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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
ISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

ISRO successfully carries out flight tests for Crew Escape System

The Indian Space Research Organisation today successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System, meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency.

Jul 05, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

The IRNSS-1I mission comes two weeks after the space agency launched GSAT-6A on board GSLV Mk-II. Though the rocket placed GSAT-6A in orbit, the ISRO had lost communication with the satellite within two days. 

Apr 12, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO, says 100th achievement shows India's bright future in space programme

PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO, says 100th achievement shows India's bright future in space programme

Hailing the ISRO for its successful launch of the 100th satellite, the Prime Minister said it signifies the space agency's achievements and the bright future of the country's space programme.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
ISRO's IRNSS-1H set for launch – A glimpse through pics

ISRO's IRNSS-1H set for launch – A glimpse through pics

The IRNSS-1H was built by a consortium led by Bengaluru-based Alpha Design Technologies under the supervision of a team consisting of 70 scientists from ISRO.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Will private sector role boost India's quest for space exploration?

Will private sector role boost India's quest for space exploration?

The 1,425-kg satellite is all set to start its journey from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, riding space organization's trusted launch vehicle PSLV-XL

Aug 31, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
ISRO's first private sector-built navigation satellite launch today: Key features

ISRO's first private sector-built navigation satellite launch today: Key features

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its first private sector-built navigation satellite IRNSS-1H from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Thursday at 7 PM. 

Aug 31, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

ISRO's PSLV-C38 places Cartosat-2 along with 30 nano satellites in orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) which is carrying 31 satellites including Cartosat-2 series from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
PSLV-C38/Cartosat-2 series mission - India's sixth eye in the sky, why it's significant for the country

PSLV-C38/Cartosat-2 series mission - India's sixth eye in the sky, why it's significant for the country

Here are key facts you need to know about the PSLV-C38/Cartosat-2 series mission and why it is important for the country.

Jun 23, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Countdown begins as ISRO set to launch Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites Friday

Countdown begins as ISRO set to launch Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites Friday

According to ISRO, the PSLV rocket's XL variant carrying the 712 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 243 kg is expected to lift off on Friday morning at 9.29 a.m. from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

Jun 22, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief

India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief

According to AS Kumar, there will be one more developmental flight of 640 ton GSLV Mk III, with a capacity to lift four ton satellites, before it graduates to operational mode.

Jun 05, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

ISRO launches India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV MkIII-D1' from Sriharikota

Watch the video of launch of India's heaviest rocket GSLV MK III from Sriharikota. The rocket carried GSAT 19 to the space.

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Jun 05, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
'Nation is proud' - PM Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee congratulate ISRO scientists on historic launch of GSLV MK III

'Nation is proud' - PM Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee congratulate ISRO scientists on historic launch of GSLV MK III

PM Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated ISRO scientists for successful launch of GSLV – MKIII D1/GSAT-19 mission.

Jun 05, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
ISRO launches India's heaviest rocket GSLV Mark III carrying GSAT-19 communication satellite - 10 IMPORTANT FACTS!

ISRO launches India's heaviest rocket GSLV Mark III carrying GSAT-19 communication satellite - 10 IMPORTANT FACTS!

In yet another big achievement, ISRO on Monday launched its heaviest rocket GSLV Mark-3 carrying the 3,136 kg GSAT-19 communication satellite.

Jun 05, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
India's heaviest rocket GSLV MkIII-D1, powered by cryogenic engine, successfully places GSAT-19 into orbit

India's heaviest rocket GSLV MkIII-D1, powered by cryogenic engine, successfully places GSAT-19 into orbit

The GSLV MkIII-D1, weighing 640 tonnes and standing 43.43 metres tall, is capable of lifting payloads of up to 4,000 kg into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and 10,000 kg into the Low Earth Orbit.

Jun 05, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
GSLV MkIII-D1/GSAT-19 mission: Why it's significant for India

GSLV MkIII-D1/GSAT-19 mission: Why it's significant for India

The GSLV Mk III D1 is capable of lifting payloads of up to 4,000 kg into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and 10,000 kg into the Low Earth Orbit.

Jun 05, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV MkIII-D1' carrying GSAT-19 all set for maiden flight today

India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV MkIII-D1' carrying GSAT-19 all set for maiden flight today

The GSLV MkIII-D1, in its first experimental flight, carrying 3,136-kilogram weighed GSAT-19 communication satellite, will take off from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota at 5 p.m. today, June 5, 2017.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
ISRO to launch 3 satellites in 18 months for high-speed internet: GSAT-19 launch in June

ISRO to launch 3 satellites in 18 months for high-speed internet: GSAT-19 launch in June

The GSAT-19 satellite is scheduled to take off in early June onboard GSLV-Mk III, ISRO's heaviest rocket, from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. 

May 19, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite

The GSLV-F09 carrying GSAT-9 will blast off from the second launch pad at the the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Friday.

May 04, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite to take off tomorrow, ISRO chief says we are all set

India's 'priceless gift' South Asia Satellite to take off tomorrow, ISRO chief says we are all set

The Geostationary Communication Satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will blast off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, about 100 kms from here.

May 04, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

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