Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy - Solar - Nuclear
..
. 24/7 Space News .




STELLAR CHEMISTRY
India developing satellites to study stars
by Staff Writers
New Delhi (XNA) Apr 07, 2014


File image.

India is developing satellites to study stars, including the Sun, a top space official has said.

"The satellite, Astrosat, which will study stars, will be unique in three aspects -- UV rays, visible and X-rays. Even Hubble (Space Telescope) does not have this aspect. Though Hubble is big, Astrosat will be a small one," the director of Space Applications Center at the state-owned Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, told the media late Friday evening.

Astrosat, whose diameter would be 300 mm as against Hubble's 2. 4 meter, is likely to be launched next year, he said.

Kumar said that work was in progress to develop another satellite, Aditya, to study the Sun. "Its launch may take three to four years," he added.

India has so far successfully launched over 100 satellites into space since 1975.

Source: Xinhua News Agency

.


Related Links
ISRO
Stellar Chemistry, The Universe And All Within It






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News





STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Galactic serial killer
Munich, Germany (SPX) Apr 04, 2014
Several clues in the structure of NGC 1316 reveal that its past was turbulent. For instance, it has some unusual dust lanes embedded within a much larger envelope of stars, and a population of unusually small globular star clusters. These suggest that it may have already swallowed a dust-rich spiral galaxy about three billion years ago. Also seen around the galaxy are very faint tidal tail ... read more


STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Misleading mineral may have resulted in overestimate of water in moon

Take the Plunge: LADEE Impact Challenge

Land a Lunar Laser Reflector Now!

Scientists date Moon at 4.470 billion years

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Health risks of Mars mission would exceed NASA limits

Curiosity Scoping Out Next Study Area

Mars and Earth move closer together this month

The Opposition of Mars

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Using ethic frameworks for decisions about health standards on long duration spaceflights

NASA suspends Russia ties, except on space station

China, Asia-Pacific, will power world tourism: survey

NASA Marks Major Milestone for Spaceport of the Future

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
China launches experimental satellite

Tiangong's New Mission

"Space Odyssey": China's aspiration in future space exploration

China to launch first "space shuttle bus" this year

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Russia regrets NASA halting cooperation, warns of impact on ISS

NASA to hurt itself by cutting ties with Russia

Soyuz Docking Delayed Till Thursday as Station Crew Adjusts Schedule

US, Russian astronauts take new trajectory to dock the ISS

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
EUTELSAT 3B Mission Status Update

Soyuz ready for Sentinel-1A satellite launch

Boeing wins contract to design DARPA Airborne Satellite Launch

Arianespace's seventh Soyuz mission from French Guiana is readied for liftoff next week

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Lick's Automated Planet Finder: First robotic telescope for planet hunters

Space Sunflower May Help Snap Pictures of Planets

NRL Researchers Detect Water Around a Hot Jupiter

UK joins the planet hunt with Europe's PLATO mission

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
World's most powerful VHF radar to be overhauled in Russia

Overcoming structural uncertainty in computer models

The Space Debris Radar Developed By Indra Passes ESA Tests

NASA Awards Digital Processor Assembly Contract for LCRD Flight Payload




The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement All images and articles appearing on Space Media Network have been edited or digitally altered in some way. Any requests to remove copyright material will be acted upon in a timely and appropriate manner. Any attempt to extort money from Space Media Network will be ignored and reported to Australian Law Enforcement Agencies as a potential case of financial fraud involving the use of a telephonic carriage device or postal service.