NASA and ISRO collaborate to train two Indian astronauts - one set to fly to the ISS in 2024. (Pexels) Space 

ISRO Astronauts to Receive NASA Training for 2024 ISS Mission to Advance Indian Space Exploration

NASA has taken a major step towards global cooperation in space exploration by revealing its participation in the training of two Indian astronauts. One of them is set to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) for a week-long mission in late 2024. This announcement was made by NASA Administrator Bill Nelson during his current tour of various cities in India, where he is working to strengthen the collaborative endeavors between NASA and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), engaging with political leaders and officials. A joint effort towards the…

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The SWIS instrument of the Aditya-L1 mission has effectively measured solar wind ions, focusing on protons and alpha particles. (ANI) Space 

Uncovering the Secrets of Solar Wind: ISRO’s Aditya-L1 Mission Begins!

India’s first solar mission, the Aditya-L1 mission, is focused on uncovering the enigmas surrounding the sun. In a recent development, it has reached a noteworthy milestone by commencing observations of solar wind. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced the successful activation of the Aditya Solar Wind Particle Experiment (ASPEX) payload. To learn more about this recent accomplishment, click here. Aditya-L1 observations of the solar wind were initiated ISRO said that the satellite’s Aditya Solar Wind Particle Experiment (ASPEX) payload has started operations and is functioning normally. ISRO also…

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XPoSat carries two scientific payloads designed for simultaneous studies of temporal, spectral, and polarization features of bright X-ray sources, ISRO says. (Representative image) (AFP) Space 

Explore the New Horizons with ISRO’s XPoSat Mission!

India is preparing to take a major step forward in space-based X-ray astronomy as it prepares to launch its inaugural X-ray polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat). Led by ISRO, this mission seeks to study the polarization of powerful X-ray sources, and in doing so, ISRO is poised to set a new standard in the realm of astronomy. To learn more about ISRO’s XPoSat mission, click here. X-ray Polarimetry Satellite (XPoSat) mission The X-ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat) is designed to be observed from Low Earth Orbit (LEO) at an altitude of about 650…

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According to Joseph, India’s potential mission to send a man on the Moon by 2040 will attract substantial investments from private companies into the space sector. (ISRO) Space 

Ready for Liftoff: ISRO to Launch Humans to the Moon by 2040 and a Space Station by 2035!

India is making significant progress in its space endeavors, with a focus on various space missions and international partnerships. The country is elevating its global standing in the realm of space exploration. During the Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS-2023), Victor Joseph, the associate scientific secretary of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), shed light on the agency’s current efforts to send an Indian astronaut to the Moon and provided updates on the Gaganyaan mission. An Indian man on the moon by 2040? According to a report in The New Indian Express,…

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The recent NASA and ISRO collaboration involves the launch of a remote sensing satellite named NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). (PTI) Space 

Explore the Intergalactic Projects of NASA and ISRO: NISAR Mission to Astronauts!

India and the United States are preparing to engage in an unprecedented joint effort in space exploration, signifying a momentous achievement in their space alliance. The declaration followed a meeting between NASA Chief Bill Nelson and Union Minister Jitendra Singh in New Delhi. The latest collaboration between NASA and ISRO entails the deployment of a remote sensing satellite called NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) in the initial quarter of the forthcoming year. Additionally, ISRO and NASA will collaborate on numerous other projects. NISAR satellite NISAR satellite will be launched by…

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The potential partnerships could also involve Indian commercial entities, India’s Department of Space said in a statement Wednesday. (ISRO) Space 

Partnering Up: ISRO Joins Forces with Boeing, Blue Origin, and Voyager!

India’s space agency, ISRO, is currently investigating potential partnerships with Boeing Co., Blue Origin LLC (owned by Jeff Bezos), and Voyager Space Holdings Inc. This development comes as the head of NASA pays an official visit, underscoring the increasing level of cooperation between the United States and India in the realm of outer space. Potential partnerships could also involve Indian commercial entities, India’s space ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is visiting several locations in India this week, including facilities in Bengaluru that test and…

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ISRO Chairman, S Somanath, emphasises Gaganyaan as the immediate priority amid multiple targets including a space station. (@Gaganyaan_Isro) Space 

India to Reach for the Stars: ISRO Sets Sights on Gaganyaan Mission!

The chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), S Somanath, highlighted the organization’s current emphasis on the Gaganyaan mission, India’s first human space flight program. While ISRO is actively pursuing various goals, Somanath stated that their primary focus is to successfully send an Indian astronaut to space and ensure their safe return. This mission is currently their top priority. The Gaganyaan mission has the ambitious goal of sending humans into space and placing them in low Earth orbit at an altitude of 400 kilometers for a three-day mission scheduled…

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announces US readiness to assist ISRO in building a space station. (Pixabay) Space 

Bill Nelson Announces NASA and ISRO’s Joint Venture to Create a Space Station!

