Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The 28-hour countdown for the Friday morning launch of India's earth observation satellite Cartosat and 30 other satellites (29 foreign and one Indian) with Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will begin on Thursday morning, the Indian space agency said.
Washington, June 21 (IANS) NASA has signed an agreement with Italian Space Agency for the launch of a probe that will provide important clues about the origins of cosmic X-rays, their interactions with matter and gravity as they travel through space.
London, June 21 (IANS) The world must be prepared for an asteroid strike, which is just a matter of time, warns a leading astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland.
Washington, June 21 (IANS) NASA is testing for the first time the effectiveness of a flexible solar array on space station that could one day power satellites and spacecraft.
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) India on Friday will launch its earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series weighing 712 kg and 30 co-passenger satellites (29 foreign, one Indian) with its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), the Indian space agency said on Tuesday.
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Vouching for the full safety of the equipment that it was supplying for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), Atomenergomash - the machine building arm of Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM - on Tuesday said it always followed the strictest Russian quality control norms as also the national regulatory authority of the customer country.
Melbourne, June 20 (IANS) Thousands of Australian smokers will be subjected to regular chest scans in an attempt to uncover cancer at the earliest possible stage, it was announced on Tuesday.
Washington, June 20 (IANS) US space agency NASA announced that its Kepler space telescope has discovered 219 new planet candidates outside our Solar System.
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China's new communications satellite Zhongxing-9A, which was launched aboard the Long March-3B carrier rocket on Monday, has failed to enter the preset orbit.
London, June 19 (IANS) Researchers have developed a system which can generate electricity from urine -- enough to charge a mobile phone -- and also kill bacteria harmful to humans, an advance that could be harnessed to treat wastewater.
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China's new communications satellite launched on Monday has failed to enter orbit.
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US researchers are growing tiny functioning segments of organs, called organoids, in a bid to find ways to treat deformities of the craniofacial complex, namely the skull and face.
New York, June 18 (IANS) In a first, researchers have developed a robot that can write and play its own music compositions using artificial intelligence and deep learning.
Washington, June 18 (IANS) NASA said its Orion spacecraft, which will take astronauts to deep space destinations, did well in a key safety test.
New York, June 18 (IANS) Scientists at Stanford University in the US have developed a device that can wirelessly charge a moving object at close range.