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ISRO to hit 100 foreign satellite launch figure soon

ISRO to hit 100 foreign satellite launch figure soon

According to Antrix Corporation - the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India till date has launched 74 satellites from 20 countries.

ISRO to launch four key satellites in next three months; also reveals plans for 2020 mission to sun!

ISRO to launch four key satellites in next three months; also reveals plans for 2020 mission to sun!

The mission objective of Chandrayan-II is to soft-land at a suitable site on moon’s surface and carry out chemical analysis. 

'Micius' shoots skyward making China's launch of world's first quantum communication satellite a success!

'Micius' shoots skyward making China's launch of world's first quantum communication satellite a success!

Nicknamed 'Micius', the satellite will circle the Earth once every 90 minutes after it enters a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 500 km.

Eight interesting facts about ISRO's workhorse PSLV!

Eight interesting facts about ISRO's workhorse PSLV!

Here are some interesting facts about ISRO's workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, commonly known by its abbreviation PSLV.

IRNSS-1G launch: PM Modi lauds ISRO, says it's a great gift to people of India from scientists

IRNSS-1G launch: PM Modi lauds ISRO, says it's a great gift to people of India from scientists

 Congratulating the scientists at ISRO, Modi wrote on the micro-blogging site Twitter.

Watch: New retrievable satellite SJ-10 successfully launched by China!

Watch: New retrievable satellite SJ-10 successfully launched by China!

The experiments investigate how radiation affects genetics and are being conducted to try and make space travel safer in the future.

ISRO launches India's sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F

ISRO launches India's sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F

The launch took place at 4:00 pm, exactly at the scheduled time, with the separation taking place at 4:06 pm. The satellite took off at a speed of 309 km/sec and comprises of seven satellites.

ISRO getting ready to launch India's sixth navigation satellite

ISRO getting ready to launch India's sixth navigation satellite

The satellite with a design life span of 12 years has two payloads for navigation and ranging.

North Korea satellite in stable orbit but not seen transmitting: US sources

North Korea satellite in stable orbit but not seen transmitting: US sources

North Korea`s recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but is not believed to have transmitted data back to Earth, US sources said of a launch that has so far failed to convince experts that Pyongyang has significantly advanced its rocket technology.

North Korea notifies UN agency of planned satellite launch

North Korea notifies UN agency of planned satellite launch

North Korea had been believed to be making preparations for a test launch of a long-range rocket, US officials have said.

North Korea issues shipping warning for satellite launch: IMO

North Korea on Tuesday issued a shipping warning for a satellite launch, confirming speculation that it is preparing a long-range rocket launch in violation of UN resolutions.

India's fifth navigation satellite successfully placed in orbit

India's fifth navigation satellite successfully placed in orbit

India on Wednesday launched its fifth navigation satellite onboard PSLV-C31 rocket from Sriharikota.

Stage set for launch of IRNSS-1E satellite on January 20

Stage set for launch of IRNSS-1E satellite on January 20

It is configuration is similar to that of its predecessors IRNSS-1A, 1B, 1C and 1D.

Glitch puts off launch of fourth Indian navigation satellite

A telemetry glitch has forced the Indian space agency to defer the launch of the fourth regional navigation satellite scheduled for March 9 onboard a lower-orbital rocket from its spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.

India to launch fourth navigation satellite on March 9

India to launch fourth navigation satellite on March 9

India will move closer to its own satellite navigation system with the launch of its fourth satellite tentatively slated for March 9, a senior official of the Indian space agency said on Monday.

NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture

NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture

NASA Saturday launched a new Earth-observing satellite that aims to give scientists high- resolution maps showing how much moisture lies in soil in order to improve climate forecasts.

Japan to launch new spy satellite

Japan's government said it will launch a back-up spy satellite on Sunday, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.

China launches new remote sensing satellite

China launches new remote sensing satellite

China today launched a new remote sensing satellite into scheduled orbit from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre.

Indian navigational satellite's launch postponed

The launch of India's third navigational satellite IRNSS-1C has been postponed by a week, the Indian space agency said Monday.

China launches advanced HD Earth observation satellite

China on Tuesday successfully launched the most advanced high-definition Earth observation satellite, which could clearly show small objects with clarity in colour.