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ISRO and NASA are jointly working on NISAR to launch dual frequency SAR satellite by 2021

The ISRO and NASA are jointly working on the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission to co-develop and launch a dual frequency (L & S Band) synthetic aperture radar satellite. This earth monitoring satellite is scheduled to be launched in ..

US Space Legend John Glenn dead

John Hershel Glenn Jr. (1921-2016) was made history by becoming the first American to orbit the Earth circling it three times. He was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut from Ohio. He was an eminent fighter pilot in World War II ..

Sunita Williams: second woman in history to take command of ISS

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams took over the command of International Space Station (ISS). The traditional ceremony of change-of-command, Expedition 33 Sunita Williams took over the command from Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka in the Destiny Laboratory. 


Neil Armstrong, the first man to land on Moon passes away

Neil Armstrong, the first human being to walk on the moon passed away. He was the commander of the NASA’s Apollo 11 space flight on July 20, 1969. Armstrong’s second and last spaceflight was as mission commander of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission on ..


Sunita Williams took off for her 2nd space journey

Indian-American record-making astronaut Sunita Williams along with her two other astronauts took off for her second space odyssey on a Russian Soyuz rocket. It took off successfully from a cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The other two members on board are Russian ..


Pak successfully test-fires Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A missile

Pakistan successfully test-fired long-range Hatf IV, Shaheen 1A ballistic missile in the Indian Ocean. The missile’s range and technical parameters have been improved while it is capable of carrying nuclear warhead. Pakistan has tested the long-range missile just a week ..