ISRO Chairman K Sivan terms successful launch of PSLV's 50th mission as 'important milestone'

After the launch, he asserted that the launch was an achievement of an important milestone in the history of PSLV. Releasing a book titled ‘PSLV@ 50’ on this occasion, Sivan said, "Today we achieved an important milestone in the history of PSLV by successfully launching its 50th mission.

Dec 11, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

ISRO makes new history by launching 50th PSLV flight

ISRO makes new history by launching 50th PSLV flight, RISAT 2BR1 satellite launched by ISRO.

Dec 11, 2019, 16:10 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

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Dec 11, 2019, 11:48 AM 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 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