India’s share less than 2% of global space economy, private sector can drive growth: Experts

With India having brought in reforms in the space sector in 2020, the contribution and participation of the private sector are expected to increase, noted the experts.

Sep 13, 2021, 17:32 PM IST

ISRO mission failure shows need for higher reliability in India’s GSLV Cryogenic Engine

The latest failure of India’s GSLV rocket’s Cryogenic engine (third and final stage) brings the crucial Cryogenic engine reliability issue to light. 

Aug 13, 2021, 21:29 PM IST

Remembering R. Aravamudan, the Pioneer of aerospace radars and tracking in India

Aravamudan rose to serve the organization as Director Satish Dhawan Space Centre(spaceport), Sriharikota, and the ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru.

Aug 07, 2021, 18:54 PM IST

India to launch Bhutanese satellite in December 2021

Ambassador of India to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj said, "Our countries are collaborating to build a satellite. This satellite is going to be launched in 2021 from ISRO's facilities.”

Aug 04, 2021, 16:33 PM IST

ISRO gearing up for two launches in August and September, check details

It would be India's second and third launches in 2020. In February, a PSLV (on a commercial flight) had launched Amazonia-1, a Brazilian Earth Observation Satellite and 18 smaller satellites.

Jul 17, 2021, 13:04 PM 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

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