Space Science

ExoMars Mission (2016-2020)

The ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) programme is a joint mission of European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos).  It is an astrobiology project to investigate whether life has ever existed on Mars. The term ‘exo’ in the ExoMars refers to the study of exobiology (sometimes referred to as astrobiology). The mission’s objective […]


50 Years of India France Space Cooperation

India has one of the longest cooperation in space science with France. Exchanges and cooperation between the two nations began in 1960s and the first French-Indian space cooperation agreement was signed in the year 1964. The agreement paved way for the transfer of solid-propulsion technologies to India and also covered licenses to build Belier and […]