Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 12:02
Two days after successfully injecting its Mars Orbiter into trans-Mars trajectory, ISRO revealed that a thunderstorm in South Africa, which struck above a ground station identified to track the "crucial moment" had resulted in a five minute delay in following the Indian mission.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:03
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours, raising the apogee (farthest point from Earth) of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh km.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 18:05
A section of journalists on Tuesday created a flutter here when they shouted slogans and displayed placards against creation of Telangana, at the press conference of ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 10:33
India is inching towards a milestone in space technology with preparatory work in full swing at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota to launch the country`s first inter-planetary satellite to Mars tomorrow.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 09:47
The countdown for the India`s ambitious Rs 430-crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) began Sunday 6.08 am at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, a space agency official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 13:35
The pre-count down activities of India’s first mission to Mars has begun at 08:45 hrs on Saturday, the Indian Space Research Organisation announced.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:23
Countdown for India`s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) starts on Sunday as ISRO gears up for the country`s first inter-planetary venture, a shining star in the country`s space programme.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 14:37
Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Radhakrishnan does not believe the November 5 `desi` Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will fuel a space race with China which has not yet attempted such a venture to the red planet.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 23:19
India`s Mars spacecraft, whose launch has been delayed by almost a week, has been integrated with launch vehicle, Indian Space Research Organisation said today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 19:25
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft was shipped out of Bangalore today for the October 28 launch from the Sriharikota spaceport.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 14:43
India`s Mars Orbiter Mission is slated to be launched on October 28 after a national committee of experts gave the go ahead for the Rs 450 crore ambitious venture after threadbare deliberations.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:59
The spacecraft is slated to be launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25) during October 21-November 19.
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