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India launches spacecraft to Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2013 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet - with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars.

Indian probe begins journey to Mars

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Dec, 2013 01:44 AM
by AlexMuller
India's mission to Mars has embarked on its 300-day journey to the Red Planet. The spacecraft is due to reach Mars on 24 September next year.

Narendra Modi Plans To Bring Solar To 400 Million People

Posted in Hardware on 26th May, 2014 10:56 PM
by AlexMuller
India’s new government, led by Narendra Modi, plans to use solar power to bring electricity to the homes of 400 million people who currently do not have access to it.

From India, Proof That a Trip to Mars Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2014 10:49 PM
by AlexMuller
India’s recent launch of a spacecraft to Mars was a remarkable feat, but the $75 million mission’s thrifty approach is getting all the attention.

Ozone pollution in India kills enough crops to feed 94 million people in poverty

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2014 12:15 AM
by AlexMuller
In one year, India’s ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country’s major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars.

India's Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' sends first images

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2014 06:14 PM
by AlexMuller
India's space agency has released its first picture of Mars, taken by its satellite which entered orbit around the Red Planet on Wednesday.

Japan’s Softbank to Invest $20 Billion in Solar-Energy Projects in India

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jun, 2015 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
Indian government targets a massive expansion in the country’s solar output from some 3 gigawatts today to 100 gigawatts by 2022.

India set to launch five UK satellites

Posted in Science on 10th Jul, 2015 05:46 PM
by AlexMuller
India is set to put in orbit five foreign satellites, built in Britain, to observe the earth.

World’s Largest Solar Power Station To Come Up In Madhya Pradesh, India

Posted in Science on 23rd Aug, 2015 07:17 PM
by AlexMuller
If all goes well, the world's largest solar power station will start generating energy by March 2017.

Potential delay for first test flight of India's spaceplane demonstrator

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2016 05:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The unmanned sub-orbital spacecraft was scheduled to be launched in February, but technical difficulties may put back the flight to the first week of April.

NASA has invited India to collaborate on its mission to Mars

Posted in Science on 29th Feb, 2016 11:17 AM
by AlexMuller
ISRO has already proved that it has the ability to get to the Red Planetary efficiently; the space agency spent only US $74 million (less than the budget of the film Gravity).

India's big move into solar is already paying off

Posted in Business on 7th Mar, 2016 03:12 PM
by AlexMuller
As the price of solar power keeps plummeting, India's massive bet on solar power is paying off far earlier than anticipated.

India Adds 7.1 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In FY2015–16, Beats Target

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2016 03:37 PM
by AlexMuller
This is one and a half times more than the target of 4,460 MW set at the start of the financial year.

India launches mini space shuttle

Posted in Hardware on 23rd May, 2016 11:21 AM
by AlexMuller
India has launched an unmanned model space shuttle, joining the race to develop reusable spacecraft.

Google's grand plan to target the 'next billion' internet users

Posted in Online on 27th Sep, 2016 05:33 PM
by AlexMuller
The internet giant unveiled myriad new products, programs, and updates as it looks to ramp up its efforts to get in front of 'the next billion' internet users.

Why India's commercial space programme is thriving

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2016 05:26 PM
by AlexMuller
In June India launched 20 satellites in a single mission, the most in the history of the country's ambitious space program. Seventeen of those were foreign.

Solar Capacity In India Tops 10 Gigawatts

Posted in Business on 29th Nov, 2016 04:23 PM
by AlexMuller
India will soon become the third-largest solar power market in the world, after China and the United States.

India predicts it will exceed Paris renewable energy target by half

Posted in Science on 21st Dec, 2016 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Government forecasts 57% of electricity will come from renewable sources by 2027, above 40% target agreed at climate summit.

India lofts a record 104 satellites into orbit on a single rocket

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2017 02:51 PM
by Alex Muller
An Indian rocket deployed 104 spacecraft into orbit 300 miles above Earth on Tuesday, the largest pack of satellites ever launched on a single booster.

India launches 'invaluable' South Asia satellite

Posted in Business on 5th May, 2017 07:15 PM
by Alex Muller
India has successfully launched a new communications satellite for South Asia from Sriharikota space centre.

India launches 'monster' rocket

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2017 05:28 PM
by Alex Muller
India's space agency has successfully launched its heaviest rocket.

India will send an Orbiter and a Rover to the moon in 2018

Posted in Hardware on 27th Oct, 2017 08:35 AM
by Alex Muller
India will make its second mission to the moon in 2018, the Indian Space Research Organisation announced this week.

India Is Preparing to Land on The Moon For The First Time.

Posted in Science on 4th Dec, 2017 04:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is getting ready to land its very first lunar rover by the end of March 2018, as part of its Chandrayaan-2 mission.

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