Category Archives: Space

With Century of Satellite launches, India’s ISRO and ISRO’s India are in New Orbit

India began 2018 scoring a perfect century of satellites launched into space. The PSLV C40 successfully placed the 100th satellite, Cartosat-2 series, a weather monitoring one into orbit in a smooth launch from the Sriharikota space port this morning. It … Continue reading

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Our Solar System

Our solar system is made up of the sun and everything that orbits around it, including planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids. It extends from the sun, called Sol by the ancient Romans, and goes past the four inner planets, … Continue reading

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History of Astronomy: An Overview

There is little recorded information on early man’s impression of the heavens, some drawings of eclipses, comets, supernovae such as the Pueblo Petrograph. Early man was frightened/overwhelmed by the sky. The earliest recorded astronomical observation is the Nebra sky disk … Continue reading

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ISRO to Launch India’s Eye In The Sky, Cartosat 2, With 31 Satellites

It will orbit the earth from 500 km above, and will be capable of counting the number of army tanks parked in hostile territories, scientists say. read here

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