Chandrayan-2 will be completely indigenous: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Wednesday said the 'Chandrayan-2', which would be developed in the next two to three years, would be completely indigenous.

IRNSS-1D's health normal: ISRO

India's fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D has been positioned at its assigned orbit and is in "normal" health, Indian Space Research Organisation said Saturday.

M Annadurai takes charge as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre
M Annadurai takes charge as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre

Senior scientist Dr M Annadurai has taken over as the new Director of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Satellite Centre (ISAC) here.

ISRO working on ion propulsion system for satellites
ISRO working on ion propulsion system for satellites

The Indian space agency is looking at the possibility of having ion propulsion system to power its future satellites, said a senior space scientist on Saturday.

Multi-object tracking radar ready for trials

The indigenously designed Rs.245 crore multi-object tracking radar (MOTR) is ready to undergo trials, said a senior space scientist here on Saturday.

SAARC satellite's configuration to be finalised soon: ISRO

The configuration of SAARC satellite will be finalised soon and it launched within 18 month, said the Indian space agency chief on Saturday.

India close to have its own satellite navigation system

India successfully put its fourth navigation satellite into orbit in copy book style on Saturday, bringing the country a step closer to having its own satellite navigation system.

President, PM congratulate ISRO for successful satellite launch

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Indian scientists on the successful launch of the country's fourth navigation satellite.

ISRO gets Gandhi Peace Prize 2014
ISRO gets Gandhi Peace Prize 2014

The Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014 has been awarded to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it was announced on Friday.

Countdown for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D progressing smoothly
Countdown for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D progressing smoothly

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced the countdown for the launch of India's fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D is progressing smoothly.

India may launch two more navigation satellites this year
India may launch two more navigation satellites this year

India is expected to launch at least two more navigation satellites this year and one more in 2016 so as to offer satellite navigation services in the middle of next year, said Indian space agency officials.

Countdown begins for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D
Countdown begins for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday announced the countdown for the launch of India's fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D began at 5.49 am.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months
India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months

India's Mars Orbiter Mission's (MOM) life has been extended by another six months, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today
Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today

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New Delhi: India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), lovingly called Mangalyaan on Tuesday completed six months in the red planet's orbit.

ISRO to launch navigation satellite on March 28
ISRO to launch navigation satellite on March 28

 India's fourth navigation satellite will be launched on March 28 evening, the Indian space agency said on Monday.

ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite on March 28
ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite on March 28

India is likely to put into orbit its fourth regional navigation satellite on March 28, with the country's space agency now in the process of loading the rocket with the satellite, an official said on Thursday.

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.

CBI registers case in connection with Devas-Antrix deal, conducts raids
CBI registers case in connection with Devas-Antrix deal, conducts raids

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches after registering a case to probe an alleged Rs 578-crore "wrongful" gain to a private multi-media company Devas by Antrix, the commercial arm of ISRO.

India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24
India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the country's first inter-planetary expedition, may remain operational even after March 24, 2015.

Indian navigation satellite to be mated with rocket this week

 The Indian space agency is hoping to mate the country's fourth regional navigation satellite around March 19, after replacing a faulty transmitter on Monday, said a senior official.