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Thales SuperCam laser prepares to follow ChemCam to Mars in 2020

Paris. 22 January 2018. NASA has begun building the Mars 2020 rover and integrating the instruments it will carry. The Mars 2020 mission will follow in the footstepsRead more ›

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PSLV successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight

Sriharikota. 12 January 2018. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight, successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Remote Sensing Satellite along with 30 co-passengerRead more ›

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India’s Space programme in 2017 

   Following are the highlights of the activities of the Department of Space during the year 2017.  In this calendar year i.e. 2017, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) hasRead more ›

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Thales uses System 21 modem over Eutelsat satellites

London. 07 November 2017 .  Thales executed a series of tests with Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators. These tests successfully demonstrated cutting-edge communications using Thales’s System 21Read more ›

Thales Alenia Space wins another contract for Ariane 6

Belgian unit to provide electronics for Thrust Vector Actuation Systems  Charleroi. 07 November. 2017 – Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with SABCA, prime contractor for the threeRead more ›

Boeing and CASIS Award $500,000 for Microgravity Research through MassChallenge

Grants help fund costs for flight to International Space Station Boston. 06 November 2017. Boeing and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) have againRead more ›

Venus Mission of ISRO might become a reality

New Delhi. 10 August 2017. A mission to explore Venus has been mentioned in Department of Space demands for grant 2017–18. ISRO informed that the government had givenRead more ›

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ISRO and CSIR-NPL sign MoU for time and frequency traceability services

New Delhi. 04 August 2017. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department ofRead more ›

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GSAT-17 takes off from French Guiana

Bangalore. 30 June 2017. India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-17 was inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system on June 29, 2017 from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-238. Weighing 3477Read more ›

Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Rocket Lab on the First Launch of the Electron Launch Vehicle

Ashburn, VA.. June 20, 2017 . Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today congratulated Rocket Lab on the historic first launch of its Electron launch vehicle. The inaugural test flightRead more ›