India's dedicated astronomy satellite ASTROSAT fully assembled
India's dedicated astronomy satellite ASTROSAT fully assembled

Scheduled to be launched later this year, ASTROSAT, the first dedicated Indian astronomy mission aimed at studying distant celestial objects is now fully assembled, ISRO said Tuesday.

Short astronomy course at Birla Institute

For those seeking a more in-depth examination of space topics, M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research is conducting a course in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.

Indian astronomy satellite to study universe at multi-wavelengths

Astrosat, the $50 million astronomy satellite India will put in polar circular orbit in 2013, will study the universe at multi-wavelengths for the first time, a senior space agency official said.

ISRO to launch first science satellite next yr

India`s first science satellite ASTROSAT is all set to be launched next year, former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Dr Madhavan Nair said here on Saturday.