New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Thursday complimented scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch of the country's heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III from Sriharikota.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) began the test-fly of its heaviest and upgraded rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III) - on Wednesday from Sriharikota space station, near Chennai.
The countdown for the Dec 18 morning test launch of India's heaviest and next generation rocket-Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III) will start Wednesday 9 a.m., a senior official of the Indian space agency said Tuesday.
Ahead of the country's maiden experimental launch of latest generation vehicle GSLV Mk III, which would carry out the 'Crew module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment (CARE)' on a suborbital mission on December 18, ISRO on Monday successfully carried out a rehearsal.
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.
The 67-hour countdown for the Thursday launch of India's third navigation satellite is progressing smoothly though a thunder storm Wednesday delayed some operations, a senior space agency official said.
The 67-hour countdown for the launch of India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C, the third of seven satellites in the series to put in place India's navigation system on par with US' Global Positioning System, on board PSLV C 26 began Monday at the spaceport of Sriharikota.
The countdown for the launch of India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C, the third of seven satellites in the series to put in place India's navigation system on par with US' Global Positioning System, on board PSLV C 26 will commence at the spaceport of Sriharikota tomorrow.
Chennai: After the historic success of Mars Orbiter Mission, ISRO scientists are now working on their next project. PSLV-C26, which would carry IRNSS 1C satellite, the third in the IRNSS series is all set to be launched from Sriharikota on October 9.
Inching closer to the red planet, India`s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the planet scheduled for September 24.
From the famous catch phrase `Yeh dil maange more` to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech today saluting Indian space scientists.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other leaders on Monday congratulated ISRO scientists on the successful launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket carrying five satellites.