R Madhavan meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, here's what the PM has to say!

R Madhavan along with former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist Nambi Narayanan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi a few weeks ago to discuss his upcoming film ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’.

Apr 06, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

DNA: ISRO's communication technology that can't be hacked!

On Monday, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced that it has successfully demonstrated free-space quantum communication at a distance of 300 meters. According to ISRO, using quantum technologies is a major milestone for unconditional secure satellite data communication.

Mar 23, 2021, 22:44 PM IST

ISRO’s Space Tech Incubation Center at NIT Rourkela to promote R&D in 4 states

NIT Rourkela will provide its state-of-the-art laboratories, facilities and expert faculty to meet these objectives. The upcoming centre will promote startups, capacity-building, innovations and research in Space Technology in the States of Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand, besides the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Mar 19, 2021, 14:54 PM IST

ISRO Gaganyaan: Indian private firm delivers component for crew module

The crucial component, delivered to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), is meant to perform health checks of the various cable harness assemblies used in the Crew Module, which houses the astronauts. 

Mar 18, 2021, 20:44 PM IST

Chandrayaan-3 launch planned by mid 2022, working on electric propulsion satellites: ISRO

ISRO Chief Dr Sivan spoke in detail about ISRO’s Chandrayaan-3 (Moon mission 3) and also the ambitious Human Spaceflight programme (Gaganyaan).

Mar 14, 2021, 13:39 PM IST

NASA and ISRO's NISAR space mission launch by January 2023, Dr Sivan tells Zee Media

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has shipped its satellite components to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labaratory for a joint satellite mission known as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). This joint mission, which is under development aims to provide earth observation data, that would help in the better management of natural resources and hazards. It is also meant to help scientists study the extent and pace of climate change. 

Mar 09, 2021, 16:16 PM IST

ISRO to launch Geo imaging satellite on March 28

GISAT-1 is slated to be lofted into space by GSLV-F10 rocket from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district.

Mar 07, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

ISRO launches DRDO's Sindhu Netra satellite in space, will help in monitoring Indian Ocean

ISRO launched 'Sindhu Netra', a satellite developed by the DRDO to monitor the activities of military and merchant navy ships in the Indian Ocean Region. Defence Research Development Organisation developed satellites that can also monitor military and merchant navy ships in the Indian Ocean Region, critical to India's strategic and commercial interest. 

Feb 28, 2021, 20:41 PM IST

Isro successfully launches 19 satellites including one carrying Bhagavad Gita, PM Modi’s photo

The 637-kg Amazonia-1 is the first Brazilian satellite to be launched from India. The satellite with along with 18 other co-passenger satellites was launched as per schedule at 10:24 AM. Notably, one of the co-passenger satellites is engraved with a picture of PM Modi.

Feb 28, 2021, 15:36 PM IST

Historic moment: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on successful launch of Amazonia-1

"Congratulations President @jairbolsonaro on the successful launch of Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite by  PSLV-C51. This is a historic moment in our space cooperation and my felicitations to the scientists of Brazil. @isro," the Prime Minister wrote in his post.

Feb 28, 2021, 13:32 PM IST

Watch: Amazonia-1, 18 co-passenger satellites onboard PSLV-C51 launched by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Amazonia-1 satellite along with 18 other co-passenger satellites through PSLV-C51 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

Feb 28, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

ISRO launches Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite, 18 co-passenger satellites onboard PSLV-C51 in first lift-off of 2021

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday (February 28, 2021) successfully launched the Amazonia-1 satellite along with 18 other co-passenger satellites through PSLV-C51 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. It was launch as per the tentative scheduled at 10:24 AM.

Feb 28, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

Countdown starts for ISRO's PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission

The Indian rocket numbered PSLV-C51 carrying the 637-kg Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites (including 13 from the USA) is scheduled to lift-off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 10.24 a.m. on Sunday (February 27).

Feb 27, 2021, 18:58 PM IST

India’s student-built SD Sat to carry copy of Bhagwad Gita to space

This indigenously designed and developed miniature spacecraft is meant to test the capabilities of LoRa (Long range) technology in space, which could prove helpful for many applications in the future in short and M2M (machine-to-machine) communication. LoRa is a long-range, low-power wireless radio frequency technology that has become a common platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) networks worldwide.

Feb 15, 2021, 21:14 PM IST

Google maps gets 'desi' rival, ISRO to collaborate with MapmyIndia for web mapping services

In its continued effort to come up more 'Made in India' products, the Indian Space Research Organisation is collaborating with MapmyIndia for providing mapping and geospatial services. The initiative was announced by the navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia by its CEO and Excutive Director, Rohan Verma.

Feb 13, 2021, 10:14 AM IST

'I was poisoned with Arsenic', senior ISRO scientist Tapan Misra makes shocking claim

Senior ISRO scientist Tapan Misra posted a message on Facebook claiming that he was poisoned on May 23, 2017.

Jan 06, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

ISRO working on green fuels like hydrogen peroxide for rockets

The Indian space rockets are set to go green as ISRO is working to replace its existing hazardous fuel with non-hazardous and environment- friendly fuels for its rockets and satellites, the ISRO Chairman said.

Dec 31, 2020, 14:36 PM IST

ISRO begins training four Bhutanese space engineers for satellite launch scheduled next year

Phase one of the training will take place at ISRO's UR Rao Satellite center (URSC) from 28th December 2020 to 25th February 2021 and will involve theoretical and technical aspects. It will also involve visits to labs and test facilities. The 2nd phase of training will focus on developing the satellite for Bhutan--INS-2B.

Dec 29, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 mission's initial data released: ISRO

The ISRO has said it has released the first set of data from the Chandrayaan-2.

Dec 25, 2020, 01:29 AM IST

ISRO's PSLV-C50 successfully injects communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit

ISRO's PSLV-C50 successfully injected communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit.

Dec 17, 2020, 16:48 PM IST