Multi-object tracking radar ready for trials

The indigenously designed Rs.245 crore multi-object tracking radar (MOTR) is ready to undergo trials, said a senior space scientist here on Saturday.

ISRO set to launch navigation satellite IRNSS-1D today
ISRO set to launch navigation satellite IRNSS-1D today

Zee Media Bureau

Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch India's fourth navigation satellite—the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)-1D on Saturday.

Countdown for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D progressing smoothly
Countdown for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D progressing smoothly

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced the countdown for the launch of India's fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D is progressing smoothly.

Countdown begins for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D
Countdown begins for launch of ISRO's navigation satellite IRNSS-1D

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday announced the countdown for the launch of India's fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D began at 5.49 am.

ISRO to launch navigation satellite on March 28
ISRO to launch navigation satellite on March 28

 India's fourth navigation satellite will be launched on March 28 evening, the Indian space agency said on Monday.

ISRO to build third launch pad at Sriharikota

Indian space agency has proposed to set up its third rocket launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh, parliament was informed on Thursday.

ISRO scientist chosen for Vikram Sarabhai Award
ISRO scientist chosen for Vikram Sarabhai Award

Distinguished scientist M Y S Prasad, who is director of the India space agency's Satish Dhawan Space Centre, has been awarded the Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award for 2014-15, the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) announced Saturday.

India to test-launch its heaviest rocket in December
India to test-launch its heaviest rocket in December

India will test-launch its heaviest and upgraded rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mark III), sometime in the middle of next month, a senior official of the Indian space agency said here Saturday.

India successfully launches IRNSS-1C navigation satellite on board PLSV C-26
India successfully launches IRNSS-1C navigation satellite on board PLSV C-26

Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C26) successfully injected the third navigation satellite (IRNSS-1C) into the intended orbit early Thursday (October 16, 2014).

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.