Category Archives: Science-Technology

ISRO successfully launches two satellites into orbit

The PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV C-42 into orbit carrying two international satellites from the United Kingdom – Nova SAR and S1-4 – from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on September 16, 2018, at 10:08 pm. Both Nova SAR […]

SpaceX gets its first private passenger, things to know

SpaceX has signed its first ever private passenger to travel around the moon with BFR, potentially queuing up sometime in the early to mid-2020s. The officials confirmed the same and revealing a dramatically-updated iteration of BFR’s spaceship upper stage, CEO Elon Musk cryptically hinted that the private passenger could be Japanese and also confirmed that […]

Kochi-based company develops India’s first underwater robotic drone

Kochi-based EyeROV Technologies developed India’s first underwater robotic drone at Maker Village on Friday. A hardware incubator can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures. The technology will help with repair and maintenance of underwater structures. The first commercial Remotedly Operated Vehicle (ROV) or underwater drone, EYEROVTUNA, is handed over to the Naval […]

PC running on windows 7 only until 2023, says Microsoft

A few years back, Microsoft released its Windows 10 version and ever since people have been all praised with its performance and reliability. Though, the software updates can be annoying sometimes for the users, but, it functionality and reliability is better than dealing with other versions like mobile-centric Windows 8. Microsoft has stopped developing features […]

Escorts launched driverless tractors designed for precision farming

Farm and Construction equipment manufacturer Escorts Ltd. on Thursday launched driverless tractors after unveiling India’s first compact electric tractor last year. Automated concept tractors are designed to provide advanced farming experience. The driverless technology is aimed at providing precision-based farming that will save time and energy of the farmers along with maximising output. The prototype […]

NASA to launch rocket to view Sun with X-ray vision

In a recent update, NASA stated to launch a FOXSI (Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager) rocket mission to view Sun with X-ray vision. The rocket will be launched on September 7 take its third flight from New Mexico. FOXSI is termed as a sounding rocket mission, which will make brief 15-minutes journey above Earth’s atmosphere […]

Government legalizes drone from December 1; ban on use for food delivery

Here’s another proof that India is swiftly heading towards advanced technology. It is now legal to use drone for commercial purposes, however, under certain conditions. The aviation ministry issued the drone policy to be in effect from December subject to the condition that the device remains in line of sight of the person using it. […]

Aditya L-1, India’s first ever mission to study sun

Earlier this week, NASA launched its Solar Probe mission to study the atmosphere the sun and first ever human attempt to such a deadliest space mission. And now it seems like, India’s ISRO is all set to answer NASA’s solar mission with Aditya L-1 mission. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been working on […]

Partial Solar eclipse visible from most Asia parts on Saturday

  Earth witnessed a partial solar eclipse on Saturday from 1:32 pm to 5:02 pm (IST). Thought the solar eclipse was not visible in India, eclipse-chasers or sky gazer witnessed the event through live-streams of space agencies and certain observatories. The eclipse was visible from most of Asia, Iceland, far northern Europe, and Greenland. Some […]

NASA’s spacecraft set to probe the Sun

US’s space agency NASA is all set to launch a spacecraft, Parker Solar Probe on early Saturday morning to achieve the new ambitious aim to touch the Sun. The spacecraft will explore the sun more closely than ever before. The spacecraft will be launched from Cape Canaveral and will fly to the Sun through extremely […]