Category Archives: Space

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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An Enviable Feat:India puts record 104 satellites into orbit, in one go Including 103 Nano Satellites-Age of Nano Satellites is Here

In an enviable feet,India has successfully launched record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday, in the latest triumph for its famously economical space agency.The launch was done with the help of indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle … Continue reading

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Another Leap in Space : 8 Satellites in Two Different Orbits

In its longest and most complex mission, India’s space agency ISRO  launched eight satellites from one rocket into two different orbits.The PSLV or 37th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, carrying three satellites from India, three from Algeria, and one each from … Continue reading

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