Scientists say 50 years of human space exploration has led to the creation of junk around Earth's orbit, posing serious traffic risks to man-made satellites.
One of the youngsters travelling to India said he is aware of India's success story in the field of space research, expressed hope that he and his friends get a tour of ISRO's Sriharikota facility.
It is prepping itself and is already in talks with the ISRO to seek help in detection of fires.
The 'Real-time Train Information System' has been installed on 172 locomotives of mail and express trains including the Rajdhani and other premier trains.
TMC MP Saugata Roy objected to the decision of the government to provide additional funds to the Department of Space over the alleged 'failure' of Chandrayaan-2 mission.
K Sivan informed that ISRO is scheduled to complete 13 space missions by March 2020.
It had gone incommunicado minutes before attempting a soft-landing on the moon on September 7.
It was identified as a motor of PSLV -C47 rocket launcher, manufactured on March 22, from the markings on the tank.
According to the official, another radar imaging satellite 2BR2 with synthetic aperture radar will soon follow after December 11 mission.
The information is relayed in respective regional languages for easy understanding of the information for the locals.
The 13 commercial nano-satellites from the USA were launched under an agreement with the New Space India Ltd under the aegis of Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of the ISRO.
The Indian space agency will soon be launching radar imaging satellites RISAT-2BR1, RISAT-2BR2.
The Cartosat-3’s high-resolution camera is expected to help conduct earth imaging with the highest resolution so far among any earth observing satellite in the world.
Sivan on Tuesday offered prayers at Tirumala and later spoke to media. He said PSLV C-47 will launch the satellite along with 13 other customer satellites into the orbit at 9.28 am on Wednesday.
At about 9.28 a.m. the 44.4 metres tall, weighing 320-ton rocket blasted off from the second launch pad at the country's rocket port from Sriharikota.