ISRO plans to establish 3rd launch pad at Sriharikota: Govt
ISRO plans to establish 3rd launch pad at Sriharikota: Govt

 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to establish a third launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday.

ISRO to study data in crew module's `black box'
ISRO to study data in crew module's `black box'

ISRO scientists will study the data recorded by around 200 sensors in the dummy crew module that reached the Kamarajar Port near here Sunday, said a senior official of the space agency.

Science community happy over successful launch of GSLV Mark-III

Senior scientist and SPACE India director C B Devgun on Thursday expressed happiness over the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III, adding that this was the first test done without the cryogenic engine and that the new module CREW that has been crafted to ensure the safe arrival of astronauts back to earth, had been tested successfully.

India to test-launch its heaviest rocket in December
India to test-launch its heaviest rocket in December

India will test-launch its heaviest and upgraded rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mark III), sometime in the middle of next month, a senior official of the Indian space agency said here Saturday.

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-16 on December 5
ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-16 on December 5

India is set to launch its latest communication satellite GSAT-16 onboard Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana next month.

GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist

India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan today said.

ISRO to review readiness for launch of navigation satellite IRNSS 1-B tomorrow

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to hold a meeting tomorrow to review readiness for the launch of navigation satellite IRNSS 1-B onboard PSLV C24 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, some 100 km from here.

ISRO plans more GSLVs and experimental Mark III launches

Enthused over its successful launch of GSLV D5 with GSAT-14 communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here today, ISRO is planning a series of GSLV launches and an experimental launch of the advanced version GSLV Mark III soon from the spaceport.