First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars

NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli celebrates during astronaut graduation at Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas, on January 10, 2020. The 13 astronauts, 11 from NASA and 2 from CSA, are the first candidates to graduate under the Artemis program and will become eligible for spaceflight, including assignments to the International Space Station, Artemis missions to…

PM opens TV channels’ broadcast using Bangabandhu-1 satellite

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the commercial transmission of all local private television channels using the feed of country’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I (BS-I) as she addressed a function on the occasion at a city hotel. With its inauguration, the country’s broadcast industry is going to enter a new era as the BS-I will…

Now Bangladeshi student wins bronze in int’l robotics challenge

A Bangladeshi student won a bronze medal today on the last day of International Robot D Challenge in South Korea. Quazi Mostahid Labib, a student of Chittagong Grammar School (Dhaka branch), won the bronze medal in ‘Robot in movie’ category of the competition. READ MORE: Bangladeshi student wins gold in int’l robotics competition His achievement came…

AI innovation to get big boost with pilot zones

China plans to build around 20 pilot zones for artificial intelligence innovation by 2023, in an effort to deeply integrate AI technology with economic and social development according to a guideline published by the Ministry of Science and Technology on Thursday. The pilot zones will play a leading role in facilitating AI application, optimizing policy…

India's second mission to moon rescheduled to July 22

India’s second unmanned mission to the moon, which was halted from launch three days ago due to a technical snag, will now take off on July 22, the Indian Space Research Organization said today. “Chandrayan 2, which was called off due to a technical snag on July 15, 2019, is now rescheduled at 2:43 pm…