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Eminent Rocket Scientist S Somanath Appointed ISRO Chief

Sivan was in January 2018 appointed as the ISRO chief, Secretary of the Department of Space and Chairman Space Commission. He was in December 2020 given a one-year extension till January 14, 2022.

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There Is A Feeling That Very Little Happened In ISRO In 2021, Acknowledges Its Chairman K Sivan

ISRO had only two successful PSLV missions, including the one dedicated commercial mission by its commercial arm New Space India Limited (NSIL).

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ISRO, Oppo Collaborate To Strengthen R&D Of Navic Messaging Service

ISRO and Oppo India will exchange technical information of NavIC messaging services to build rapid, ready to use, end-to-end application-specific solutions by integrating NavIC messaging service with the mobile handset platform keeping in mind the need of Indian users.

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ISRO, OPPO India Collaborate To Provide NavIC Application

This MoU will enable ISRO and OPPO India to exchange technical information of NavIC messaging services so as to build rapid, ready to use, end to end application-specific solutions by integrating NavIC messaging service with the mobile handset platform keeping in mind the need of Indian users.

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India Will Soon Have Satellite Based Quantum Communications Systems -- ISRO Chairman K. Sivan

K Sivan, Chairman, ISRO & Secretary, Department of Science, says the space agency is ready to embrace a new chapter in space -- to build/ launch satellites & payloads in collaboration with Indian space startups. It aims to have clusters of small satellites for precision observation. In the wide ranging conversation with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, Sivan talks about the space draft policy, Chandrayaan 2 payloads (new findings), Gisat1, Mission Gaganyaan (unmanned), NavIC, SAR and collaboration with other leading space agencies like US space Agency NASA & Russia’s Roscosmos.

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Indian Scientists Discover Star-Planet Bigger Than Jupiter

Using PARAS, which has the capability to measure mass of an exoplanet, the exoplanet's mass is found to be 70 per cent and size about 1.4 times that of the Jupiter

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ISRO Chief Requests NIT Karnataka Graduates To Respond To World Challenges

Speaking virtually at the 19th convocation of NIT Karnataka (NIT-K), Surathkal on Saturday, ISRO Chairman K Sivan stated that the world is confronting the difficulties of climate change and natural disasters, which may alter the face of the earth in the future, affecting our lives.

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Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter Payloads Made Discovery-Class Findings: ISRO

ISRO Chairman and Secretary in the Department of Space (DoS) K Sivan inaugurated the workshop and released the documents on Chandrayaan-2 science results and data products for utilisation by the scientific community.

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Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Completes Over 9,000 Orbits Around Moon, Says ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is holding a two-day Lunar Science Workshop 2021, which began on Monday, to commemorate the completion of two years of operation of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft around the lunar orbit.

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ISRO-IISc Team Develops Modular Device For Extra-Terrestrial Experiments

Understanding how such microbes behave in extreme environments could provide valuable insights for human space missions such as 'Gaganyaan', India's first crewed spacecraft planned by ISRO

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ISRO Fails To Put GISAT-1 In Orbit Due To Performance Anomaly In Cryo Stage

Indian Space Research Organisation's second mission of the year to place an earth observation satellite by a GSLV rocket faced a setback as the mission could not be accomplished fully due to a performance anomaly in the cryogenic stage of the rocket

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ISRO Launches Merchandise That Will Help You Flaunt Your Love For Space

Launching the programme in a virtual event, Secretary in the Department of Space and ISRO Chairman, K Sivan, said it makes him happy to see the immense interest the programme has generated in such a short time.

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First Uncrewed Mission Of Gaganyaan Programme Definitely Not Possible In Dec For Covid: ISRO

Four Indian astronaut-candidates (Test Pilots of Indian Air Force) have already undergone generic space flight training in Russia as part of the Gaganyaan programme.

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Space-tech And Government Policies: Are They Orbiting Well?

To fuel its own efforts, government also dedicated platform named ‘Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre’ (IN-SPACe) to give more freedom under government oversight to private sector innovation in space-tech. The main question is, how are space-tech companies viewing the government intervention?

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Fusion Fuel Holds The Promise Of Limitless Clean Energy To Power The Planet: Dr Vivek Lall, Chief Executive, General Atomics Global Corp

General Atomics Global Corporation is led by world's leading aerospace scientist Dr. Vivek Lall. General Atomics is the global powerhouse of unmanned systems and pioneering firm in nuclear energy and space technology. Indian Navy has inducted two Sea Guardian drones on lease from GA and scouting for more for critical maritime ISR capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region. But GA's groundbreaking energy innovation in magnetic fusion research is vital scientific discovery as Fusion Fuel holds the promise of Limitless clean energy to power the Planet for millennia which could supplement existing renewables. In an exclusive interaction, Dr. Lall, Chief Executive speaks with BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha on such critical technologies in civil nuclear, defence and space.

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