Indian industry to make rockets, satellites: ISRO chief

Indian industry comprising public and private sectors will be allowed to make communication satellites and build rockets over the next five years, a top space agency official said Wednesday.

Another Mars Mission by 2020, says ISRO
Another Mars Mission by 2020, says ISRO

After the success of Mars Orbiter Mission, India could be soon gearing up for a similar scientific mission .

ISRO to conduct experimental flight of GSLV Mk III in December
ISRO to conduct experimental flight of GSLV Mk III in December

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said that the experimental test of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III or GSLV Mk III will be carried out in mid-December.

Space debris: ISRO chief raises concern over satellites' safety
Space debris: ISRO chief raises concern over satellites' safety

ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan Tuesday raised concern over the safety of satellites due to space debris and batted for a comprehensive space policy for the country.

GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December
GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December

The experimental mission of India's Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is expected to be launched in the first half of December.

ISRO chief presents Mars' first images to PM Modi
ISRO chief presents Mars' first images to PM Modi

ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan Thursday presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi the first set of images of the Martian surface taken by the Mars Orbiter.

Celebratory mood at command centre after historic Mars feat
Celebratory mood at command centre after historic Mars feat

Nail biting moments gave way to celebratory mood at the command centre of Indian Space Research Organisation here today, as the historic arrival of India's spacecraft in the Martian orbit was announced.

Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?
Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?

A day after successfully test-firing its dormant main engine, scientists of the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) are all set to ensure India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission, which has already traversed 662 million km, enters the orbit of the red planet on Wednesday morning as planned.

India successfully launches second navigation satellite IRNSS 1B

It`s another achievement for India. India has successfully launched its second navigational satellite IRNSS 1B on board PSLV-C24.

India`s own satellite navigation system by 2014 end: ISRO chief

India is expected to have its own satellite navigation system with the launch of three more satellites before the end of this year, said the Indian space agency`s chief Monday.

Mars mission will mark beginning of glorious chapter: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday wished success to the forthcoming Mars Orbiter programme, saying the mission will mark the beginning of a new glorious chapter for India in space explorations.

President Pranab Mukherjee praises ISRO for successful GSLV-D5 launch

President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of GSLV-D5 and injecting of GSAT-14 communication satellite into the intended orbit.

ISRO plans more GSLVs and experimental Mark III launches

Enthused over its successful launch of GSLV D5 with GSAT-14 communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here today, ISRO is planning a series of GSLV launches and an experimental launch of the advanced version GSLV Mark III soon from the spaceport.

We feel we have paid off all our debt to the country: ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5) with indigenous cryogenic engine has successfully placed GSAT-14 communication satellite on orbit.

Second rocket port depends on satellite size, cost-benefit: ISRO

The Indian space agency will decide on the need for a second rocket launch site after doing a detailed study on the cost-benefit and other aspects like the trend in remote sensing satellites, said its chief Monday.

ISRO to launch German, French, British, Canadian satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), that got global recognition for its successful launch of a mission to Mars, will now launch German, French, British and Canadaian satellites, a top official said.

ISRO to put Mars Mission spacecraft into Martian orbit on Dec 1

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), chief Dr. K. Radhakrishnan on Tuesday said the Indian Mars mission spacecraft will be moved from the earth- centric orbit towards the sun-centric orbit on December 1.

Mars Orbiter: 4th orbit raising manoeuvre falls short of target

India`s Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) seemed to have suffered a hiccup Monday morning when its orbit was being raised for the fourth time.

Indian Mars mission leader criticised over temple visit

The head of India`s space agency, basking in plaudits after the launch of the country`s first voyage to Mars, was brought down to earth Thursday by criticism of his decision to seek divine blessing for the mission.

ISRO justifies Rs 450 crore Mars mission

Asserting that its Rs 450- crore mission to Mars was not a wrong priority, Indian Space Research Organisation Tuesday said all the country`s space programmes are "people-centric" and every rupee has been accounted for.