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ISRO to launch advanced earth observation Cartosat-3 satellite by October-November

An earth observation or remote sensing satellite, Cartosat-3 is an advanced version with better spatial and spectral characteristics as compared to the Cartosat-2 series satellites.


Aug 27, 2019, 08:33 AM IST

ISRO to launch EMISAT satellite on Monday, eyes several firsts

The launch will help ISRO place the satellites and payloads in three different orbits which would be a first for it.

Apr 01, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

ISRO's first mission in 2019 to put military satellite Microsat-R and student payload Kalamsat in space

The satellites will be carried onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-44 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on Thursday night.

Jan 24, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

PSLV-C44 will launch Kalamsat, Microsat satellite on Thursday: ISRO

PSLV has been defined as the workhorse of the ISRO.

Jan 23, 2019, 21:35 PM IST

ISRO launches Indian earth-mapping and 30 other satellites from 8 countries into earth's orbit

HysIS has been developed by ISRO and has a mission life five years. 

Nov 29, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

ISRO's PSLV rocket to launch India's HysIS, 30 other satellites from 8 countries shortly

HysIS, an earth observation satellite developed by ISRO, is the primary satellite of the PSLV-C43 mission. 

Nov 29, 2018, 07:32 AM IST

ISRO places 2 foreign earth observation satellites in orbit

Two satellites aboard the PSLV belong to Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd (SSTL), UK, and is carried under a commercial arrangement with Antrix Corp Ltd - the commercial arm of ISRO.

Sep 16, 2018, 22:33 PM IST

ISRO keen to outsource PSLV, small satellite launch vehicle

ISRO and its commercial wing Antrix today said they are willing to outsource manufacturing of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) so that the space agency could focus on the proposed human space programme.

Aug 30, 2018, 13:55 PM IST

Aditya-L1: All about Indian Space Research Organisation's first mission to study the Sun

Aditya-L1 with additional experiments can now provide observations of Sun's Photosphere (soft and hard X-ray), Chromosphere (UV) and corona (Visible and NIR). 

Aug 17, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

Eyeing ISRO's market share, China prepares for first private sector rocket launch

China's government space programme has for long unsuccessfully tried to compete with ISRO for the commercial launch of small and nano satellites.

May 09, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

ISRO completes final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out the fourth and final orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency has said.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

ISRO launches IRNSS-1I: All you need to know about NavIC, the Indian GPS

Till now, PSLV has successfully launched 52 Indian satellites and 237 customer satellites from abroad.

Apr 12, 2018, 13:31 PM IST

ISRO gets ready to launch navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on Thursday

According to ISRO, IRNSS is useful for fishermen to reach potential fishing areas. The fishermen can also get alert messages relating to bad weather, high waves or when they approach international maritime boundary line

Apr 11, 2018, 22:35 PM IST

ISRO to launch navigation satellite on Arpil 12

IRNSS-1I is expected to replace IRNSS-1A, the first of the seven navigation satellites, that was rendered ineffective after its three rubidium atomic clocks failed.

Apr 10, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

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 hits a century: Top 10 achievements of India's space agency

Established in 1969, ISRO's success stories far outnumber its failures and the organisation has propelled the country into an elite club of nations with major advancements in space technology.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today, along with 30 others

Cartosat will beam high-quality images for cartographic, urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation and utility management like road network monitoring.

Jan 12, 2018, 07:03 AM IST

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of its 100th satellite

Tomorrow's launch also marks the first launch for ISRO in 2018 following the unsuccessful mission of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H last year.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Save the date! ISRO to launch 31 satellites on January 12

The rocket launch would take place from ISRO's spaceport located at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST