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Private Indian Spacecraft to host 3 Indian Teams in Moon Mission

In a first of its kind, Bengaluru based space technology start-up TeamIndus is all garnered for its first private moon mission, scheduled in December.

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The five basics of GIS Components

As an Earth -Scientist, basic components of Geographical Information System (GIS) you must know. Components - Hardware, Software, Data, Methods and People.

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NASA Finds India’s First Lunar Probe Chandrayaan-1

NASA's new technology has helped find India's long-lost lunar probe, Chandrayaan-1. The probe was found orbiting above the Moon surface at height of 200 km

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The 17 Indian Earth Observation Satellites

With advancements in satellite technology, India has one of the largest constellations of Earth Observation Satellites and expanding Earth/Space resources

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Ten Best Open Source GIS Software

GIS software are not only for academicians, researchers and scientists. Explore GIS yourself. There are various open source GIS software available for you.

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Breaking Records – The ISRO Way

With the successful launch of 104 satellites from a single rocket on February 15, 2017 at  9:28 AM IST, ISRO has managed to once again prove to the world that no matter what goals are set for it, ISRO manages to blow them all to smithereens. By effectively managing the launch of 104 satellites in one go, and by one rocket, ISRO has beaten every other space agencies record by a large margin. For comparison, now the second place for most satellites in one go goes to the Russian Space Agency. The Russian...


Landscape Profiles Made Easy

You have spent your summer holidays in this beautiful island with green-forested hills and babbling brooks. Photographs that you have taken are unable to capture the enchanting panoramic view of the island. You want to recreate the landscape and impress your friends. Well, here is a hands-on solution. The things you need, A ruler A pair of setsquares A pencil A few sheets of paper Run safety checks before you begin. One, that you have all the benchmarks of the area, Two, that all the lines...

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Pratham – India’s First Satellite Built By IIT Students

On September 26, 2016, satellite Pratham built by the students of IIT Bombay and PISAT from PES University, Bengaluru along with co-passenger satellites - ALSAT-1B, ALSAT-2B, ALSAT-1N from Algeria, NLS-19 from Canada and Pathfinder-1 from USA were launched by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-seventh flight (PSLV-C35). PSLV-C35 was launched from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The 371 kg SCATSAT-1 was launched for weather...


Amrit, Department of Science and Technology’s arsenic free solution

Department of Science and Technology (DST) appreciates Geography and You's effort to showcase scientific research through its social media platform. The short film on 'Amrit' was created by the G'nY team to provide succinct information to the masses. DST has tweeted on their handle this evening. To view the tweet : To view it on DST website, click here


India to Track Space Junk of Satellites

A team comprising of members from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) are working on setting up an observatory to track space junk or space debris caused by satellites. The observatory will give ISRO the capability to better handle future space missions that involve re-entry of modules back into the earth’s atmosphere, and to track space debris. The facility will be named Guru Shikhar Observatory and be built in Mount Abu, Rajasthan. The facility...