Chandrayan-2 will be completely indigenous: ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Wednesday said the 'Chandrayan-2', which would be developed in the next two to three years, would be completely indigenous.

M Annadurai takes charge as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre
M Annadurai takes charge as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre

Senior scientist Dr M Annadurai has taken over as the new Director of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Satellite Centre (ISAC) here.

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.

India may launch two more navigation satellites this year
India may launch two more navigation satellites this year

India is expected to launch at least two more navigation satellites this year and one more in 2016 so as to offer satellite navigation services in the middle of next year, said Indian space agency officials.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months
India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months

India's Mars Orbiter Mission's (MOM) life has been extended by another six months, a senior official said on Tuesday.

ISRO plans to establish 3rd launch pad at Sriharikota: Govt
ISRO plans to establish 3rd launch pad at Sriharikota: Govt

 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to establish a third launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday.

ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite by March-end
ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite by March-end

The Indian space agency plans to launch its fourth regional navigation satellite by March-end after replacing a faulty transmitter, a senior official said on Tuesday.

ISRO studying easy path to navigation satellite's problem transmitter
ISRO studying easy path to navigation satellite's problem transmitter

The Indian space agency is deliberating the ways and means of setting right the glitch in its fourth regional navigation satellite with minimum effort so that it could be launched early, said an official.

ISRO espionage case: HC set asides single judge's order

A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday set aside a single bench judgement directing action against former DGP Siby Mathews and other police officials who were part of a Special Investigation Team, that had probed the ISRO espionage, case for their alleged lapses.

MOM views Mars albedo, will help study its surface properties
MOM views Mars albedo, will help study its surface properties

India's Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study it surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said Tuesday.

ISRO to launch Google’s Sky Box Imaging satellite for GPS maps
ISRO to launch Google’s Sky Box Imaging satellite for GPS maps

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is reportedly planning to launch a US satellite for the first time later this year.

Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary
Kiran Kumar takes over as space secretary

Distinguished space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Wednesday took over as secretary of the department of space and chairman of the Space Commission and the state-run ISRO here.

India's Mars Orbiter team wins National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award
India's Mars Orbiter team wins National Space Society's Space Pioneer Award

India's Mars Orbiter programme team has been honoured with the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category by US based National Space Society (NSS).

ISRO technology for fire resistant houses, automobiles

An ISRO-developed low-cost technology which protects PSLV fuel tanks from flames can now be used to safeguard railway coaches, buildings and vehicles from catching fire.

Former ISRO chief VR Gowarikar dies in Pune

Senior scientist Vasant R Gowarikar, who was a former space agency chief and scientific advisor to the the prime minister in 1991-1993, passed away at a hospital here Friday following a brief illness. He was 82.

Lok Sabha compliments ISRO scientists

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.

GSLV Mark-III successfully launched; India closer to manned space mission
GSLV Mark-III successfully launched; India closer to manned space mission

India's heaviest and next generation rocket-Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III) carrying a crew module was blasted of at 9:30 am on Thursday.

ISRO to test-fly GSLV-Mark III, crew module on December 18
ISRO to test-fly GSLV-Mark III, crew module on December 18

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday annonced that it will test-fly its heaviest and upgraded rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III) – on December 18 from Sriharikota space station, near Chennai.

President Pranab Mukherjee hails ISRO on satellite launch

 President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the communication satellite GSAT-16.

Free satellite capacity to AP Govt: CAG raps ISRO, Centre

The CAG has rapped ISRO and the Department of Space for incurring a revenue loss of Rs 19.16 crore by providing free communication satellite capacity to Andhra Pradesh Government in violation of the Centre's decision to charge all such users.