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson made a noteworthy diplomatic gesture on Tuesday by expressing the United States’ willingness to collaborate with the Indian space agency ISRO in the development of a dedicated space station. During his visit to India for a week of strategic engagements, Nelson disclosed that talks between the two countries also encompass the intention to send an Indian astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) before the end of the upcoming year. “The selection of the astronauts is decided by ISRO. NASA does not make the selection,” Nelson…

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will visit the Bengaluru-based facilities where the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) spacecraft undergoes testing and integration. (NASA) Space 

Exploring New Heights: Bill Nelson Visits India to Strengthen NASA-ISRO Partnership

India has placed a growing emphasis on international cooperation in the realm of space exploration. The Indian space agency, ISRO, has joined forces with NASA and JAXA for significant space missions such as NISAR and LUPEX. In a bid to elevate this partnership, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson is currently in India, with the intention of bolstering the collaboration between NASA and ISRO. For further details on the purpose of his visit to India, click here. NASA Director Bill Nelson’s visit to India After landing in India, NASA Director Bill Nelson…

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ISRO is ready to conduct the next space exploration project with the Venus mission, also known as the Shukrayaan mission. (Nasa) Space 

Explore Venus with ISRO: Uncover the Secrets of Shukrayaan Mission!

Following the successful Chandrayaan-3 and Aditya-L1 missions, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing to launch its upcoming mission to Venus, known as the Shukrayaan mission. ISRO Chief S. Somanath has provided an update, stating that the project payloads have been fully developed. During a speech at the Indian National Science Academy in Delhi, the ISRO Chairman discussed the distinctive features of Venus and the potential for Earth’s atmosphere to become toxic in the future, similar to what Shukrayaan has observed. The significance of the Venus mission is worth…

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ISRO's Astrosat space telescope detects a massive gamma-ray explosion. (Pixabay) Space 

Witness the Might of Nature: ISRO’s Astrosat Detects Most Powerful Gamma-Ray Explosion!

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has once again achieved a significant breakthrough with the help of the Astrosat space telescope, as it successfully captured a colossal gamma-ray explosion. These explosions, known as gamma-ray bursts, are recognized as the most potent explosions ever observed in the universe. The Astrosat space telescope, India’s inaugural multi-wavelength space telescope, has now detected its 600th instance of such a massive gamma-ray burst. Experts believe that delving deeper into this phenomenon can offer valuable insights into extreme environments and the fundamental laws of physics governing…

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The Aditya-L1 mission was launched by ISRO aboard the PSLV-C57 on September 2, 2023. (ISRO Facebook) Space 

ISRO Unveils the Final Stage of Aditya-L1 Mission – Get Ready to Be Amazed!

India’s space program is making significant progress with a series of successful missions. Following the triumph of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, ISRO has now accomplished the launch of India’s inaugural solar mission, Aditya-L1. The Indian Space Research Organisation is eagerly awaiting the Aditya-L1 solar probe’s arrival at Lagrangian point L1, which is scheduled for January 7. Stay informed about the latest developments regarding India’s groundbreaking solar mission. Aditya-L1 assignment in final stage According to a PTI report, the ISRO chairman spoke about the exciting progress of the Aditya-L1 mission at the…

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Chandrayaan-3 mission gathered some major scientific results including the confirmation of Sulphur on the lunar south pole. (ISRO/Instagram) Space 

Unveiling the Future: ISRO to Showcase Chandrayaan-3’s Cutting-Edge Tech at Bengaluru Summit!

The Chandrayaan-3 mission, which made significant advancements in space exploration and was a major triumph for ISRO, will be prominently featured at the upcoming Bengaluru Tech Summit. The focal point of this year’s Karnataka annual tech exposition will be the Chandrayaan-3 ISRO-Industry Pavilion, where India’s advancements in space exploration will be showcased. For more information on this Bengaluru Summit, click here. Bengaluru Tech Summit Bengaluru Tech Summit is scheduled from November 29 to December 1. The theme of this summit is “breaking the boundaries”. This summit aims to attract global…

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Aditya-L1 will be placed in a halo orbit around the Lagrangian Point 1 (L1), which is 1.5 million km from the Earth in the direction of the Sun Space 

India’s Solar Mission: Ready for Launch! All the Details on Aditya L1 Spacecraft’s Final Phase

India’s first solar research mission, the Aditya L1 spacecraft, is nearing its final phase. ISRO chief S Somanath said on Saturday that the Aditya spacecraft is expected to complete maneuvers and reach L1 by January 7, 2024. “Aditya is doing well and is almost ready for its final phase,” Somanath told PTI. Recently, the Indian Space Agency reported that Aditya-L1’s High Energy L1 Orbiting X-ray Spectrometer (HEL1OS) detected a sudden burst of energy from a solar flare. This flare occurred on October 29, just under two months after the launch…

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With the Chandrayaan-4 mission, ISRO and JAXA aim to gather data on the quantity and forms of water present on the lunar surface. (JAXA) Space 

ISRO and JAXA Join Forces for Chandrayaan-4 Mission: A Giant Leap for Space Exploration!

