- NASA picks SpaceX for $109.4mn launch services of IMAP mission(12:00)
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) NASA has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for the agencys Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) mission which will help researchers better understand the boundary of the heliosphere, a magnetic barrier surrounding our solar system.
- South Korea on track for 1st lunar mission in 2022(19:39)
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) South Korea is on track for its first lunar mission, with its first launch of a lunar orbiter slated for the second half of 2022, the country's space research institute said on Sunday, after the country's lunar project suffered multiple delays.
- How NASA is preparing astronauts for next moonwalks(12:49)
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) As NASA plans to return humans to the Moon in 2024 as part of the Artemis programme, the agency has already started preparing astronauts for the challenges that they will face on the lunar surface.
- OPPO to form Audio Quality Society to enhance consumers audio experience(21:00)
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) OPPO on Friday announced that it will work with several of the major corporations and the Audio Industry Association to launch the Audio Quality Society (AQS) which is part of the company's ongoing efforts to enhance consumers audio experience in the 5G era.
- Rosatom ships equipment for Kudankulam n-power plants(20:05)
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Russia's integrated nuclear power player Rosatom on Friday said that ship BBC Elbe has left the country with equipment for two 1,000 MW atomic power plants coming up in Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam.
- Former Atomic Energy Commission chairman succumbs to Covid-19(19:46)
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Noted nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu (68), former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), passed away on Thursday due to Covid-19 at a private hospital in Kolkata.
- Arctic gets greener due to rising temperature(12:42)
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Parts of the Arctic region have become greener due to increased plant growth stimulated by warmer air and soil temperatures, says a study that used satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades.
- Listen to centre of Milky Way, 'Pillars of Creation'(11:09)
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) People can now 'listen' to the centre of the Milky Way as observed in X-ray, optical and infrared light, thanks to a new project which used sonification to turn astronomical images from Chandra and other telescopes into sound.
- NASA shares $28bn plan to return humans to Moon in 2024(12:39)
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) NASA has shared an update on its Artemis programme, including the latest plans to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024 at a cost of nearly $28 billion.
- Space Liability Pool a way out to cover space risks?(10:49)
By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) With the Indian government deciding to allow the private sector to manufacture and launch rockets and satellites, the next issue facing the industry is the availability of insurance cover for third party liability against damages to property and lives a" on the ground and in space.