Agencies take shape for special operations,space,cyber war

India has set up the tri-service divisions.It will consist of special operations,cyber and space.These were set up with an aim to add strategic heft to India’s operational ability in conventional war and anti-terror operations, The proposal for setting up the tri service division was mooted by the Naresh Chandra committee in 2012. The divisions will… Continue reading Agencies take shape for special operations,space,cyber war

New space industry emerges: servicing satellites on orbit

New space industry emerges: servicing satellites on orbit News: A new space infrastructure and civil Space at a company called Space Systems Loral (SSL) is planning to service two to three dozen satellites in a distant geostationary orbit, some 36,000 km from the earth. Important Facts: SSL unmanned spacecraft will be able to latch onto… Continue reading New space industry emerges: servicing satellites on orbit

NASA’s Kepler space telescope to retire

NASA’s Kepler space telescope to retire News: NASA’s Kepler space telescope will be retired after running out of fuel nine years after its initial launch. Important Facts: Currently orbiting the sun 156 million km from the earth, the spacecraft will drift further from the earth once its radio transmitters are turned off. About Kepler space… Continue reading NASA’s Kepler space telescope to retire

7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – February 7, 2018 (A challenging year ahead for Indian Space Research Organisation

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Source : ISRO needs 4 years to catch up with satellite demand: Dr. Sivan Analysis : A challenging year ahead for Indian Space Research Organisation