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PLSV-C23 launch: From "Yeh dil maange more" to "Gravity", all in Modi`s speech

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:40

From the famous catch phrase `Yeh dil maange more` to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech today saluting Indian space scientists.

PSLV-C23 launch: SPOT-7 can cover areas 10 times the size of France

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:35

French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7, which has been successfully launched into orbit today, June 30, by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C23, along with four other co-passenger foreign satellites, can cover an area of 10 times the size of France.

Prime Minister Modi lands in Chennai en route to Sriharikota

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 17:52

In his first trip to the south after he assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a special aircraft enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO`s PSLV C-23 rocket.

ISRO`s PSLV-C23: PM Narendra Modi to attend launch on Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:36

24-hour countdown for PSLV-C23 Mission has begun at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Sunday. The mission began at 8:52 am yesterday with a delay of 3 minutes from the proposed time due to the high chances of space debris getting in the way of the launch vehicle.

Russia delays landmark rocket launch again: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:54

Russia put off the maiden launch of its first new space rocket design since Soviet times for a second day on Saturday, RIA news agency said, a fresh blow to the country`s once-pioneering industry. 

PM Narendra Modi to witness PSLV-C23 rocket launch on June 30

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:55

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch of PSLV-C23 rocket on June 30, Monday, as it carries five foreign satellites into space.

Work nearly complete at North Korea rocket launch pad

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 23:50

A US research institute says an upgrade of North Korea`s main rocket launch pad could be complete by April meaning it would be ready for new launches.

Second rocket port depends on satellite size, cost-benefit: ISRO

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 18:54

The Indian space agency will decide on the need for a second rocket launch site after doing a detailed study on the cost-benefit and other aspects like the trend in remote sensing satellites, said its chief Monday.

Russia launches Proton-M rocket three months after crash

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:37

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket, marking a return of its most important unmanned space vehicle three months after one exploded on takeoff.

June rocket launch delay not to affect ISRO plans

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 15:30

Even though the June 12 rocket launch has been put off to June-end or the first week of July because of the failure of a component, Indian space agency officials do not expect this setback to impact other rocket launch plans.

Last-minute glitch postpones East Coast rocket test launch

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 09:32

A private US company hired by NASA cancelled its plan to test launch its new Antares rocket intended to be used on supply runs to the International Space Station after a last-minute technical glitch, officials said.

North Korea says ‘nuke test is people’s demand’

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 12:47

North Korea has renewed its threat to carry out a third nuclear test saying it``s the ‘demand of the people.’