Monthly Archives: July 2008

IIT Kanpur of India proposes micro satellite for Dissaster Management to ISRO

India – IIT Kanpur has submitted a proposal to the Indian Space Research Organisation, relating to design and development of a micro satellite. The micro satellite, weighing around seven kg, can be used as part of disaster management and in … Continue reading

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ISRO, India to launch Chandrayaan-I in September 2008

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch Chandrayaan-I, India’’s maiden mission to the moon, in September. Talking to ANI in an exclusive interview on the sidelights of a seminar here today, Chairman of ISRO G. Madhavan Nair said that the … Continue reading

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Beijing may expand pollution-cutting scheme

Beijing is ready to expand an already drastic pollution-cutting scheme by taking more cars off the roads and shutting more factories if air quality remains a problem during the Olympic Games, state media said on Monday. Beijing authorities have cut … Continue reading

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Monitoring Global Climate Change

Sateellite imageries can be useful for monitoring Global Warming. On the basis of satellite data Climate scientists  issued a warning on global warming, prompting a UN demand for politicians to tackle the global warming crisis. Global average surface temperatures could … Continue reading

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