Antenna ready for India`s Mars Orbit Insertion: ISRO

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission`s antenna is ready for the Mars Orbit Insertion with only 14 per cent of its journey to the red planet left to be covered.

India identifying site for third satellite launch pad

India is considering setting up another satellite launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, which is expected to boost the launching frequency of Indian satellites, it was stated Wednesday in the Lok Sabha.

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.

Prime Minister Modi lands in Chennai en route to Sriharikota

In his first trip to the south after he assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a special aircraft enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO`s PSLV C-23 rocket.

ISRO`s PSLV-C23: PM Narendra Modi to attend launch on Monday

24-hour countdown for PSLV-C23 Mission has begun at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Sunday. The mission began at 8:52 am yesterday with a delay of 3 minutes from the proposed time due to the high chances of space debris getting in the way of the launch vehicle.

India to launch five foreign satellites on June 30

The Indian space agency on Friday announced that it will launch five foreign satellites June 30 using its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket under commercial deals.

Two more satellite launches this year: ISRO chief

Two more navigational satellites will be launched this year, said ISRO chairman K.Radhakrishnan Friday after an Indian rocket successfully placed in orbit the country`s second navigation satellite.

`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.

Singapore, ISRO to launch TeLEOS-1 satellite in 2015

Singapore`s first commercial satellite TeLEOS-1 will be launched into orbit on an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) next year.

India to launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15

Strengthening its advancement towards space research, India is all set to launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15 in the Earth`s lower orbit, using its workhorse polar rocket, according to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sources.

Journalists create flutter at ISRO chief`s press meet

A section of journalists on Tuesday created a flutter here when they shouted slogans and displayed placards against creation of Telangana, at the press conference of ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan.

ISRO to assemble another engine for aborted GSLV

The GSLV is a three-stage launch vehicle with four strap-on motors hugging the first stage.

ISRO may use standby engine to launch GSLV

ISRO had called off the launch of its GSLV rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-14 after the liquid fuel started leaking like a tap from the rocket`s second stage.

ISRO gears up for ambitious Mars mission

The satellite, which would be launched on board Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-XL), will carry compact science experiments, totalling a mass of 15 kg, according to ISRO officials.

ISRO looking for more participation of pvt players in JVs

With its workhorse PSLV creating a niche for itself in the space industry across the globe, ISRO is looking for the more participation of private players in joint ventures, a top official said today.

India`s first midnight satellite launch set for Monday

The countdown for the Monday midnight launch of an Indian navigation satellite is progressing smoothly with the liquid fuel filling for the fourth stage engine getting completed, an official said Sunday.

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.

ISRO planning first privately built PSLV launch

ISRO is looking towards the launch of the first privately built rocket in the next five years.

ISRO spy case an attempt to destroy the organisation: Nair

Former ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair Monday alleged that the ISRO spy case in 1994 was an attempt to destroy the organisation and scientist Nambi Narayanan was the scapegoat in the episode.

Count down for 100th Indian rocket launch begins Friday morning

Carrying French and Japanese satellites, an Indian rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) - will blast off at 9.51 a.m. Sunday.