Former ISRO Chairman U R Rao passes away at age 85

Early this morning, former Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Professor Udupi Ramachandra Rao, passed away at his home in Bengaluru, Bangalore, at age 85.. He helmed ISRO from 1984...

The Australian space industry and why it needs a space agency

Last week, the Australian government issued a statement saying it has set up an Expert Review Group to study how Australia’s space capabilities can help the nation participate in the global...

5 pieces of space junk that landed in Indonesia

The information in this article was originally published at Kumparan, in Bahasa Indonesia. A fascinating feature article by Indonesian crowdsourced news platform Kumparan was published today, detailing five significant pieces of space...

Book review of ISRO: A Personal History by R. Aravamudan

ISRO: A Personal History is a book released in March 2017, written by Ramabhadran Aravamudan, a pioneering scientist of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and his wife Gita Aravamudan, an...

Modi, Netanyahu sign space cooperation agreements between ISRO and ISA

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have signed seven agreements, four of which are space-related, during an historic meeting at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. Marking...

ISRO Chairman inaugurates a new outreach facility at the National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad

On 26 June 2017, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), A. S. Kiran Kumar, inaugurated a new outreach facility at the National Remote Sensing Centre’s (NRSC) Jeedimetla campus...

What’s happening on Asteroid Day 2017

30 June is Asteroid Day, which seeks to raise awareness "of the Earth’s vulnerability and the realization that asteroids hit Earth all the time", and is held each year on the...

Indonesia’s space policy as outlined in the National Space Law of 2013

For a fledgling space programme such as Indonesia’s, which has not progressed beyond developing experimental rockets, the nation seems to have taken a great interest in space law and policy. Led...

Indonesia reiterates its position on the fair use of geostationary orbits at the UN...

The 60th Session of the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS) took place from 7-16 June 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The Republic of Indonesia delegation consisting of...

Kazakhstan & India establish Joint Working Group to cooperate on space systems

Kazinform International News Agency reports that after a meeting held in the Bengaluru office of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Kazakhstan and India have decided to start a joint working...

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