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Rise in cross-border infiltration gives birth to real-time satellites

Rise in cross-border infiltration gives birth to real-time satellites

The idea behind this is to track the movement of intruders, minimise infiltration attempts, effective communication, and many other things, which will eventually help the Border Security Force (BSF) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to better guard the borders and keep the country safe.

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.  

China set to launch 156 mini-satellites

China set to launch 156 mini-satellites

This is the first low orbiting, networked satellite project, which will orbit 1,000 km above the ground, state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) said.

China to launch 8 more satellites for its navigation network

China to launch 8 more satellites for its navigation network

China is planning to launch more latest satellites into space this year.

ISRO's PSLV launch was not aimed to set any record

ISRO's PSLV launch was not aimed to set any record

Frankly ISRO does not claim it wanted to set any record," K. Sivan, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, which makes the PSLV and all other rockets for ISRO said.

After successful mega-launch, ISRO planning to put SAARC satellite into orbit next month

After successful mega-launch, ISRO planning to put SAARC satellite into orbit next month

If this launch is too planned successfully, it will be ISRO's second big achievement in the year 2017.

Live - In a single mission, ISRO's PSLV successfully puts record 104 satellites into orbit --- As it happened

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s PSLV-C37 carrying the 714-kg Cartosat-2 Series satellite and 103 co-passenger satellites lifted off at 9:28 hours IST from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 

ISRO sets world record by successfully launching 104 satellites in single mission

ISRO sets world record by successfully launching 104 satellites in single mission

Exactly at 9:28 am, ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37 carrying 104 satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. 

In case you missed it - Indian PSLV rocket lifts off with record 104 satellites (Watch it here)

In case you missed it - Indian PSLV rocket lifts off with record 104 satellites (Watch it here)

In case you missed watching the launch of ISRO, you can still witness the historic mission here.

BRICS nations to share data from remote sensing satellites

BRICS nations to share data from remote sensing satellites

Though only four of them -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- have remote-sensing satellites in the sun-synchronous orbit, they will give data to South Africa (SA) as it does not have a satellite of its own.

ISRO to launch record 104 satellites on February 15: Things to know

ISRO to launch record 104 satellites on February 15: Things to know

Earlier, the Indian space agency had planned to launch 83 satellites in the last week of January. But the launch had been postponed to February with the addition of 20 more foreign satellites.

ISRO's February mega launch: All you need to know

ISRO's February mega launch: All you need to know

ISRO’s workhorse PSLV-C37 rocket carrying no less than 103 satellites will be launched in the first week of February. 100 out of the 103 satellites are foreign, while only 3 are Indian.

ISRO defers launch of its heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III to March-April

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has postponed the launch of its heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III due to pending tests.

Bihar to use 3 satellites for 'longest human chain' imagery

Bihar to use 3 satellites for 'longest human chain' imagery

Millions of people will take part in the human chain. "They will hold their hands together for 45 minutes from 12.15 p.m. to 1 p.m.," the official added.

Launch of 103 satellites is to maximise capability, says ISRO

Launch of 103 satellites is to maximise capability, says ISRO

The three Indian satellites are Cartosat-2 series, weighing 730 kg as primary payload, INS-IA and INS-1B, weighing 30 kg.

INSAT-3DR and SCATSAT-1: How ISRO's weather satellites helped 'save lives' during Cyclone Vardah in Tamil Nadu

INSAT-3DR and SCATSAT-1: How ISRO's weather satellites helped 'save lives' during Cyclone Vardah in Tamil Nadu

ISRO's achievemnts not only changed the way the world looks at India, but helped the country tackle various obstacles, including natural calamities and military survellience capabilities.

ISRO to launch 83 satellites in one go in January 2017

ISRO to launch 83 satellites in one go in January 2017

80 satellites weighing 500 kg belonged to five foreign countries -- Israel, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Switzerland and the US.

Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

'Thunderstorms' in the ionosphere are to blame for loss of GPS signals on low-orbiting satellites, says a study that used data from the European Space Agencys Swarm mission.

EU space strategy seeks to break dependence on Russian rockets

With limited options to launch orbiters and Russia controlling a large share of the market, businesses currently wait years for a window to put satellites in space.