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Renowned ISRO scientist Shivakumar passes away
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Renowned ISRO scientist Shivakumar passes away

Bengaluru: Renowned Space Scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Centre (ISAC) Director S.K. Shivakumar, who was also Karnataka Science and Technology Council Chairman, passed away here yesterday. Padma Shree awardee Shivakumar was associated with the ISRO for over two decades and had contributed immensely to the planning and analysis of several Indian satellite…

ISRO to put military satellite Microsat-R into space today
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ISRO to put military satellite Microsat-R into space today

Chennai:  The first mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) this year is to put Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO’s) Microsat-R Satellite, an imaging satellite and Kalamsat, into the outerspace tonight. The satellites will be carried onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-44 which will be launched around 11.37 pm tonight from the…

ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu
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ISRO team to study landslides in Kodagu

Madikeri: A team from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to reach Kodagu today to study the massive landslides that has ravaged the district. Landslides of such a magnitude have never occurred in Kodagu and it is for the first time that the district is reeling under widespread devastation. The ISRO team will study…

Revisiting ISRO spy case
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Revisiting ISRO spy case

This case is only the tip of the iceberg exposing the cause for country’s staggering industrial growth and scientific research Last Tuesday, I was reading the Point of View column of T.J.S. George titled “Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ Is Important” and I was moved to tears both for ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan and my own…

Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ is important
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Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ is important

By T.J.S. George India’s biggest achievement since independence is its march to leadership ranks in space technology. In June last year, the national space organisation, ISRO, put into space a rocket as heavy as 200 fully grown elephants, making it a major player in the satellite launch industry alongside the US, France and Russia. The…

Indians in space
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Indians in space

By Girija Madhavan The romance of space is always beguiling. Exploring the “Final Frontier” in science-fiction, television or films, foreshadowed the “Space Tourism” some millionaires experienced recently. The launch by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of 104 Nano Satellites in one operation drew admiration; but the failure of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, after…

CII’s session with “Women Scientists of ISRO” on Aug. 21
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CII’s session with “Women Scientists of ISRO” on Aug. 21

Mysuru: The amazing success of the Mangalyaan Mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has brought not only worldwide attention but also national pride and glory. Within an astonishing 15 months from the day it was announced the team at ISRO conceptualised, planned and implemented the mission successfully, sending off the autorickshaw-sized satellite on…

ISRO Chief delivers Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE
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ISRO Chief delivers Panikkar Memorial Lecture at RIE

Mysuru: The 55th Foundation Day celebration and Sardar Panikkar Memorial Lecture Series was held at Regional Institute of Education (RIE) in city this morning. Prior to the inauguration, a 3,000-litre capacity RO water unit was inaugurated by the dignitaries in the campus. The Foundation Day celebrations was inaugurated by Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia, Chief Secretary,…

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