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After last PSLV failure, ISRO increases 'robustness' of next rocket

After last PSLV failure, ISRO increases 'robustness' of next rocket

The move by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) comes after the non-separation of the heat shield of the PSLV-XL rocket that was launched on Aug 31, 2017, resulting in failure of the mission.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Will resume launches by November or December, says ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar

Will resume launches by November or December, says ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar

The state-run space agency will schedule its next launch mission after a committee studying the cause of the failure submits its report soon.

Sep 16, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
ISRO rocket's heat shield separation failed by malfunctioning pyro elements on August 31? - Read

ISRO rocket's heat shield separation failed by malfunctioning pyro elements on August 31? - Read

ISRO officials say they strongly suspect the failure of pyro elements for the non-separation of the heat shield of its rocket PSLV's XL variant on August 31.

Sep 06, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
What was the reason behind ISRO's August 31 launch failure? Officials study PSLV's flight data

What was the reason behind ISRO's August 31 launch failure? Officials study PSLV's flight data

The exact cause of the mission's failure can only be determined once the officials conclude their study.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
Things to know about ISRO's workhorse PSLV

Things to know about ISRO's workhorse PSLV

The PSLV is an expendable launch system developed and operated by the ISRO.

Aug 31, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
India's most reliable rocket PSLV turns into 'golden goose' for ISRO

India's most reliable rocket PSLV turns into 'golden goose' for ISRO

Apart from the credit of exemplary launches of satellites that it carries on its 'rock solid' shoulders, which has managed to create a niche for ISRO in the space world, it has made space agency richer.

Aug 31, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
ISRO's IRNSS-1H set for launch – A glimpse through pics

ISRO's IRNSS-1H set for launch – A glimpse through pics

The IRNSS-1H was built by a consortium led by Bengaluru-based Alpha Design Technologies under the supervision of a team consisting of 70 scientists from ISRO.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Will private sector role boost India's quest for space exploration?

Will private sector role boost India's quest for space exploration?

The 1,425-kg satellite is all set to start its journey from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, riding space organization's trusted launch vehicle PSLV-XL

Aug 31, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
ISRO's first private sector-built navigation satellite launch today: Key features

ISRO's first private sector-built navigation satellite launch today: Key features

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its first private sector-built navigation satellite IRNSS-1H from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Thursday at 7 PM. 

Aug 31, 2017, 08:13 AM IST
ISRO looking for association to enhance PSLV capacity, says ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar

ISRO looking for association to enhance PSLV capacity, says ISRO chief AS Kiran Kumar

With the consortium, ISRO plans to increase the number of PSLVs so that the frequency of launches can match the number of launch vehicles, ISRO chief said.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
ISRO prepares for spare navigation satellite launch by August-end

ISRO prepares for spare navigation satellite launch by August-end

The 1.4-tonne satellite will be launched from the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) spaceport at Sriharikota off the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh, about 80 km northeast of Chennai.

Aug 11, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
ISRO's PSLV is much more than a satellite vehicle – It's a 'money-making machine'

ISRO's PSLV is much more than a satellite vehicle – It's a 'money-making machine'

Apart from the credit of exemplary launches of satellites that it carries on its 'rock solid' shoulders, which has managed to create a niche for ISRO in the space world, it has made space agency richer.

Jul 21, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Keeping an eye on enemies - 13 satellites being used for military purpose

Keeping an eye on enemies - 13 satellites being used for military purpose

The PSLV-C38 carrying 31 satellites lifted off at 9:29 am IST, as planned, from Sriharikota on June 23, 2017, with the 712 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite as the main payload.  

Jun 26, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

ISRO's PSLV-C38 places Cartosat-2 along with 30 nano satellites in orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) which is carrying 31 satellites including Cartosat-2 series from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
ISRO successfully plants Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites in orbit - This is what PM Modi has to say!

ISRO successfully plants Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites in orbit - This is what PM Modi has to say!

The co-passenger satellites comprise 29 nano satellites from 14 countries - Austria, Belgium, Britain, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and the US as well as one Indian nano satellite.

Jun 23, 2017, 08:28 AM IST
Countdown begins as ISRO set to launch Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites Friday

Countdown begins as ISRO set to launch Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites Friday

According to ISRO, the PSLV rocket's XL variant carrying the 712 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 243 kg is expected to lift off on Friday morning at 9.29 a.m. from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

Jun 22, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Post new feat, ISRO gearing up for launch of its nextGen rocket 'GSLV MkIII'

Post new feat, ISRO gearing up for launch of its nextGen rocket 'GSLV MkIII'

As per reports, the Indian space agency is preparing for two launches in the next two months from Sriharikota. 

Mar 24, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Record-breaking ISRO feat has some hidden dangers, says  Ex-ISRO chief

Record-breaking ISRO feat has some hidden dangers, says Ex-ISRO chief

On February 15, a PSLV released a flock of over 100 nano- and micro-satellites of overseas customers for a fee.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: India needs more scientists to harness technology, says PM Narendra Modi

Mann Ki Baat: India needs more scientists to harness technology, says PM Narendra Modi

India needs more scientists to harness technology for the benefit of the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while hailing the scientific community for the record launch of 104 satellites and the successful test-firing of a new missile.

Feb 26, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
ISRO's February mega take-off: This is how the launch took place!

ISRO's February mega take-off: This is how the launch took place!

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket blasted off from Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh at sharp 9.28 am today.

Feb 15, 2017, 11:41 AM IST