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Global Positioning System

GAGAN to Save Lives at Unmanned Railway Crossings

The Indian Railways is in talks with the Indian space agency on the possibility of using GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN) for safety at unmanned railway crossings, said a top ISRO official. The

Remote Sensing

27 Indian Satellites Currently Operational: Govt

25 Feb. 2015 – As many as 27 satellites, including 11 which facilitate the communication network in the country, are currently operational and one more is to be launched next

Remote Sensing

ISRO to Launch Google’s Sky Box Imaging Satellite

In recent news by The Asia Age, the Indian Space Research Organisation will be launching Google’s Sky Box Imaging satellite for GPS maps this year from Sriharikota. Google, has acquired


Nagaland Doing Mapping on Ground Water Prospects

Nagaland Science and Technology Council (NASTEC) has prepared a map on ‘Ground water prospects of Nagaland’. NASTEC prepared the Hydro Geo-Morphological (HGM) Map under Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission


Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Takes Over as Space Secretary

Distinguished space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar took over as secretary of the department of space and chairman of the Space Commission and the state-run ISRO here. Prior to his appointment to

Remote Sensing

India and US Set Up Joint Working Group for Mars Studies

In recent news by PTI, India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars. Jitendra Singh,

Remote Sensing

ISRO’s Mangalyaan Sends Picture of Mars’s Moon Phobos

Almost 20 days after it successfully entered the orbit of the Red Planet, ISRO’s Mars Orbiter on Tuesday sent pictures of Phobos – the largest of the two natural satellites

Remote Sensing

Earth Station on Brazilian Land to get Data from IRS

In recent news, Prime Minister’s Office has informed that India and Brazil on Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and

Remote Sensing

ISRO planning to launch French satellite SPOT 7 on June 26

ISRO is planning to launch its next rocket PSLV C23 carrying a French remote sensing satellite SPOT 7, along with four others from Sriharikota spaceport on June 26, a senior

Remote Sensing

The Mangalyaan Set to Blast-off on Nov, 05

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) Set to Start its Journey to Mars on 05 Nov 2013  ISRO,Chennai: India’s ambitious Rs 450-crore space mission to Mars has now been fixed for blast-off