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Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.

May 09, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
ISRO launches IRNSS-1I: All you need to know about NavIC, the Indian GPS

ISRO launches IRNSS-1I: All you need to know about NavIC, the Indian GPS

Till now, PSLV has successfully launched 52 Indian satellites and 237 customer satellites from abroad.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
ISRO gets ready to launch navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

ISRO gets ready to launch navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

According to ISRO, IRNSS is useful for fishermen to reach potential fishing areas. The fishermen can also get alert messages relating to bad weather, high waves or when they approach international maritime boundary line

Apr 11, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
ISRO to launch navigation satellite on Arpil 12

ISRO to launch navigation satellite on Arpil 12

IRNSS-1I is expected to replace IRNSS-1A, the first of the seven navigation satellites, that was rendered ineffective after its three rubidium atomic clocks failed.

Apr 10, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO, says 100th achievement shows India's bright future in space programme

PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO, says 100th achievement shows India's bright future in space programme

Hailing the ISRO for its successful launch of the 100th satellite, the Prime Minister said it signifies the space agency's achievements and the bright future of the country's space programme.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
ISRO hits a century: Top 10 achievements of India's space agency

ISRO hits a century: Top 10 achievements of India's space agency

Established in 1969, ISRO's success stories far outnumber its failures and the organisation has propelled the country into an elite club of nations with major advancements in space technology.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today, along with 30 others

ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today, along with 30 others

Cartosat will beam high-quality images for cartographic, urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation and utility management like road network monitoring.

Jan 12, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of its 100th satellite

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of its 100th satellite

Tomorrow's launch also marks the first launch for ISRO in 2018 following the unsuccessful mission of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H last year.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Save the date! ISRO to launch 31 satellites on January 12

Save the date! ISRO to launch 31 satellites on January 12

The rocket launch would take place from ISRO's spaceport located at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
ISRO to launch 31 satellites in a single mission onboard PSLV

ISRO to launch 31 satellites in a single mission onboard PSLV

ISRO today announced that it would launch 31 satellites, including India's Cartosat-2 series earth observation space craft, in a single mission onboard its Polar rocket on January 10.

Dec 29, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
ISRO to develop rockets that can be assembled in just three days

ISRO to develop rockets that can be assembled in just three days

The manufacturing cost of a launch vehicle is generally in the range of Rs 150 crore to Rs 500 crore across the world.

Nov 22, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
India's first mission to study the Sun scheduled for 2019: ISRO

India's first mission to study the Sun scheduled for 2019: ISRO

A Satellite placed in the halo orbit around the Lagrangian point 1 (L1) of the Sun-Earth system has the major advantage of continuously viewing the Sun without any occultation/ eclipses.

Nov 22, 2017, 08:48 AM IST
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

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