India is preparing for its next lunar mission, following the successful Chandrayaan-3 mission. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is partnering with the Japanese space agency JAXA for the upcoming moon mission, known as the Lunar Polar Exploration Mission or Chandrayaan-4. To learn more about this India-Japan lunar mission, click here. LUPEX or Chandrayaan-4 mission Chandrayaan-4 is currently said to be in design mode. According to JAXA’s official website, the goal of the LUPEX mission is to collect data on the amount and forms of water on the surface of…

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NASA is conducting an asteroid exploration project called Psyche mission. Know what ISRO chief Somanath says about India undertaking such a mission. (Pixabay) Space 

Find Out What ISRO Chief Has to Say About India’s Asteroid Mission: Will We Follow in NASA’s Footsteps?

On October 13, NASA successfully initiated the Psyche mission, launching it from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Utilizing a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, this mission aims to investigate the metal-rich asteroid known as Psyche. The objectives of the Psyche mission encompass the examination of the asteroid’s core, surface, the relative ages of different regions, and more. This endeavor has generated considerable enthusiasm among both the scientific community and the general public worldwide. Consequently, people are curious to learn about the possibility of India embarking on…

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India's Aditya-L1 mission is underway, and many other countries like China, Japan, US and others have their own solar missions. (ISRO Facebook) News 

Solar Missions Soar High: India, Japan, and China Take the Lead!

India has taken a significant step in exploring the sun by launching the Aditya-L1 mission on September 2. After a successful Trajectory Correction Maneuver on October 6, the spacecraft is now heading towards the Lagrange point L-1, located 1.5 million kilometers away from Earth and facing the sun. The main objective of the Aditya-L1 mission is to study the immediate impact of the sun on space weather. India is not the only country involved in solar missions, as Japan, China, and others have also embarked on similar ventures. Japan Back…

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ISRO is gearing up for the next lunar frontier with the Chandrayaan-4 mission after the success of the Chandrayaan-3 mission. (JAXA) Space 

ISRO Soars to New Heights with Chandrayaan-4 Mission!

Following the success of Chandrayaan-3, ISRO is now preparing for its next lunar adventure with the ambitious Chandrayaan-4 mission. Although the chances of Chandrayaan-3’s return to Earth are diminishing due to possible communication difficulties, ISRO remains determined, highlighting the valuable data already obtained from the mission. The Chandrayaan-4 mission, a symbol of advancement in space exploration, is set to enhance India’s cosmic pursuits. Diverging from its predecessors, this mission not only aims to land on the moon but also intends to retrieve lunar samples and bring them back to Earth.…

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President Droupadi Murmu highlighted the importance to India of ISRO's space missions, including Aditya-L1 and Gaganyaan missions. (Jitender Gupta) Space 

President Murmu’s Boost to India’s Standing: ISRO’s Aditya-L1 and Gaganyaan Missions!

President Droupadi Murmu, in a crucial speech at the inauguration of the International Conference on ‘Aerospace and Aviation in 2047,’ underscored the profound influence of India’s forthcoming Aditya-L1 and Gaganyaan missions. President Murmu stressed their capacity to elevate India’s international reputation and expressed assurance that these missions would not only strengthen research endeavors but also make valuable contributions to the betterment of mankind. Acknowledging India’s past achievements, including the successful Mars mission and lunar exploration, President Murmu highlighted the country’s determination, potential and capability. He praised the commitment to high…

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ISRO's Lunar Sample Return Mission aims to bring Moon soil samples to Earth, marking a significant leap for India's space exploration. (ISRO) Space 

ISRO’s Epic Adventure: Bringing Home Moon Soil from Shiv Shakti!

India’s space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is preparing for a historic endeavor as it plans to embark on its first mission to gather soil or rock samples from the Moon and bring them back to Earth. Known as the Lunar Sample Return Mission (LSRM), this ambitious project represents a major advancement in India’s space exploration efforts. ISRO’s Space Applications Center (SAC) director Nilesh Desai shared insights on the mission and said, “ISRO is now planning a bigger mission where we will try to bring back soil or…

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