• 05 December, 2022
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Planetary Defence: Mitigating Threats From Space!

Asteroid Didymos (L) and Dimorphos 2.5 minutes before impact; the last complete image of Dimorphos, taken by DART 12 Km from the asteroid & 2 seconds before impact. At exactly…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

NASA’s James Webb telescope detects water on distant planet

Washington, Jul 13 (PTI) NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has detected signs of water, along with evidence for clouds and haze, in the atmosphere of a hot, puffy gas giant…

Russia says cooperation in space only possible once sanctions are lifted

(Reuters) - Russia's space director said on Saturday that the restoration of normal ties between partners at the International Space Station (ISS) and other joint space projects would be possible…

Autonomous Copters : Full-Scale Autonomy In Rotary Wing Operations

 08 February 2022.  The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced the first unmanned flight of a Black Hawk helicopter fitted with DARPA’s Aircrew Labour In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS). This…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Russia may keep US out of joint space project due to sanctions; plans to rope in China instead: space chief

Moscow, Feb 26 (PTI) The US may not be a part of the joint space project Vanera-D with Russia to explore planet Venus following American sanctions on the country and Moscow…

ISS may fall on India, China: Russian space agency chief warns on US sanctions after Ukraine military offensive

Moscow, Feb 26 (PTI) Russia's space agency chief has warned the US that the slew of sanctions imposed on Moscow can "destroy our cooperation" on the International Space Station (ISS) and…

Chandrayaan-2 detects solar proton events: ISRO

Mumbai, Feb 24 (PTI) A Large Area Soft X-ray Spectrometer (CLASS), a payload on-board Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter, has detected solar proton events which significantly increase the radiation exposure to humans in space,…

China denies rocket set for moon crash was from 2014 Chinese mission

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry on Monday denied a U.S. report that a spent rocket booster forecast to crash on the far side of the moon next month was…

Russia hopeful of space rides from NASA to ISS from 2022 – agency head

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow expects NASA to start taking cosmonauts to the International Space Station again and is hopeful that cooperation can resume next year, the head of the Russian…

International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a U.S. launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space agency said, the…

U.S. seeks norms for outer space after ‘irresponsible’ Russia test

By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday criticized an "irresponsible" Russian test that endangered the International Space Station with debris, and the Biden administration…

‘Razor-sharp precision’: Russia hails anti-satellite weapons test

By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it had conducted a weapons test that targeted an old Russian satellite with "razor-sharp precision" and denied allegations by the…