Indian Space Research Organisation

ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission captures image of Phobos, Mars' biggest moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday shared an image of Mars' closest and biggest moon, Phobos, captured by India's Mars Orbiter Mission. 

Jul 03, 2020, 21:52 PM IST

COVID-19 will not affect India’s first human space mission 'Gaganyaan', says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

About Chandrayaan-3 Lunar mission, Jitendra said, "As of today, it is planned for launch next year. This mission will involve a lander, rover and a propulsion system to carry the modules to move but it would not have orbiter as the previous orbiter is fully operational."

Jun 29, 2020, 22:29 PM IST

Centre's decision to open space sector to private firms will benefit India, says ISRO chief K Sivan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan on Thursday (June 25) welcomed the Centre's decision to open up the space sector to private companies, saying that the move will put India in a new league.

Jun 25, 2020, 13:45 PM IST

Private sector can use ISRO facilities, other relevant assets to improve their capacities

Private companies to be provided level playing field in satellites, launches and space based services.

Jun 09, 2020, 22:15 PM IST

ISRO's telecommunication satellite GSAT-30: All you need to know about its features

After a flight lasting 38 minutes 25 seconds, GSAT-30 separated from the Ariane 5 upper stage in an elliptical Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. 

Jan 17, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

Work has begun on Chandrayaan-3 mission, confirms ISRO chief K Sivan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on Wednesday (January 1) said that the Centre has approved the Chandrayaan-3 mission and ISRO scientists are currently working on this ambitious project.

Jan 01, 2020, 12:15 PM IST

ISRO launches radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine customer satellites by PSLV-C48

RISAT-2BR1 weighs about 628 kg and will be placed into an orbit of 576 km at an inclination of 37 degrees. ISRO states that the RISAT -2BR1 would be used for agriculture, forestry and disaster management. 

Dec 11, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

ISRO prepares to launch RISAT-2BR1 surveillance satellite at 3:25 PM on December 11

Besides launching RISAT -2BR1, ISRO will also launch nine foreign satellites as co-passengers of the Indian satellite using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at 3:25 PM on Wednesday (December 11).

Dec 11, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

ISRO veterans recall workhorse rocket PSLV’s journey ahead of its 50th launch

The rocket’s primary payload will be an Indian Radar imaging earth observation satellite (RISAT-2BR1) weighing about 628 kg, which will be placed into a 576 km orbit. ISRO states that the RISAT -2BR1 would be used for agriculture, forestry and disaster management.

Dec 10, 2019, 21:51 PM IST

ISRO gets ready to launch RISAT-2BR1 surveillance satellite on December 11

The RISAT-2BR1 is the second satellite in the RISAT-2B series and the launch of this satellite by ISRO will boost the capability of Indian security agencies to carry out the surveillance of earth from the space.


Dec 04, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

ISRO once again made India proud, says PM Narendra Modi on Cartosat-3's successful launch

The launch took place from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 9.28 am. Taking to Twitter, asserted that the space agency has once again made the nation proud.

Nov 27, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

ISRO launches PSLV-C47: All you need to know about Cartosat-3

After the successful launch, ISRO chief Dr K Sivan expressed his happiness. He said, "I am happy that PSLV-C47 injected precisely in the orbit with 13 other satellites. Cartosat-3 is highest resolution civilian satellite; We have 13 missions up to March- 6 large vehicle missions and 7 satellite missions." 

Nov 27, 2019, 13:26 PM IST

ISRO successfully injects Cartosat-3 spacecraft, 13 other satellites into respective orbits

The 13 other satellites were also successfully placed in their designated orbits. "PSLV-C47 successfully injects Cartosat-3 spacecraft into orbit. 13 commercial satellites from USA successfully placed in their designated orbits," tweeted ISRO.

Nov 27, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Watch live streaming of ISRO's Cartosat-3 launch on Zee News

PSLV-C47 will launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into the Sun-synchronous orbit. Cartosat-3 satellite is a third-generation agile advanced satellite having high-resolution imaging capability.

Nov 27, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

ISRO to launch PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 other US satellites on Wednesday from Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota

The launch is likely to take place at 9.28 am subject to weather conditions. ISRO took to microblogging site Twitter on Wednesday morning and said, "Propellant filling of the second stage (PS2) of PSLV-C47 completed. Updates will continue..."

Nov 27, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 on Wednesday, ISRO begins countdown

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) took to microblogging site Twitter saying, "26 hours countdown for the launch of PSLV-C47 mission commenced today at 0728 Hrs (IST) from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is scheduled at 0928 Hrs IST on November 27, 2019. Updates will continue..."

Nov 26, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2's IIRS shows first illuminated image of Moon

The image covers part of the lunar farside in the northern hemisphere and a few prominent craters--Sommerfield, Stebbins and Kirkwood--are also seen in the image. 

Oct 17, 2019, 19:07 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2: Deadline to re-establish contact with Vikram Lander to end on September 21

Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are making their last calls on Friday to bring back lander ‘Vikram’ of the grand lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, as the Moon is set to enter its night in the next 24 hours. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 20, 2019, 23:04 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with Vikram lander

The ISRO is trying to establish link with Vikram with its Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu near Bengaluru.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission continues, 'cutting-edge science' expected from Orbiter

The Orbiter is still in contact with ISRO and will beam back critical information.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:59 PM IST