ISRO has partnered With Chinese and American telecoms Qualcomm and Xiaomi for NavIC supported smartphones. NavIC is planned to be available for civilian use in mobile devices, after Qualcomm and Indian Space Research Organisation signed an agreement. ISRO has...
The Earth's magnetic field is weakening between Africa and South America, disrupting satellites and spacecrafts. Scientists studying the phenomenon known as the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA), say the Earth's magnetic field is about to reverse. NASA has reported that...
The Commander of the newly created American Space Force by President Donald Trump last year has been found dead. The National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 redesignated US Air Force Space Command as the U.S. Space Force, and established it...
Chunks of the massive Chinese rocket that recently took an uncontrolled plunge back into the Earth’s atmosphere narrowly missed hitting New York City. A bit of the spacecraft about the size of a small bus splashed into the Atlantic...
Beaming microwave energy to Earth from a solar power plant in Space could be a reality soon with space based solar power system. Solar power plants are large structures in space that convert solar energy, captured as solar irradiation,...
On 6 January, SpaceX launched 60 Starlink communications satellites into orbit. This brings the number of Starlink satellites in orbit now to 180, part of a planned fleet of as many as 42,000 spacecraft that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
India is about to sign the nearly two-decade-old U.S. Government Orbital Debris Mitigation Standard Practices (ODMSP) or Orbital Debris  Mitigation Strategy which attempts to address the threat posed by space junk to a growing, more diverse space economy as...
An ISRO scientist was recently found assassinated in Hyderabad. A native of Kerala, the scientist had been living in Hyderabad for 20 years. His wife was also working in the city but was transferred to Chennai in 2005. Their...
Even before India tested its anti-satellite ASAT missile codename Mission Shakti on March 27, 2019, the US was already aware as hinted by DRDO Chief in its press conference and was actively observing the developments. During this time the...
On March 27, 2019 India conducted an anti-satellite missile test codenamed Mission Shakti, from the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Island launch complex formerly known as Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha. This was a technological mission...