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ISRO preps for maiden launch of heaviest rocket that could take Indians into space 'if all goes well'

ISRO preps for maiden launch of heaviest rocket that could take Indians into space 'if all goes well'

This heavy lift rocket is capable of placing up to 8 tons in a low Earth orbit, enough to carry India's crew module.

India's GSLV that US once sanctioned to put NASA-ISRO satellite in orbit – What you need to know

India's GSLV that US once sanctioned to put NASA-ISRO satellite in orbit – What you need to know

Interestingly, NISAR, scheduled to launch in 2021 from India, will be placed into the orbit using ISRO's Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) - the same rocket for whose cryogenic engine technology the US put sanctions on India.

2025 to be a period of forest downfall? ISRO scientists predict India's green cover loss!

2025 to be a period of forest downfall? ISRO scientists predict India's green cover loss!

Published in the Journal of Earth System Science in February, the study investigated the distribution of forest cover in India by reconstructing the previous forest cover and predicted the ever-continuing deforestation in selected parts of India with high deforestation rates.

NASA, ISRO join hands to build Earth-imaging satellite, NISAR

NASA, ISRO join hands to build Earth-imaging satellite, NISAR

Undoubtedly, Indian and American scientists are working round the clock to make the satellite a reality.

ISRO conferred 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for historic Mars mission

ISRO conferred 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for historic Mars mission

The Prize was presented by former Prime Minister and IGMT trustee, Dr Manmohan Singh, in the presence of Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust (IGMT), and was received by Shri AS Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO on behalf of ISRO.

ISRO to launch 3 satellites in 18 months for high-speed internet: GSAT-19 launch in June

ISRO to launch 3 satellites in 18 months for high-speed internet: GSAT-19 launch in June

The GSAT-19 satellite is scheduled to take off in early June onboard GSLV-Mk III, ISRO's heaviest rocket, from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. 

NASA, ISRO to team up for inspection of 'oldest civilisation' site in Haryana

NASA, ISRO to team up for inspection of 'oldest civilisation' site in Haryana

The artefacts recovered included ornaments and pots, apart from spherical structures.

India's heaviest rocket to be launched in June, ISRO gears up for maiden launch

India's heaviest rocket to be launched in June, ISRO gears up for maiden launch

The notable aspect of this rocket is that the main and bigger cryogenic engine has been developed by space scientists here and will be powering the rocket for the first time.

GSLV Mark-III to be launched in first week of June; We are getting ready, says ISRO Chairman

GSLV Mark-III to be launched in first week of June; We are getting ready, says ISRO Chairman

GSLV Mark-III would be a powerful launch vehicle built to lift heavy communications satellites to space.

India preparing law on Antarctica, poised to expand research activities in coldest continent

India preparing law on Antarctica, poised to expand research activities in coldest continent

India is also preparing a law for safeguarding its interest in Antarctica, an official of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) said on Tuesday.

Sonia Gandhi felicitates ISRO for historic South Asia Satellite launch

Sonia Gandhi felicitates ISRO for historic South Asia Satellite launch

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday felicitated the engineers and scientists of ISRO on the successful launch of the South Asia Satellite and said it will open up new avenues of cooperation.

All onboard except Pakistan – South Asia Satellite truly a remarkable achievement

All onboard except Pakistan – South Asia Satellite truly a remarkable achievement

After the launch, all the South Asian leaders went ahead and congratulated India and PM Narendra Modi for the historic launch.

Today is a historic day for South Asia: PM Narendra Modi on GSAT launch

Today is a historic day for South Asia: PM Narendra Modi on GSAT launch

Addressing the Media after the successful launch of South Asia Satellite, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India has fulfilled its promises.

South Asia Satellite launch: Key things you need to know!

South Asia Satellite launch: Key things you need to know!

The South Asia Satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Modi, has been successfully launched into orbit on May 5, 2017, on board the Indian Space Research Organisation's rocket GSLV-09 from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota.

ISRO launches South Asia Satellite with a bang, PM Narendra Modi terms day as 'historic'

ISRO launches South Asia Satellite with a bang, PM Narendra Modi terms day as 'historic'

The project that aims to benefit all the countries from the region, features seven out of eight SAARC nations.

ISRO all set to launch India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite

ISRO begins countdown for launch of South Asia satellite. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates!

Set your timers! ISRO to launch India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite today

Set your timers! ISRO to launch India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite today

On Thursday, ISRO began the 28-hour countdown for the launch of the satellite into orbit.

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite

The GSLV-F09 carrying GSAT-9 will blast off from the second launch pad at the the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Friday.

India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite to take off tomorrow, ISRO chief says we are all set

India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite to take off tomorrow, ISRO chief says we are all set

The Geostationary Communication Satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will blast off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, about 100 kms from here.

Unveiled - ISRO's solar hybrid electric car

Unveiled - ISRO's solar hybrid electric car

The Solar Hybrid Electric Car, designed and developed using in-house expertise, was successfully demonstrated recently in a test drive at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.