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Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk
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Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk

While trying debris removal technologies, it is also imperative that authorities work out the best ways to regulate space activity.

ISRO, NASA join hands for NISAR satellite to track disasters, impact of climate change
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ISRO, NASA join hands for NISAR satellite to track disasters, impact of climate change

It is being assembled in a NASA clean room, after which it will be sent to India to prep it for launch at UR Rao Space Centre.

Thirty years of satellite images shows us how climate change is threating mangroves
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Thirty years of satellite images shows us how climate change is threating mangroves

But satellite monitoring is not enough on its own and cannot capture the detail you can get on the ground.

NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector
India

NSIL inks four new launch contracts, plans on moving into satellite building sector

NSIL is in the process of identifying an Indian industry partner to undertake end-to-end production of the PSLV.

India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao
India

India's satellite man: Everything you need to know about Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Rao was instrumental in the development of the ASLV, the PSLV, GSLV rocket and encouraged work to begin on cryogenic technology.

ISRO completes the development of radar for its joint Earth observation satellite with NASA
India

ISRO completes the development of radar for its joint Earth observation satellite with NASA

The mission is targeted to launch in early 2022 from ISRO's Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March
India

ISRO to launch its earth observation GISAT-1 satellite on 28 March

GISAT-1 launch will be followed by the maiden flight of Small Satellite Launch Vehicle, ISRO’s compact launcher, likely in April.

Soyuz rocket launches first Russian satellite for monitoring Arctic climate
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Soyuz rocket launches first Russian satellite for monitoring Arctic climate

Economic exploitation of the Arctic is one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's key goals as the Arctic holds huge oil and gas reserves.

SriShaktiSat: SIET students design, develop satellite for ISRO for RS 2.5 crores
India

SriShaktiSat: SIET students design, develop satellite for ISRO for RS 2.5 crores

The satellite was created by 12 students from the institute who collaborated with ISRO and developed the 'SriShaktiSat'.

Canon unveils interactive site that allows users to take images from satellite
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Canon unveils interactive site that allows users to take images from satellite

The satellite orbits at 600 km and provides about 36-inch ground resolution within a 3x2 mile frame.

Astrosat satellite spots 'dinosaurs of the universe' globular star cluster: Dept of Sci-tech
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Astrosat satellite spots 'dinosaurs of the universe' globular star cluster: Dept of Sci-tech

The team of scientists found about 34 UV-bright stars were found to be members of the globular cluster.

Satellite images to assist in elephant conservation efforts in Africa
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Satellite images to assist in elephant conservation efforts in Africa

The scientists first developed the techniques at South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park.

From Bahamas, Brazil to America, Australia: NASA's 10 most captivating satellite images from 2020
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From Bahamas, Brazil to America, Australia: NASA's 10 most captivating satellite images from 2020

NASA's mix of Earth-observing satellites and instruments on the ISS have captured some views of the Earth during the year 2020.

Japan plans to create wooden satellites which they hope will cut down on space junk
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Japan plans to create wooden satellites which they hope will cut down on space junk

Takao Doi said all satellites that re-enter Earth’s atmosphere “burn and create tiny alumina particles which will float in the upper atmosphere for many years”.

ISRO to launch PSLV-C50 today at 3.41 pm IST, carrying communications satellite CMS-01 to orbit
India

ISRO to launch PSLV-C50 today at 3.41 pm IST, carrying communications satellite CMS-01 to orbit

The PSLV is 44-metre-high and has four stages with six strap-on booster motors on to the first stage that gives its a higher thrust during the initial flight moments.

NASA-ESA Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite sends back first sea level measurements
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NASA-ESA Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite sends back first sea level measurements

Sometime this month, Sentinel-6 will be moved higher from an initial orbit to its operational orbit, where it will trail Jason-3 by 30 seconds so scientists can cross-check the data to ensure continuity.

Roscosmos claims an ISRO satellite made dangerous pass of a Russian satellite
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Roscosmos claims an ISRO satellite made dangerous pass of a Russian satellite

The incident has drawn focus to the increasing traffic in outer space, particularly in low-Earth orbit.

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster, Starman make their first close approach of Mars
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Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster, Starman make their first close approach of Mars

An astronomer went on to give a detailed explanation of the close approach on social media.

Space debris detected in broad daylight for the first time using a powerful laser instrument
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Space debris detected in broad daylight for the first time using a powerful laser instrument

The distance to the object was also determined by scientists using a special, powerful 'geodetic' laser.

Earth's magnetic field anomaly over the Atlantic has split in two, now expanding westward: NASA
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Earth's magnetic field anomaly over the Atlantic has split in two, now expanding westward: NASA

The anomaly’s 'valley' – the area that had the weakest magnetic field strength – has split into two lobes, the agency has said.