Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief Kiran Kumar on Tuesday expressed condolence over the sudden demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he will be remembered as a person of spiritual values with a scientific approach towards life.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Kiran Kumar has said that the launch of the PSLV-XL (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant), with five British satellites on board, is the heaviest commercial payload undertaken by the organisation, adding that various nations are coming to them because their launches are commercially viable.
The country's low-cost Mars mission spacecraft that is in a rendezvous with the Red planet for an extended period has enough fuel for it to last "many years", Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Kiran Kumar said today.
After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.
Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who has been critical of the Congress and Centre`s move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, on Monday said he would continue to make efforts to keep the state united.
Amid protests in Semmandhra against the UPA decision to create separate Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy held discussions with Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at the Congress president`s residence here.