ISRO created history with 104 satellites launch: Here 10 facts

1. Out of the 104 satellites there're 101 are foreign, smaller satellites and three Indian satellites.  ISRO launched today. 2. The space agency used the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) for the launch. It carried a 714 kilogram main satellite for earth observation and 103 smaller "nano satellites" which weighed a combined 664 kilograms. 3.... Continue Reading →

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India sets eyes on Venus and Mars, Isro attempts mega world record

For the first time India is set its eyes on Venus and planning to re-visit on Mars the red planet very soon. Buried and hidden in the hundreds of pages of the new format electronic budget documents, is the first formal acknowledgement by the government about these two new bold inter-planetary sojourns to Earth's immediate... Continue Reading →

India’s may gets its first ever jet engine from Bangalore; testing begins

In about 6 month, Bangalore will know if it can give India its first indigenous jet engine. Having developed its first jet engine successful certification of which will put India in the elite group comprising only 3 other countries -a Peenya team of 11 engineers and scientists is busy preparing for its certification. Only the... Continue Reading →

CIA release documents details UFO sightings over India

Recently released CIA documents reveal UFO sightings over India 28 Jan 2017 UFO conspiracy theorists in India and the world over will be delighted to know that a 1968 CIA report detailed six UFO sightings over India, Bhutan and Nepal. The document, which is part of the 930,000 declassified documents recently posted online by the... Continue Reading →

Black Hole at Galaxy’s Center Launches Planet-Size ‘Spitballs’

The massive object at the Milky Way’s core is shredding stars and tossing out their remnants, new simulations suggest. The monster black hole at the center of our galaxy is shooting out “spitballs” the size of planets—and one may be sprinting through space several hundred light-years away from Earth. It seems a somewhat odd phenomenon,... Continue Reading →

ISRO’s PSLV-C36 Successfully Launches RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

On its thirty eighth flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on (December 07, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV.  After PSLV-C36 lift-off at 10:25 am IST from the First Launch Pad with the ignition of... Continue Reading →

NASA Spinoff 2017

Each year, Spinoff highlights NASA technologies that are benefiting life on Earth in the form of commercial products. Since 1976, Spinoff has annually profiled an average of 50 commercial technologies with origins in NASA missions and research. Issues of Spinoff published since 1996 can be read online in HTML or downloaded in PDF. Scanned copies... Continue Reading →

ISRO’s eyes on world record: Launching 83 satellites on a single rocket

Indian space agency ISRO is setting its eyes on world record by putting 83 satellites into orbit in a single Rocket. It will carry 2 Indian and 81 foreign satellites on a single rocket in early 2017, a top official of Antrix Corporation said. He said the company’s order book stands at Rs 500 crore... Continue Reading →

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