Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Take a look at some of the major Indian space missions this year.

Astrosat delivers first Astronomer's telegram to ISRO

Astrosat delivers first Astronomer's telegram to ISRO

The SSM was pointed to GRS 1915+105, an X-ray binary star system which features a regular star and a black hole, and caught it exhibiting the ‘beta’ class of variability on 14 October 2015.

Picture: A first look at Crab Nebula captured by India's Astrosat

Picture: A first look at Crab Nebula captured by India's Astrosat

ISRO tweeted the enthralling blue picture of the Nebula on its official Twitter page.

Astrosat launch: India joins elite club with first space observatory

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched its first space observatory 'Astrosat' into the orbit.

Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO on space observatory launch

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of ASTROSAT, India's dedicated space observatory.

PM, CM praise ISRO for successful launch of ASTROSAT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led a host of chief ministers from across the nation in praising ISRO for its successful launch of ASTROSAT.

ISRO looking at industry-build launch vehicles in 3-4 years

ISRO looking at industry-build launch vehicles in 3-4 years

Envisaging a more active participation from domestic industry in India's space programme, ISRO Monday said it looked forward to industry built and assembled launch vehicles in three to four years.

India to launch 23 foreign satellites

India to launch 23 foreign satellites

 India has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon, an official of Antrix Corporation said here on Monday.

Astrosat: Five key points you need to know about the mission

Astrosat: Five key points you need to know about the mission

Taking another step forward in the country's rapidly growing space programme, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched its Astrosat, India's first space observatory into the orbit.

India successfully launches its first space observatory Astrosat into orbit

India successfully launches its first space observatory Astrosat into orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched its first space observatory 'Astrosat' into the orbit.

Smooth countdown for India joining space observatory owner club

Smooth countdown for India joining space observatory owner club

 The countdown for the launch of Indian rocket carrying ASTROSAT, India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory that will help in understanding the universe, and six other foreign satellites was progressing smoothly on Sunday, a senior official of the Indian space agency ISRO said.

Countdown begins for Astrostat, India's first satellite for astronomical study

Countdown begins for Astrostat, India's first satellite for astronomical study

The Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to launch the Indian rocket carrying seven satellites including India's ASTROSAT on 28 September, 2015.

Countdown for ISRO rocket launch to begin today

Countdown for ISRO rocket launch to begin today

The 50-hour countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket carrying seven satellites including India's ASTROSAT on Sep 28 would start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, said a senior space agency official.

ISRO to release Mars Orbiter atlas on Mangalyaan's first anniversary

ISRO to release Mars Orbiter atlas on Mangalyaan's first anniversary

India's momentous Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), which is set to mark its first anniversary in the Martian orbit on Thursday, September 24, will last for many years, according to ISRO.

Mars mission will last for many years, says ISRO

Mars mission will last for many years, says ISRO

As it prepares to celebrate the first anniversary of its spacecraft's tryst with Mars, ISRO today said the mission to the Red Planet will last for "many years" as there is not much of a "problem" and they have not had any failures so far.

India to launch first space observatory Astrosat on September 28

India to launch first space observatory Astrosat on September 28

Indian space agency ISRO is all set to launch its first space observatory 'Astrosat' aimed at studying celestial bodies on board a PSLV rocket on September 28.

ISRO working with NASA to make maiden launch in 2021

The Indian space agency has already lined for putting US NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellite into orbit using its GSLV-Mk II rocket, its chief said on Thursday.

India's first astronomical satellite ASTROSAT transported to Sriharikota

India's first astronomical satellite ASTROSAT transported to Sriharikota

ASTROSAT, India's first astronomical satellite aimed at studying distant celestial objects, has been transported to the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh for expected launch in September.