Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India's first interplanetary mission has completed 90 percent of its journey to the Red planet, according to an ISRO official on Thursday. This means, now it's just 27 days away for the spacecraft to enter into the Mars orbit.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said that “Mangalyaan”, India`s first inter-planetary mission to Mars was on its course and the orbiter would reach the Martian orbit on September 24 as per schedule.
India is considering setting up another satellite launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, which is expected to boost the launching frequency of Indian satellites, it was stated Wednesday in the Lok Sabha.
From the famous catch phrase `Yeh dil maange more` to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech today saluting Indian space scientists.
French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7, which has been successfully launched into orbit today, June 30, by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C23, along with four other co-passenger foreign satellites, can cover an area of 10 times the size of France.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other leaders on Monday congratulated ISRO scientists on the successful launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket carrying five satellites.
President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. The achievement was a "significant milestone" in the progress of India`s space capabilities, he said.
Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Governor K Rosaiah today congratulated scientists of ISRO on the successful launch of PSLV C23 carrying SPOT-7 and four co-passenger space crafts from Canada, Germany and Singapore.
European aerospace major and world`s second largest space company, Airbus Defence and Space, is in the final stages of preparation for the launch of SPOT-7, its new high-resolution earth observation satellite, onboard an Indian rocket (PSLV-C23) June 30.