India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater
India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater

The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO) has recently released a stunning image of Taytay Crater on Mars, captured by its Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Mars Orbiter spacecraft.

Mangalyaan sends home  stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars
Mangalyaan sends home stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars

Mangalyaan, which is India's first interplanetary mission has recently sent home stunning three-dimensional images of the Valles Marineris, a 5,000 kilometers long canyon on the Red Planet.

After Mars, ISRO plans possible mission to Venus
After Mars, ISRO plans possible mission to Venus

Following the success of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) and the recent launch of five British satellites, India is planning possible 'deep space exploration' missions on Venus, Mars and even an asteroid.

DNA: SC orders CBI probe into Vyapam scam

The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation into the criminal cases related to the Vyapam scam and more than 40 deaths linked to it.

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief
India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

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.

ISRO to launch three satellites for UK firm next month
ISRO to launch three satellites for UK firm next month

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch three Disaster Monitoring Constellation satellites for a United Kingdom firm next month.

India to test reusable launch vehicle next month: ISRO
India to test reusable launch vehicle next month: ISRO

India will test a reusable launch vehicle next month, a technology that will bring down costs of launching satellites significantly, government Monday said.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase
India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase

Starting today, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with Mars for an extended period has entered the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.

ISRO plans to probe asteroids with DAWN-like spacecraft
ISRO plans to probe asteroids with DAWN-like spacecraft

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is now planning to do research on asteroids, a mission similar to NASA's DAWN spacecraft, according to ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar.

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.

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.

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.

MOM views Mars albedo, will help study its surface properties
MOM views Mars albedo, will help study its surface properties

India's Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study it surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said Tuesday.

Space scientists feel honoured on getting Padma Shri

India's two space scientists who played an important role in the country's two inter-planetary missions Sunday said they felt deeply honoured and happy on being conferred with the Padma Shri.

India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh
India already a world leader in space: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that India is making rapid strides towards becoming a world power and has attained the position of a world leader in Space technology due to its recent achievements.

Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary
Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary

Distinguished space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Wednesday took over as secretary of the department of space and chairman of the Space Commission and the state-run ISRO here.

India's Mars Orbiter team wins National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award
India's Mars Orbiter team wins National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award

India's Mars Orbiter programme team has been honoured with the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category by US based National Space Society (NSS).

India's Mars Orbiter mission completes 100 days in Martian orbit

India's Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said.

ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission tweets farewell message on K Radhakrishnan's retirement
ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission tweets farewell message on K Radhakrishnan's retirement

Bidding farewell to ISRO chairperson K Radhakrishnan who retired on Wednesday, India's Mars Orbiter tweeted its farewell message on micro-blogging site Twitter.