ISRO sows seeds of future interstellar missions

Remember the 2014 Oscar-winning sci-fi movie “Interstellar”, where a group of volunteers travels across the galaxy in search of a new home for humanity? In real life, however, only five Nasa spacecraft have gone beyond the planets of our solar system. Interstellar missions (travelling between stars or planetary systems) remain only in the realms of…

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission will be launched next year

Students must commit themselves to realising former President and renowned scientist Abdul Kalam’s Vision 2020 and work towards transforming the country into a developed nation, Director of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Satellite Centre Mylswamy Annadurai said on Friday. Addressing students at Mohamed Sathak Engineering College, Kilakarai, near here, on Friday, he said the former…