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.

PM Narendra Modi to witness PSLV-C23 rocket launch on June 30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch of PSLV-C23 rocket on June 30, Monday, as it carries five foreign satellites into space.

ISRO to review readiness for launch of navigation satellite IRNSS 1-B tomorrow

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to hold a meeting tomorrow to review readiness for the launch of navigation satellite IRNSS 1-B onboard PSLV C24 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, some 100 km from here.

ISRO to decide Dec 27 on GSAT-14 launch date

The Indian space agency Dec 27 would decide the date for the launch of communication satellite GSAT-14 using its heavier rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), said a senior official.

ISRO`s GSLV D5 launch likely early next month

ISRO today announced that the launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV D5, which was called off at the 11th hour on August 19 due to a fuel leak in its second stage, is likely in the first week of January next year.

ISRO`s Mars Orbiter tracking delayed for 5 min due to S Africa thunderstorm

Two days after successfully injecting its Mars Orbiter into trans-Mars trajectory, ISRO revealed that a thunderstorm in South Africa, which struck above a ground station identified to track the "crucial moment" had resulted in a five minute delay in following the Indian mission.

ISRO to put Mars Mission spacecraft into Martian orbit on Dec 1

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), chief Dr. K. Radhakrishnan on Tuesday said the Indian Mars mission spacecraft will be moved from the earth- centric orbit towards the sun-centric orbit on December 1.

ISRO performs last orbit raising manoeuvre on its Mars mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours, raising the apogee (farthest point from Earth) of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh km.

Minor fire in store room of Sriharikota space centre

A minor fire, which broke out in the store room at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, some 100 km from here, has been doused off, sources said today.

Minor fire in store room of Satish Dhawan Space Centre

A minor fire, which broke out in the store room at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, some 100 km from here, has been doused off, sources said on Friday.

Fire at Sriharikota Space Centre’s godown

Fire broke out at godown of private agency at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, destroying spare parts and machinery components inside, police said.

Sonia lauds scientists for Mars mission launch

Congress President Sonia Gandhi today lauded scientists for the successful launch of Mars Orbiter Mission, saying every Indian is proud of this "outstanding scientific feat".

Preparatory work in full swing for Mars Orbiter Mission

India is inching towards a milestone in space technology with preparatory work in full swing at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota to launch the country`s first inter-planetary satellite to Mars tomorrow.

Not engaged in space race with China: ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Radhakrishnan does not believe the November 5 `desi` Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will fuel a space race with China which has not yet attempted such a venture to the red planet.

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission to be launched on November 5

India`s ambitious space mission to explore planet Mars would be launched on November 5 from the spaceport of Sriharikota, ISRO announced Tuesday.

Mars spacecraft shipped out of Bangalore for Oct 28 mission

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft was shipped out of Bangalore today for the October 28 launch from the Sriharikota spaceport.

India`s first dedicated navigational satellite launch on July 1

India`s first dedicated navigational satellite IRNSS-1A with a 10 year mission life will be launched on July 1 by ISRO on board PSLV-C22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at nearby Sriharikota.

No security threat to Sriharikota Space Centre

There has been no specific threat to the Sriharikota Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh but security of India`s satellite launch centre was constantly being reviewed, parliament was told Thursday.

AP CM hails successful launch of PSLV-C20 from Sriharikota

Andhra Pradesh CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Leader of Opposition of AP assembly N Chandrababu Naidu hailed successful launch of PSLV-C20 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) at Sriharikota.

Indian space agency scores a perfect 100!

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history with the successful launch of its 100th indigenous mission on Sunday.