ISRO had launched Brazil's earth observation satellite Amazonia-1 and 18 co-passenger satellites in February this year.
Bengaluru: In a bid to attract youths towards space research, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided to set up four incubation centres in different parts of the country including one in Rourkela of Odisha. In a press conference, ISRO Chief K Sivan on Friday said that the space agency would set up the […]
Rourkela: Skills acquired in the field of science and technology should be on top of the priority list for the country’s economic upliftment, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar today here. Kiran Kumar, who was the chief guest at the 14th convocation ceremony of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), […]
Bhubaneswar: Celebrating the 10th year of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS), Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium (PSP) has brought the much acclaimed Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the first time to Odisha. The week-long exhibition was inaugurated today at the Pathani Samanta Planetarium in the […]
Chennai: India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-29, was pushed further upwards towards its intended spot on Friday morning, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. The satellite’s orbit was successfully raised further by firing the liquid apogee motor engine at 10.27 a.m. for an hour and forty minutes. Thereafter, the GSAT-29’s apogee/perigee was 35,837 km and 32,825 […]
Bengaluru: Marking the 99th birth anniversary of India’s space pioneer Vikram Sarabhai, the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday unveiled his bust at its headquarters here. The space agency’s former chairmen K. Kasturirangan and A.S. Kiran Kumar and incumbent Chairman K. Sivan were present on the occasion at the Antriksh Bhavan. Sarabhai was […]
New Delhi: India’s second moon mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ which is expected to be launched around October-November this year, is likely to cost Rs 800 crore, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Wednesday. It includes Rs 200 crore for launching and Rs 600 crore for the satellite, Sivan told Union Minister of State […]
New Delhi: Eminent scientist K. Sivan, known as the “Rocket Man” for his significant contribution in the development of cryogenic engines for India’s space programme,was on Wednesday appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Currently the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center in Thiruvananthapuram which is responsible for the design and […]
India would be launching its 100th satellite into the space on Friday along with 30 other satellites, including 28 from six other countries from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a top space agency official on Tuesday.
Bengaluru: An exhibition displaying the replica of India’s first multi-wavelength space observatory Astrosat was opened here for public viewing on Tuesday. “The exhibition has been organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium so as to allow students aspiring to study astronomy to understand how the Astrosat works, which they can observe through a 3-D printed replica,” […]
Bengaluru: Asserting that the relationship between the space agencies of India and Japan has had a “visible change”, the Indian Space Research Organisation chief on Friday said the countries are working towards a joint lunar mission soon. “We are looking at a possible joint lunar mission which is still in a very preliminary stage. We […]
Bengaluru: India would resume launching satellites in November or December, unfazed by the failure of its rocket in deploying a spare navigation satellite in the earth’s lower orbit on August 31, space agency chief A.S. Kiran Kumar said on Friday. “We will resume the launches by November or December, with one of the remote sensing […]
Sriharikota: The Indian navigation satellite launched here on Thursday was declared a failure. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said: “The mission was unsuccessful.” He added: “The rocket heat shield didn’t separate. The satellite is inside the heat shield.” The IRNSS-1H satellite was to have been slung into orbit at around 507 […]
Chandigarh: Teams of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) would inspect the excavation being carried out at an archaeological site in Haryana’s Fatehabad district to verify claims of it being the oldest civilisation in the world. Archaeologists have recovered artefacts pre-dating the Harappan […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the ‘South Asia Satellite’ to be launched by India on May 5, will go a long way in addressing the region’s economic and developmental priorities. “The capacities of this satellite and the facilities it provides will go a long way in addressing South Asia’s economic and […]