Indian Space Research Organisation

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.

May 09, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its first satellite named Aryabhata into space on April 19, 1975. 

Apr 19, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

The IRNSS-1I mission comes two weeks after the space agency launched GSAT-6A on board GSLV Mk-II. Though the rocket placed GSAT-6A in orbit, the ISRO had lost communication with the satellite within two days. 

Apr 12, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

The navigation satellite is scheduled to be launched on Thursday morning at 04:04 am (IST) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12.

Apr 06, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

Indian space scientists and engineers are making all-out efforts to establish a link with the communication satellite GSAT-6A launched on March 29, said an official on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
ISRO loses contact with communication satellite GSAT-6A, efforts on to establish link

ISRO loses contact with communication satellite GSAT-6A, efforts on to establish link

The launch had taken place at 4:56 pm from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Apr 01, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08).

Mar 29, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle- F08 (GSLV-F08) rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-6A will take off at 4:56 pm ISTtoday.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

The countdown for the launch of ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-6A, onboard GSLV-F08 rocket, began at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 1.56 pm on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday, March 29 at 16:56 hrs (IST).

Mar 28, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

The experts had met recently and suggested the tests, following which the mission will now be launched in October, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan said.

Mar 23, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
ISRO gears up for launch of communication satellite GSAT-6A on March 29

ISRO gears up for launch of communication satellite GSAT-6A on March 29

The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques.

Mar 23, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
'Igloos' on the moon: ISRO begins work on future outposts

'Igloos' on the moon: ISRO begins work on future outposts

While there's no mission plan as of now, ISRO wants to have the technology ready for building these structures.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Chandrayaan-II: India's second moon mission cheaper than Hollywood movie 'Interstellar'

Chandrayaan-II: India's second moon mission cheaper than Hollywood movie 'Interstellar'

The cost of Chandrayaan-II is INR 800 crore – much cheaper than the cost of Hollywood's 2014 sci-fi blockbuster 'Interstellar', that cost a whopping INR 1,062 crore ($165 million).

Feb 20, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
Chandrayaan-II set for April launch; rover to aim for moon's south pole: Jitendra Singh

Chandrayaan-II set for April launch; rover to aim for moon's south pole: Jitendra Singh

While this is not India's first mission to the Moon, it is certainly the Indian government’s most ambitious Moon research project till date.

Feb 16, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
ISRO invites applications for scientists/engineers; vacancies 106

ISRO invites applications for scientists/engineers; vacancies 106

ISRO has invited online applications for the post scientists/engineers in various disciplines.

Feb 13, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
Chandrayaan-II landing site identified; rover to spend 14 days on lunar surface: ISRO chief

Chandrayaan-II landing site identified; rover to spend 14 days on lunar surface: ISRO chief

ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan said that they have identified two locations for the landing.

Feb 05, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Nearly a week after its launch, ISRO's Cartosat-II beams back first image – See pic

Nearly a week after its launch, ISRO's Cartosat-II beams back first image – See pic

The image shows a part of Indore with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre and was released on the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency's website.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:31 AM IST