Indian Space Research Organisation

India will fly its first small rocket next year: ISRO Chairman

India will fly its first small rocket next year: ISRO Chairman

K. Sivan said that a small rocket will be launched from the existing rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 15, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
No plans of sending animals to space before planned manned mission: ISRO

No plans of sending animals to space before planned manned mission: ISRO

Space agencies would normally fly an animal first in an unmanned space mission to test the life support systems before putting a man inside a rocket to fly it.

Sep 14, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
Yet to see judgement, says Nambi Narayanan after SC verdict on 1994 espionage case

Yet to see judgement, says Nambi Narayanan after SC verdict on 1994 espionage case

In a statement to news agency ANI, Narayanan said, "I am yet to see the judgement. All I know is that Rs 50 lakh will be given as compensation and a judicial inquiry will be conducted."

Sep 14, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
ISRO keen to outsource PSLV, small satellite launch vehicle

ISRO keen to outsource PSLV, small satellite launch vehicle

ISRO and its commercial wing Antrix today said they are willing to outsource manufacturing of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) so that the space agency could focus on the proposed human space programme.

Aug 30, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
Chandrayaan-1 mission data helps confirm presence of ice on Moon: NASA

Chandrayaan-1 mission data helps confirm presence of ice on Moon: NASA

The data was collected by NASA's Moon Minerology Mapper which was part of Chandrayaan-1's payload.

Aug 21, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
India, South Africa sign 3 MoUs, including one for cooperation in space

India, South Africa sign 3 MoUs, including one for cooperation in space

The MoUs were signed on the sidelines of the 10th annual BRICS Summit in Johannesburg.

Jul 27, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
ISRO to deploy rover on lunar surface through Chandrayaan-2

ISRO to deploy rover on lunar surface through Chandrayaan-2

According to ISRO, Chandrayaan 2 is a completely indigenous mission which would comprise of an Orbiter, Lander and Rover. 

Jul 18, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
ISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

ISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

The Indian Space Research Organisation today successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System, meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency.

Jul 05, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.

May 09, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

Aryabhata: All you need to know about India's first satellite launched by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its first satellite named Aryabhata into space on April 19, 1975. 

Apr 19, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

The IRNSS-1I mission comes two weeks after the space agency launched GSAT-6A on board GSLV Mk-II. Though the rocket placed GSAT-6A in orbit, the ISRO had lost communication with the satellite within two days. 

Apr 12, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

The navigation satellite is scheduled to be launched on Thursday morning at 04:04 am (IST) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Apr 11, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12.

Apr 06, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

India trying to revive link with GSAT-6A

Indian space scientists and engineers are making all-out efforts to establish a link with the communication satellite GSAT-6A launched on March 29, said an official on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
ISRO loses contact with communication satellite GSAT-6A, efforts on to establish link

ISRO loses contact with communication satellite GSAT-6A, efforts on to establish link

The launch had taken place at 4:56 pm from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

Apr 01, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

ISRO's GSLV puts GSAT-6A comms sat in precise orbit; boost to military and Chandrayaan-2 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08).

Mar 29, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-F08 rocket today

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle- F08 (GSLV-F08) rocket carrying the communication satellite GSAT-6A will take off at 4:56 pm ISTtoday.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

GSAT-6A: All you need to know about ISRO's communication satellite

The countdown for the launch of ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-6A, onboard GSLV-F08 rocket, began at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 1.56 pm on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

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