Mars mission will mark beginning of glorious chapter: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday wished success to the forthcoming Mars Orbiter programme, saying the mission will mark the beginning of a new glorious chapter for India in space explorations.

GSLV rocket`s success will mean immense savings: ISRO chief

The successful launch of India`s heavier rocket - the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D5 (GSLV-D5) - Sunday not only means the indigenous cryogenic engine is performing well but also would pave way for sizeable savings, the space agency`s chief said Saturday.

ISRO to decide Dec 27 on GSAT-14 launch date

The Indian space agency Dec 27 would decide the date for the launch of communication satellite GSAT-14 using its heavier rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), said a senior official.

GSLV-D5 flight only in December: ISRO

The flight-test of GSLV with indigenous cryogenic engine, called off ten days ago following a leak in the second stage of the rocket, is now expected to take place only in December, Indian Space Research Organisation said.

ISRO may use standby engine to launch GSLV

ISRO had called off the launch of its GSLV rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-14 after the liquid fuel started leaking like a tap from the rocket`s second stage.

ISRO rocket launch Monday with indigenous cryogenic engine

In a month marked by key advances in indigenously-developed technology, India`s space agency will also test its mettle with a crucial rocket, powered by a cryogenic engine built in the country, slated to blast off Monday.

`India not to undertake human space flight before 2017`

India will not undertake a human space flight before the year 2017 and is likely to use a next-generation rocket for the ambitious mission.

GSLV failure: ISRO blames German tech

Ten German-made connectors snapped prematurely destroying GSLV on December 25.

ISRO teams analysing data to pinpoint GSLV failure

India`s top space scientists are
analysing data to find out what caused the failure of GSLV mission.

GSLV failure a `major` setback, say scientists

Describing the failure of the
GSAT-5P communication satellite launch this evening as "very tragic", India`s top space scientists said the launch vehicle going up in flames soon after
the lift off was "a major setback" for ISRO.


The failure of today`s GSLV-F06
carrying GSAT-5P is the third unsuccessful mission of India`s
Geo-Stationary Launch Vehicle in its seven flights.

ISRO may take a call on GSLV mission Tuesday

ISRO is expected to take a decision on the fresh date for launch of GSAT-5P satellite on Tuesday.

Lack of fuel supply led to GSLV-D3 failure: ISRO

Non-availability of liquid hydrogen
supply to the main engine could have resulted in failure of GSLV.

GSLV relaunch with indigenous cryogenic engine in one yr: ISRO

The Indian Space Research
Organisation (ISRO) is planning to relaunch the Geosynchronous
Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) with a home-grown cryogenic
engine in a year`s time after the failure in April this year.

ISRO to re-launch GSLV in one year

ISRO is planning to relaunch GSLV with a home-grown cryogenic engine in a year`s time.

Home-made Cryogenic engine to power GSLV

ISRO is preparing to launch a GSLV, powered for the first time by a home-made cryogenic engine.

GSLV launch on April 15, PSLV on May 5

India`s GSLV rocket, powered
by home-made cryogenic engine for the first time, would be
launched on April 15 from Sriharikota to place into orbit
GSAT-4 experimental satellite.