Indonesia to launch satellite from India

Indonesia is set to launch a locally made satellite from India on September 27, a media report said on Thursday.

GSAT-6A's big antenna deployed by ISRO
GSAT-6A's big antenna deployed by ISRO

The Indian space agency on Sunday said it had successfully deployed the large antenna of military communication satellite GSAT-6 and also raised its orbit.

GSAT-6 satellite orbit raised second time
GSAT-6 satellite orbit raised second time

 The Indian space agency on Saturday said it has raised the orbit of its military communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully for a second time.

First orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 completes successfully
First orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 completes successfully

After successful launch of GSAT-6, the country's latest communication satellite into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit, Indian Space Research Organisation Saturday said it has performed the first orbit raising of the satellite.

Harsh Vardhan launches award in honour of physicist M.G.K. Menon

 Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday launched the first lecture award in honour of renowned physicist M.G.K. Menon.

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.

PM Modi hails ISRO on successful launch of GSAT-6
PM Modi hails ISRO on successful launch of GSAT-6

Terming it as as a "phenomenal accomplishment", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Indian scientists for successfully launching the latest communication satellite GSAT-6.

Watch: ISRO’s GSLV-D6 successfully places GSAT-6 in orbit​
Watch: ISRO’s GSLV-D6 successfully places GSAT-6 in orbit​

ISRO's Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6)​ with indigenous cryo engine has successfully placed GSAT-6 in transfer orbit.

 

 

India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater
India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater

The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO) has recently released a stunning image of Taytay Crater on Mars, captured by its Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Mars Orbiter spacecraft.

GSLV rocket may be declared fully operational

The Indian space agency would, in all probability, declare its GSLV rocket variant -the GSLV-Mk II - fully operational if it successfully puts the GSAT-6 communication satellite into orbit, a senior official of Indian space agency said.

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ISRO to launch GSAT-6 communication satellite today
ISRO to launch GSAT-6 communication satellite today

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its advanced communication satellite GSAT-6 from Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh today.

India prepares for launch of communication satellite
India prepares for launch of communication satellite

The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India`s heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D6 (GSLV-D6) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 with strategic use began at 11.52 a.m. on Wednesday at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.

'ISRO flooded with requests to name buildings after Kalam'

 ISRO has been flooded with requests from the public to name important buildings after former president and scientist A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away last month, a senior official of the space agency said here today.

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.

ISRO to launch GSAT-6 communication satellite on August 27

India will launch communication satellite GSat-6 on August 27, the space agency said.

ISRO spy scandal inspires new novel

The infamous ISRO spying case has inspired a new novel by poet-screenwriter C P Surendran which is an incisive critique of the rot at the heart of the society and the corruption that permeates the structures of authority.

Mangalyaan sends home  stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars
Mangalyaan sends home stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars

Mangalyaan, which is India's first interplanetary mission has recently sent home stunning three-dimensional images of the Valles Marineris, a 5,000 kilometers long canyon on the Red Planet.

ISRO teams up with Urban Develop ministry, to map 4,041 towns
ISRO teams up with Urban Develop ministry, to map 4,041 towns

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management.