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Isro's PSLV-C38 successfully places Cartosat-2, 30 other satellites into orbit

Isro's PSLV-C38 successfully places Cartosat-2, 30 other satellites into orbit

While the weight of Cartosat-2 series is 712 kg, 30 co-passenger satellites are together weighing about 243 kg. As the satellites were injected into orbit one by one, the scientists broke into cheers at the Mission Control Centre. The mission assumed significance for Tamil Nadu as it carried a satellite indigenously developed by students of a university in Kanyakumari district.



Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati . Also attending will be Ambassador Joseph Yun, the US special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, the Department of State said .


Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

He said he was frustrated DHS learned of the hack into the DNC late in the game and that the committee refused help because it was using a private cyber security firm. "The FBI and the DNC had been in contact with each other months before about the intrusion, and the DNC did not feel it needed" Homeland Security's assistance at that time .



Xbox One X officially unveiled by Microsoft at E3 2017

Meanwhile, Microsoft's Xbox One S struggles to maintain 1080p and runs more of its titles on 900p. The announcement which was made by Xbox chief Phil Spencer at a press briefing ahead of the E3 Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. And, it's even smaller than the Xbox One S. Microsoft unveiled its Xbox Project Scorpio gaming system, and the device is officially named Xbox One X .


Spectators Gear Up in U.S. for Coast-to-coast Solar Eclipse

Spectators Gear Up in U.S. for Coast-to-coast Solar Eclipse

Officials estimate that 200-million people live within one days' drive of that track. "It's not a time to just show up", cautioned Martin Knopp of the transportation department during a press conference on Wednesday. She says animals react differently during different parts of the day. NASA said it plans to fly high-altitude research balloons and airplanes for solar physics and other experiments.



Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

While there are already more than 1 billion members of groups on Facebook , Zuckerberg says only 100 million of those users are now in what he calls "meaningful groups", which are online communities that play somewhat significant roles in the lives of their members.