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NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope decommissioned

The historic infrared space telescope, called the Spitzer Space Telescope, which was launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), was recently decommissioned. The Spitzer Space Telescope was launched in 2003 for a two-and-a-half-year mission. But it has been deployed for more than 16 years in various missions to gather valuable data. The decision ..

Dr.G.Satheesh Reddy first Indian to be awarded RAeS Fellowship

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), awarded the 2019 Honorary Fellowship of the Society to Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) Chairman, Dr.G.Satheesh Reddy. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the Oldest aeronautical society of the world, RAeS was founded in the year 1866. The Honorary Fellowship award from RAeS is considered one of the highest distinctions in ..

Pakistani space agency announces that it to send its first astronaut to space in 2022

The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is an executive and bureaucratic space agency of the Government of Pakistan. It is responsible for the nation’s public and civil space programme and for aeronautics and aerospace research. It is in news because the space agency has recently announced that it will send its first astronaut ..

Indra Mani Pandey led Indian delegation at first-ever India-Japan Space Dialogue in New Delhi

On 8th March 2019 , the first-ever India-Japan Space Dialogue was held in New Delhi that brought together outer space related ministries and agencies in two countries. The dialogue provided an opportunity to exchange information on the space policy of each country and to hold discussions on space security, bilateral cooperation between JAXA-ISRO. The space ..

Aviation Sector Skill Council

Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) is the apex body in skill development in the emerging Aerospace and Aviation sector. The promoters of the company are Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore Chamber of Industries & Commerce (BCIC) and Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies & Industries (SIATI). The Governing Council of AASSC has representation from ..

G. Satheesh Reddy conferred with prestigious National Design Award

G. Satheesh Reddy, the scientific adviser to Raksha Mantri and Director General of Missiles and Strategic Systems, has been conferred with the prestigious National Design Award. He has bagged this award for his significant national contribution towards indigenous design and development of diversified missile systems, guided weapons, avionics technologies and for his sustained efforts leading ..