Yashpal: a people’s scientist
Instead of going in for easy option like importing equipment, Yashpal pushed the envelope and developed indigenously the technology for satellite …
Scientists are using new satellite tech to find glow-in-the-dark milky seas of maritime lore
Compared with the old technology, viewing Day/Night Band imagery is like putting on glasses for the first time
Indian patents make no dent in space
ISRO lags behind other space agencies in the patents it holds, a sign that it needs to ramp up technological prowess
`Remote sensing is being used to predict crop-growing seasons'
Satellite technology is not just being used to monitor and predict climate change events. Its applications are now also accurately estimating crop-…
Understanding solar flares: How explosions on Sun’s surface can lead to radio blackouts
An X-class solar flare on July 2, 2023 led to radio blackout on parts of the US, Pacific Ocean
Obituary: U R Rao laid foundation for self-reliance in satellite building
The former chairman of ISRO passed away on July 24 at 85 years old
'The talk of space wars, colonisation is still in the realm of fiction'
Weaponisation of space has long seemed inevitable and Trump's announcement of Space Force diverges from historical conventions that consider …
Two female Great Indian Bustards satellite-tagged in Rajasthan
Scientists hope to get critical information on the birds through the satellite tags
Mission Shakti was supposed to make India proud. Is it doing so?
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says such events are not compatible with human space flight; increased risk to ISS by 44%
'ISRO's nanosatellites can become a global system for navigation'
ISRO's navigation system can prove to be more accurate and economical than current ones
Space agencies of 60 countries come together to monitor greenhouse gas emissions
Data from satellites will help keep tabs on countries’ efforts to reduce emissions in line with their climate action commitments
ISRO launches record 104 satellites in one go: some facts you must know
Cartosat-2 Series, the primary satellite, will provide remote sensing services that will be useful for creating land use maps, distribution of …
Indian astronomers get an insight into Crab nebula pulsar
Indian astronomers have obtained the most precise hard X-ray polarisation measurements of Crab pulsar, a star which exploded centuries ago
'Mars mission will push new frontiers in technology'
K Radhakrishnan, chairperson of ISRO, says if Mars Orbiter Mission is successful, the organisation will look at a larger mission, possibly …
Researchers find what happens when the sun goes to sleep
Magnetic activity stays low during grand solar minima phases, which can last decades to centuries
Geospatial tech can fast-track sustainable development beyond COVID-19: UNESCAP
But re-skilling youth and investments to strengthen their technological skills will be essential
‘Painting with fire’: How northern Australia developed one of the world’s best bushfire management programmes
From April to June each year, fire managers aim to create small, ‘cool’ fires with care and precision to reduce fuel loads before …
Scientists call for legally-binding treaty to protect Earth’s orbit. Here’s why
Over 60,000 satellites expected to orbit Earth by 2030, up from the current 9,000 satellites