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GSAT-11 by ISRO

GSAT-11 by ISRO

Weighing about 5,854 kg, the GSAT-11, built by ISRO, is to enable much faster Internet services than now to users down home over the next 15 years. As most of India slept, its heaviest and most advanced communication satellite, GSAT-11, was shot to space from a European spaceport in faraway South America.The mission of the […]

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2018

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize 2018

Dr Aditi Sen De is the only female winner this year On the occasion of its foundation day, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.(CSIR) has put out the list of recipients of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology for 2018. Every year, several scientists below the age of 45 are selected from various institutions across the country and […]

ISRO Making Green Propellant

ISRO Making Green Propellant

ISRO Seeks to replace Hydrazine fuel for future missions Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have reported progress in the development of an environment-friendly propellant to power satellites and spacecraft.The effort is to replace the conventional hydrazine rocket fuel, a highly toxic and carcinogenic chemical, with a greener propellant for future missions. Initial […]

Bullet Train- India & japan

Bullet Train- India & japan

BULLET TRAIN Length 508 KMs double line. Longest 21 KMs tunnel with 7 KMs under sea at Thane Creek. Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail will be passing through two states, Maharashtra 155.642 KMs and Gujarat 350.530 KMs and one Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2 KMs. 12 stations: Mumbai, Thane, Virar, Boisar, Vapi, […]

NavIC – IRNSS-1H

NavIC – IRNSS-1H

Launched on board PSLV-C39, IRNSS-1H will be a ’back-up’ navigation satellite for IRNSS-1A, one of the seven satellites in the constellation, as its three rubidium atomic clocks on board had stopped functioning .The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 will use the ‘XL’ version of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant.The over 1,400 […]

Artificial  Super Silk Developed

Artificial Super Silk Developed

Spun from a soupy Hydrogel that is 98% water Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed super-stretchy and strong artificial silk, composed almost entirely of water, which may be used to make eco-friendly textiles and sensors.The fibres, which resemble miniature bungee cords as they can absorb large amounts of energy, are sustainable, non-toxic and […]

GSLV MARK III- INDIA

GSLV MARK III- INDIA

he Indian Space Research Organisation has crossed a significant milestone with the successful developmental flight of the country’s heaviest Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, the GSLV Mark-III This is the first time a satellite weighing over 3.1 tonnes has been launched from India to reach the geostationary orbit about 36,000 km from Earth. The Mk-III can […]

GSAT-9 – The South Asia Satellite

GSAT-9 – The South Asia Satellite

GSAT-9 or the South Asia Satellite, This week’s space mission, GSAT-9 or the South Asia Satellite, will carry a new feature that will eventually make advanced Indian spacecraft far lighter. It will even lower the cost of launches tangibly in the near future.The 2,195-kg GSAT-9, due to take off on a GSLV rocket on May […]

Hyperloop-India

Hyperloop-India

It involves sending magnetically levitated pods through low-pressure tubes at very high speeds, carrying goods or people. Hyperloop One, which builds high-speed transportation between cities, has opened a vote on five potential routes in India. The five routes have been planned by teams from India who participated in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge, which invited […]

PSLV rocket- 104 Satellites- ISRO

PSLV rocket- 104 Satellites- ISRO

These include the country’s earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)  C37 rocket on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with a record 104 satellites, including the country’s earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. The PSLV-XL variant rocket, standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 320 tonnes, tore into the morning skies at 9.28 […]