast of Florida.

Planning to send first Indian astronaut to moon by 2040, says ISRO chief S Somanath

Thiruvananthapuram: After the stellar success of its history-making Chandrayan-3 lunar mission, ISRO is going full throttle with its plans to send Indian astronauts for the first time on the moon by 2040, says its chairman S. Somanath.

India's Aditya-L1 Mission captures first-ever full-disk image of Sun

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) managed to capture the first-ever full-disk images of the Sun through its Aditya-L1 Mission.

UK: Natural History Museum receives 100 mg sample of asteroid Bennu

The Natural History Museum in the UK has received 100mg of the asteroid Bennu for study.

SpaceX's Starship, built to carry astronauts, fails second flight test

Washington: SpaceX's giant new rocket Starship on Saturday blasted off on its second test flight but failed with the booster and the spaceship exploding after separation, according to media reports.

Mission to Sun: India's Aditya-L1's HEL1OS captures first glimpse of solar flares

India's first solar exploratory mission spacecraft Aditya-L1, which is continuing its journey to land at the sun-earth L1 point, has captured the first glimpse of solar flares.

UN Advisory Body aims to harness AI for the common good

Experts with deep experience across government, the private sector, technology, civil society, and academia have been tasked with supporting UN efforts to ensure Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used for the greater good of humanity.

Moon's age approx 40 million years more than calculated by previous research

A recent analysis of moon crystals, originally brought to Earth by Apollo astronauts in the 1970s, has indicated that the moon is approximately 40 million years older than previously thought.

ISRO successfully tests Gaganyaan unmanned flight aimed at checking efficacy of crew escape module

New Delhi: ISRO's unmanned test flight for the inaugural human spaceflight mission 'Gaganyaan' took off from Sriharikota today, marking a significant milestone in India's ambitious space program.

First test flight of Gaganyaan mission aborted

The  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has aborted the first test flight for Gaganyaan mission on Saturday (October 21, 2023).

Countdown begins for Gaganyaan's first unmanned flight test tomorrow

Chennai/IBNS/UNI: The countdown for the launch of the first unmanned Flight Test Vehicle Abort Mission-1 (TV-D1) to demonstrate the crew escape system of the Gaganyaan programme, commenced at 7.30 pm at SHAR Range Sriharikota on Friday evening.