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Aug 20, 2019, 07.10 AM IST
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ISRO to inject Chandrayaan 2 into lunar orbit Tuesday

"It's tomorrow morning (tentatively between 8.30 am and 9.30 am). It's challenging," Chairman of ISRO, K Sivan, said.

IIT Guwahati researchers develop membranes that can separate oil and water

The team has also developed a prototype of oil-water separation device using these membranes.

Isro's golden jubilee:  50 years of space explorations

From the Satellite Telecommunication Experiments Project (STEP) that took the first televisions to Indian villages much before India officially had TVs to real-time advisories being sent to fishermen every day, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has led India’s development from the adolescence of independence to present-day advancements.And, as the space agency—known to work quietly without much fuss—prepares for another eventful year having successfully launched its second mission to Moon, it has achieved another major milestone.

Chandrayaan-2 to enter Moon orbit around 9.30am tomorrow

Around 29 days after liftoff from Sriharikota on July 22, Chandrayaan-2 is finally going to enter Moon’s orbit around 9.30am on Tuesday. It is touted to be a milestone in itself for Isro before the lunarcraft’s historic moonlanding on September 7​. Critical velocity is a must to craft’s orbit entry, otherwise it will fly away, said ex-Isro chief.

Chandrayaan-2 to land on the lunar south polar region on Sept 7: ISRO

Chandrayaan-2 will explore a region of the moon where no mission has ever set foot.

It's official, in a 1st, Isro invites private firms to build 5 PSLVs

The agency has invited Indian companies to build five PSLVs for nearly Rs 1,000 cr.

IIT Madras working on tech to produce power from estuaries

The benefit of osmotic power generation is that estuaries in which sea water and the fresh water rivers meet can be used to generate power.

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

NASA scientist Josh Willis is now closely studying the phenomenon in hopes of figuring out precisely how global warming is eating away at Greenland's ice. Specifically, he wants to know whether the melting is being caused more by warm air or warm seawater. The answer could be crucial to Earth's future. Water brings more heat to something frozen faster than air does, as anyone who has ever defrosted a steak under the faucet knows.

Isro @ 50: India's space agency now has a new mission

On the golden jubilee year of Isro, its chairman K Sivan said the agency is now looking to develop technologies required for future.

Sky is not the limit for ISRO

TOI Traces Isro’s Journey From The Days It Used A Church As A Launchpad To Its Moon Mission Now Once seeking foreign help, agency now rubs shoulders with the best

Tamil Nadu honours "Rocketman" K Sivan with Kalam Award for stellar scientific work

The award carries 8 gm gold medal, Rs five lakh in cash and a citation.

After crucial manoeuvre, Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth orbit, heads to Moon

After crucial manoeuvre, Chandrayaan-2 leaves earth orbit, heads to Moon

The spacecraft, now on "Lunar Transfer Trajectory", is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 with the soft landing of rover on the lunar surface planned on September 7.

IIT Madras researchers develop multimodal robot with industrial and field applications

A prototype of the grasper has been fabricated at the Robotics Laboratory, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras, and the experimental results confirm manipulation capabilities of the robot.

Building city on Mars could cost up to $10 trillion: Elon Musk

Building city on Mars could cost up to $10 trillion: Elon Musk

Musk calculated the approximate future cost of sending a minimum payload to Mars "to nearest order of magnitude", at $100,000 per tonne.

Researchers develop way to process bone implant materials from eggshells

Their work has been published in the March 2019 issue of the reputed peer-review journal Ceramics International.

Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Chandrayaan-2 headed onwards on its path to the moon after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) early Wednesday successfully carried out a crucial process to manoeuvre India's second lunar probe out of the earth's orbit.

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