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ISRO spy case: Former scientist K Chandrasekhar dies before SC verdict he wanted

ISRO spy case: Former scientist K Chandrasekhar dies before SC verdict he wanted

It was a verdict he had been longing for with anguish after nearly two and half decades of wait in the ISRO espionage case. But it was not to be.

Sep 19, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
PM Modi congratulates space scientists on PSLV-C42 launch

PM Modi congratulates space scientists on PSLV-C42 launch

The ISRO PSLV-C42, carrying two foreign earth satellites, took off Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh at 10.08 pm on Sunday.

Sep 17, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
ISRO to launch three more satellites for high-speed bandwidth connectivity in rural areas

ISRO to launch three more satellites for high-speed bandwidth connectivity in rural areas

The satellites are AGSAT 20 (to be launched next year), GSAT 11, and GSAT 29.

Sep 17, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
ISRO places 2 foreign earth observation satellites in orbit

ISRO places 2 foreign earth observation satellites in orbit

Two satellites aboard the PSLV belong to Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd (SSTL), UK, and is carried under a commercial arrangement with Antrix Corp Ltd - the commercial arm of ISRO.

Sep 16, 2018, 22:33 PM IST
ISRO all set for PSLV-C42 launch from Sriharikota on Sunday, countdown begins

ISRO all set for PSLV-C42 launch from Sriharikota on Sunday, countdown begins

The ISRO's trusted workhorse PSLV-C42 would be carrying two satellites - NovaSAR and S1-4 - weighing over 800 kilograms.

Sep 15, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
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
1994 spy case: SC says arrest of former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan 'unnecessary'; orders Rs 50 lakh compensation, probe

1994 spy case: SC says arrest of former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan 'unnecessary'; orders Rs 50 lakh compensation, probe

 A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra awarded a compensation of Rs 50 lakh to the 76-year-old Narayanan for being subjected to mental cruelty in the case.

Sep 14, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
India, France to collaborate on human space mission

India, France to collaborate on human space mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation's mission is significant as it would make India one of the four countries in the world after Russia, US and China to launch a manned space flight.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:23 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
ISRO to complete first manned mission by 2022 using Gaganyaan

ISRO to complete first manned mission by 2022 using Gaganyaan

The mission will aim to send a three-person crew to space for a period of seven days where they will do microgravity experiments.

Aug 28, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
ISRO's technology to soon help in providing medical aid to Siachen heroes

ISRO's technology to soon help in providing medical aid to Siachen heroes

Satellite-enabled telemedicine nodes would improve communication lines with forces deployed in remote and isolated parts of the country.

Aug 25, 2018, 07:13 AM 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
Aditya-L1: All about Indian Space Research Organisation's first mission to study the Sun

Aditya-L1: All about Indian Space Research Organisation's first mission to study the Sun

Aditya-L1 with additional experiments can now provide observations of Sun's Photosphere (soft and hard X-ray), Chromosphere (UV) and corona (Visible and NIR). 

Aug 17, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
Project underway, need to prioritise and achieve target: ISRO chairman on 'Gaganyaan' 2022 space mission

Project underway, need to prioritise and achieve target: ISRO chairman on 'Gaganyaan' 2022 space mission

ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Wednesday said that the project is underway and as PM Modi has given the target it is "our duty to meet it".

Aug 15, 2018, 13:27 PM IST
India to send manned space mission by 2022: PM Narendra Modi

India to send manned space mission by 2022: PM Narendra Modi

India's ISRO will launch a manned space mission by 2022, the PM announced in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort.

Aug 15, 2018, 08:49 AM IST
India ready to launch two space missions every month, says ISRO official

India ready to launch two space missions every month, says ISRO official

In all, ISRO is looking at 31 space missions in a span of 16 months starting September 2018 to December next year.

Aug 12, 2018, 21:52 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

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