Articles about Space Technology

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

18 Nov 2021

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

Recently, evidence of a ninth planet in our solar system has been found by British astronomer Michael Rowan-Robinson in data gathered back in 1983.

Astronomer who demoted Pluto claims he's found new ninth planet

19 Sep 2021

Astronomer who demoted Pluto claims he's found new ninth planet

Pluto was controversially stripped of its designation as a planet in 2006. A planetary scientist who was the fiercest advocate of the celestial body's demotion claims he has now found another celestial body worthy of recognition as a planet.

Pixxel: Bengaluru-based space tech start-up raises $5 million

19 Aug 2020

Pixxel: Bengaluru-based space tech start-up raises $5 million

In a major development, Bengaluru-based space tech start-up Pixxel has raised $5 million in seed funding.

Five recent achievements of ISRO that make us proud

30 Jul 2019

Five recent achievements of ISRO that make us proud

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.

ISRO's Young Scientist Programme for school students: Registration ends soon

31 Mar 2019

ISRO's Young Scientist Programme for school students: Registration ends soon

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced the launch of a special two-week Young Scientist Programme or YUva VIgyani KAryakram (YUVIKA) for school children.

Soon, China could launch space-based solar power station: Here's how

17 Feb 2019

Soon, China could launch space-based solar power station: Here's how

Solar energy is the key to sustainable future and China wants to leverage it directly from space.

China launches two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan

09 Jul 2018

China launches two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan

China today successfully launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan, marking the first international commercial launch for the Long March-2C rocket in about 19 years.

China launches 'Queqiao' satellite to explore Moon's far side

21 May 2018

China launches 'Queqiao' satellite to explore Moon's far side

China successfully launched a relay satellite early on Monday to set up a communication link between Earth and a planned Chinese lunar exploration mission to explore the Moon's mysterious far side.

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

21 Jul 2017

ISRO made Rs. 45cr on 29 nano-satellites launched in June

ISRO's commercial and marketing arm, Antrix Corporation, earned Rs. 45.2cr from the 29 foreign nano-satellites launched on 23 June along with its Cartosat-2 satellite.