India's space agency successfully launched a new Earth-observation satellite today (May 21), boosting the nation's space-based surveillance capabilities.... SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
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NASA finds tropical cyclone Vayu off India's Gujarat coast  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
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India plans 'very small' space station after 2022  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
India plans to establish its own "very small" space station in the next decade as the country gears up for a first manned mission beyond earth. more
Camera captures innovative drag sail deployment in space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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