ISRO to undertake biggest commercial launch on July 10
ISRO to undertake biggest commercial launch on July 10

In the heaviest ever commercial mission undertaken by ISRO and its commercial arm Antrix, the country's workhorse the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will put in orbit five foreign satellites from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on July 10.

India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016
India to launch SAARC satellite by December 2016

India will launch the SAARC satellite, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by December 2016, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kiran Kumar said on Friday.

Best Bakery case witness puts ex-DGP Sreekumar in dock

A key witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case--Yasmin Sheikh--has sought investigation against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, alleging that he gave misleading information for personal gains to the Nanavati Commission, which was probing post-Godhra violence.

India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief
India's Mars mission may last "many years," says ISRO chief

The country's low-cost Mars mission spacecraft that is in a rendezvous with the Red planet for an extended period has enough fuel for it to last "many years", Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Kiran Kumar said today.

Mobile app to aid Clean Ganga Mission

The Centre Tuesday launched a mobile application, where the public can upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga river for further action by the authorities concerned.

HAL makes spacecraft module for second moon mission
HAL makes spacecraft module for second moon mission

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) on Monday delivered a spacecraft module with an orbiter and a lander to the Indian space agency for its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 slated for the near future.

HAL delivers Orbiter Craft Module Structure of Chandrayaan-2 to ISRO

Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has delivered 'Orbiter Craft Module Structure' of Chandrayaan-2, India's second lunar exploration mission, to ISRO Satellite Centre here.

ISRO's GAGAN to provide navigational support to Railways

 ISRO has said it will provide navigational support to the country's Railways through 'GAGAN' (GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation) system.

ISRO to launch three satellites for UK firm next month
ISRO to launch three satellites for UK firm next month

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch three Disaster Monitoring Constellation satellites for a United Kingdom firm next month.

ISRO working to have critical tech for human space mission
ISRO working to have critical tech for human space mission

ISRO today said that it is working to achieve critical technologies for human space mission.

Pak to participate in SAARC satellite project meeting: ISRO

The SAARC countries, including Pakistan, will participate in the ambitious SAARC satellite project conceived by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top official said today.

India to test reusable launch vehicle next month: ISRO
India to test reusable launch vehicle next month: ISRO

India will test a reusable launch vehicle next month, a technology that will bring down costs of launching satellites significantly, government Monday said.

ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission
ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission

The country's low-cost Mars mission which is in rendezvous with the red Planet for an extended period has been presented with the Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 by the US' National Space Society.

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India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase
India's Mars Orbiter Mission enters 15-day 'blackout' phase

Starting today, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with Mars for an extended period has entered the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.

New directors for ISRO's three major centres
New directors for ISRO's three major centres

Three major centres of Indian Space Research Organisation, including Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, will have new Directors from tomorrow.

Over 1,600 space applications revolutionised life: ISRO chief

More than 1,600 technologies, including the mega-pixel cameras and MRI machines, which were developed for space application, has revolutionised lives of common man, ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said Saturday.

RLVTD of ISRO to be held in July-August
RLVTD of ISRO to be held in July-August

Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLVTD), one of ISRO's prestigious space programmes, is tentatively scheduled to be held between July and August this year, a top official Friday said.

India to soon have its own space shuttle!
India to soon have its own space shuttle!

The Indian Space Research Organisation is developing its maiden reusable space shuttle which will be test-launched towards the second half of July.

Modern techniques required to detect faults: ISRO

Modern techniques are required to detect faults before a system failure happens, a top Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official said here on Friday.