Mars Orbiter spacecraft completes 90 percent of its journey to Red Planet
Mars Orbiter spacecraft completes 90 percent of its journey to Red Planet

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.

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Mangalyaan on course, to reach Mars orbit on September 24: ISRO

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 identifying site for third satellite launch pad

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.

Antrix has earned Rs 4,408 crore since 1992: Govt

Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has generated Rs 4,408 crore since 1992 by rendering different services, government told the Rajya Sabha today.

ISRO to launch two satellites in current financial year

Indian space agency, ISRO, will launch GSAT-15 satellite in the current financial year and GSAT-16 by mid-2015, the government said on Wednesday.

India earned 40 million euro for launching 15 foreign satellites

India`s Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said that the country has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date.

Lok Sabha hails launch of polar satellite PSLV-C23

Lok Sabha today hailed successful launch of PSLV-C23 with five satellites saying it has yet again exhibited India`s prowess in space technology.

PLSV-C23 launch: From "Yeh dil maange more" to "Gravity", all in Modi`s speech

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.

PSLV-C23 launch: SPOT-7 can cover areas 10 times the size of France

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 CM, YSRC president hail PSLV C-23 rocket launch

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.

PSLV-C23 launch: Kerala Assembly congratulates ISRO scientists

Kerala Assembly on Monday congratulated ISRO scientists for the successful launch of PSLV C23 carrying five satellites from Sriharikota.

President Pranab congratulates ISRO on successful rocket launch

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.

Indian rocket costs less than movie `Gravity`: PM Modi

The cost of sending an Indian rocket to space is less than the money invested to make the Hollywood film "Gravity", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Monday.

Rosaiah congratulates scientist of ISRO

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.

PSLV-C23 successfully launched; PM Narendra Modi calls for developing a SAARC satellite

India`s national space agency ISRO on Monday launched five satellites from four countries from the spaceport of Sriharikota in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM Narendra Modi to witness PSLV-C23 rocket launch on June 30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch of PSLV-C23 rocket on June 30, Monday, as it carries five foreign satellites into space.

SPOT-7 to be launched June 30 onboard PSLV-C23

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.

India to launch five foreign satellites on June 30

The Indian space agency on Friday announced that it will launch five foreign satellites June 30 using its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket under commercial deals.

India`s Mars mission: Mangalyaan crosses half-way mark

India`s Mars Orbitter Mission, (MOM) has crossed half the total distance of its voyage to the Red Planet since it left Earth December 1, last year.