Tag: Satellite

Scientists use satellites to track whales

Scientists are using a new high-resolution satellite technology to track whales, count their numbers and estimate their population size

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
NASA to launch drought-tracking satellite this month

Washington: A new satellite expected to be launched this month will improve drought monitoring around the world, the US space agency said in a statement.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
NASA spacecraft to collide a small moonlet in 2022

Washington: The US space agency NASA revealed on Monday details about its plan to hit a small moonlet target in a double asteroid system with a spacecraft in 2022, its first mission to demonstrate a planetary defence technique. The asteroid, called Didymoon or Didymos B, is a moon asteroid around 150 meters tall orbiting a […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Countdown begins for Indian rocket's Wednesday launch

Chennai: The countdown for the Wednesday launch of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying the radar imaging earth observation satellite, RISAT-2B began on Tuesday, said an ISRO official. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official, the 25-hour countdown for the PSLV launch started at 4.30 a.m. on Tuesday. The PSLV-C46 as per […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Chinese Satellite Sheds New Light On Cosmic Rays

Beijing: A Chinese satellite, named ‘Monkey King’, has not only searched for the invisible dark matter but also explored the origin of cosmic rays or high energy particles that travel through space at nearly the speed of light. An international research team has conducted a precise measurement of the spectrum of protons, the most abundant […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
India To Launch Geo Imaging Satellite on March 5

Chennai: India will launch its Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV- F10) on March 5. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV-F10 rocket carrying the GISAT-1 is expected to lift off at 5.43 p.m. on March 5. The launch is subject to the weather conditions, the space […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021