Category: ISRO

Space junk is a problem but don’t blame it on ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sent 104 satellites into orbit on Wednesday and the wild applause was soon followed by growing mutterings about India’s space agency adding to space junk. However, it’s irrational...

Countdown on: ISRO’s PSLV carrying earth observation satellite ready for launch

Countdown on: ISRO’s PSLV carrying earth observation satellite ready for launch

Indian space agency on Wednesday said the countdown for the launch of its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying 1,235 kg Resourcesat-2A, an earth observation satellite, is progressing smoothly. According to Indian Space...

What China’s space ambitions mean for India

Mumbai: China’s extraterrestrial ambitions are clearly lifting off, even threatening the US-based National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), according to a recent Bloomberg article. For instance, two Chinese astronauts—or taikonauts—are currently aboard an experimental...