LAM engine fired to raise orbit of GSAT-16

A day after the successful launch of GSAT-16, the Liquid Apogee Motor of the communication satellite was fired Monday, in the first orbit raising manoeuvre.

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.

Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22
Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a test fire of liquid apogee motor (LAM) inside Mangalyaan, also known as Mars Orbiter Mission, on September 22, about 48 hours ahead of spacecraft's insertion into Mars orbit.

GSAT-10 Orbit raised further

ISRO today carried out the second and penultimate orbit raising exercise as part of the measures to place India`s latest communication satellite GSAT-10 in its final geostationary orbit.