Scientists deliberate space tech at Indian Science Congress

Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.

India's Mars mission hits a century
India's Mars mission hits a century

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

MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere
MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere

The first results from NASA's MAVEN mission may be able to provide clues regarding how Mars lost its atmosphere to space over time.

ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'
ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday released images of Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, taken by its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) last month.

Clearer pictures from Mars Orbiter soon: Official
Clearer pictures from Mars Orbiter soon: Official

India's Mars Orbiter is expected to send clearer pictures in two months' time, said a senior official of the Indian space agency Friday.

Twitter exchanges between ISRO, NASA on Mars mission

ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion today, even as it launched the MOM's official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.

Mars Orbiter Mission: Greetings pour in hailing 'historic' moment for India

From President Pranab Mukherjee to NASA, all came out with praise for ISRO after it successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft in the Red Planet's orbit on the very first attempt.

Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?
Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?

A day after successfully test-firing its dormant main engine, scientists of the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) are all set to ensure India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission, which has already traversed 662 million km, enters the orbit of the red planet on Wednesday morning as planned.

Mars orbiter has to travel only 88 million km for tryst with red planet

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft has to travel only 88 million km as part of its total journey of 680 million km for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24.

Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Inching closer to the red planet, India`s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the planet scheduled for September 24.

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft completes 75 percent of journey

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft has completed 75 percent of its journey for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24.

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

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.

`ISRO examining business model for industries in satellite, rocket production`

The Indian space agency is working at preparing a business model to partner with industries - public and private - so that they have a higher level of participation in the space sector, said its chief.

Mars Orbiter spacecraft all set for 300-day voyage to the Red Planet

India’s Mars Orbiter spacecraft is set to begin its 300-day voyage to the Red Planet on Sunday.

Narendra Modi pats ISRO on Mars mission

Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated ISRO scientists on the successful launch of `Mangalyaan`.

India to launch Mars mission in Oct-Nov this year

Aspiring to join the select group of countries that have explored Mars, India would launch its space mission to the Red Planet in October-November this year, a top ISRO official said today.

NASA`s Mars orbiter spots lost spacecraft?

NASA`s Mars orbiter may have spotted remains of the pioneering Soviet Mars 3 probe - the Red Planet`s first semi-successful visitor - that landed on the its surface in 1971.

Scientists wowed by Mars orbiter performance

Scientists are impressed with the flood of data beamed back by NASA`s most advanced Mars orbiter.

China`s first Mars orbiter in Russia for launch

China`s first satellite to probe
Mars has been transported to Russia for a launch later this
year, state media reported today.