Thursday, January 6, 2011

Indian space programmed encompasses a research in areas like astronomy, astrophysics, planetary and earth sciences, atmospheric sciences and theoretical physics.

 Balloons, sounding rockets, space platforms and ground-based facilities support these investigate efforts.
 A series of sounding rockets are offered for atmospheric experiments.

Several scientific instruments have been flown on satellites especially to direct celestial X-ray and gamma-ray bursts.