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DRDO, IAF successfully launch two BrahMos missiles from land and air platforms

New Delhi/IBNS: Defence Research & Development Organisation(DRDO), Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos jointly successfully conducted two BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles tests on Tuesday, one each from land and air platforms.

ISRO launches RISAT-2BR1 satellite

Sriharikota/IBNS: In yet another glorious chapter in India's space science, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO on Wednesday launched the radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 on board the PLSV-C48 rocket from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

India techie Shanmuga Subramanian's tweet on NASA's recognition goes viral

New Delhi/IBNS:  A tweet by Chennai-based engineer Shanmuga Subramanian, where he shared that US space agency NASA has credited him for finding Vikram Lander on Moon's surface, has gone viral on the micro-blogging site.

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Lander's debris found: NASA

Washington/IBNS: NASA on Tuesday said its satellite orbiting the Moon has found debris of Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2  which had crashed on the lunar surface in September.    

Chinese Academy of Sciences leads discovery of unpredicted stellar black hole

Beijing/IBNS: Our Milky Way Galaxy is estimated to contain 100 million stellar black holes - cosmic bodies formed by the collapse of massive stars and so dense even light can't escape. 

ISRO: India crosses 300-plus foreign satellites launch mark

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)/UNI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) achieved a major milestone when it successfully ferried more than 300 foreign satellites from the spaceport of Sriharikota, today.

India space mission: ISRO launches Cartosat-3, 13 US Nano-Satellites

Sriharikota/IBNS: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched the advanced earth observation and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other commercial nano-satellites from the US.

NASA completes 1st global geologic map of Saturn's Moon

Los Angeles/Xinhua/UNI: NASA scientists have completed the first map showing the global geology of Saturn's largest moon Titan, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has said in a release.

India conducts night test fire of Ballistic missile Agni-II from Abdul Kalm Island off Odisha coast

Balasore/UNI: India tonight conducted the users trial of surface-to-surface Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM), Agni-II from the launching complex-1V at the Abdul Kalam Island off Orissa coast.

NASA unveils new spacesuits for human lunar landing

Washington, Oct 16 (Xinhua/UNI) The US space agency NASA unveiled on Tuesday the next-generation spacesuits to be used in its Artemis program that will send the first woman and next man to the Lunar South Pole by 2024.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to three scientists for development of lithium-ion batteries

Sweden, Oct 9 (IBNS): The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2019 has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor, Didier Queloz

New York:  Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for making "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos".

William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, Gregg L. Semenza win Nobel prize in Medicine

New York:  The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine have been won by three scientists belonging to the US and the UK.

Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram had a 'hard landing': NASA

Washington, Sept 27 (IBNS): The Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram, attempted a landing on Sept 7 on a small patch of lunar highland smooth plains between Simpelius N and Manzinus C craters but it had a hard landing and the precise location of the spacecraft in the lunar highlands has yet to be determined, NASA said.

Vikram Lander has been located: ISRO

New Delhi: ISRO on Tuesday announced that the Vikram Lander has been located by the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2.