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ICYMI: ISRO chief K Sivan flies economy, gets blockbuster welcome onboard - Watch viral video

In the viral video, Sivan can be seen interacting with the cabin crew, who gave him a warm welcome. He also obliged the crew by posing for selfies. When he turns towards his seat, he receives a round of applause from the co-passengers. He greets the co-passengers with a wide smile on his face. 

Oct 05, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

DNA analysis of ISRO chief K Sivan's viral flight video

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of ISRO chief K Sivan's viral flight video. Watch this video to know more. #DNA

Oct 03, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter doing extremely well: ISRO chief K Sivan

A national-level committee is now analysing what really went wrong with the lander said Sivan. He said after the committees submit the report, the ISRO might work on the future plan. 

Sep 26, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Why Gaganyaan mission is 'extremely important' for India, ISRO chief explains

"Gaganyaan is extremely important for India as it'll boost the science and technology capability of the country," K Sivan said.

Sep 21, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2: No communication with Vikram Lander yet, Gaganyaan next priority, says ISRO chief K Sivan

"We are trying to set the target of achieving this mission by the next year. For this, we are working on different options. But first of all, we have to understand what really happened to the lander. Gaganyaan is our first priority now," ISRO Chief K Sivan said.

Sep 21, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Scientists from California meet ISRO chief K Sivan, team Chandrayaan-2

ISRO recently announced that it had lost communication with Lander Vikram of India's second unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 just before its scheduled soft landing on Moon when it was just 2.1 km above its surface.

Sep 11, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

'Dream lives on': Amul wins hearts with post on ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander

The post is winning the internet and the hearts of several Indians. "The dream lives on... the mission will be accomplished soon," it said while sharing the heartwarming tweet.

Sep 10, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

Won't challan you for breaking signal: Nagpur Police's tweet to Vikram Lander is winning hearts

The post comes at a time when ISRO announced that they made a successful attempt of finding the Lander Vikram, unbroken and in one piece on the moon surface, after its hard landing on Saturday.

Sep 09, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram Lander’s location found, confirms ISRO chief K Sivan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan on Sunday said that the location of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander, which had lost contact with the space agency 2.1 km above the Moon’s surface, has been found.

Sep 08, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander’s location found, confirms ISRO chief K Sivan

We have found the location of Vikram Lander on lunar surface and orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. But there is no communication yet, said ISRO chief K Sivan.

Sep 08, 2019, 13:46 PM IST

ISRO efforts to contact lost Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander to go on for 14 days, Orbiter lifespan 7 years

ISRO chairman K Sivan said 90 to 95 per cent of the mission objectives have been accomplished. 

Sep 07, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

DNA Analysis of Mission Chandrayaan 2 landing

Chandrayaan 2, India's second moon mission, which was expected to make a soft landing on moon lost connection when it was 2.1 km above its surface. Studying the situation, ISRO has said that it is analysing the data and only after confirmation, they will be able to tell what exactly happened at the time of landing.

Sep 07, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

Watch: ISRO chief K Sivan breaks down as PM Narendra Modi consoles him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi could also be seen getting emotional while trying to pacify ISRO chairman K Sivan.

Sep 07, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

Chandrayaan-2: Schedule of Vikram lander and Pragyan rover's Moon excursion

Chandrayaan-2 comprises of an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan). It seeks to land on the far side of Moon where no other country has ever gone before.

Sep 06, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Next major event on September 2: ISRO chief K Sivan explains the road ahead for Chandrayaan-2

Sivan said that the next major event for Chandrayaan-2 is September 2, when the Vikram lander will be separated from the orbiter.

Aug 20, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Tense 30 minutes: ISRO chairman K Sivan on Chandrayaan-2 entering lunar orbit

It was a great relief and joy when the Chandrayaan-2 was put into the lunar orbit successfully, said ISRO chairman K Sivan.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:19 AM IST

Chandrayaan 2 will be around Moon on August 20, landing on September 7: ISRO

ISRO chairman K Sivan has said that Chandrayaan 2 will close the distance with the Moon from August 14.

Aug 12, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

One aim, thousand brains: The team that led India's Chandrayaan 2 mission

While the contribution of each and every scientist at ISRO is invaluable in making the launch of Chandrayaan 2 a success, a few men and women stand out for their leadership as well as genius.

Jul 22, 2019, 21:13 PM IST

Chandrayaan 2: A big launch for ISRO, a massive leap for India towards moon

ISRO successfully launched Chandrayaan 2 mission which seeks to study the possible presence of water at the moon's south pole, unexplored by any other nation before.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

GSLV Mk III, nicknamed Baahubali, injects Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft into Earth's orbit

ISRO scientists will use Earth's gravity to slingshot the spacecraft forward. The landing on Moon's surface is expected to take place after 48 days.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:24 PM IST