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ISRO-Recruitment 2020
ISRO recruitment 2019: Apply now, salary up to Rs 1.42 lakh

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has invited application from eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Technical Assistant. As per a notification issued by the ISRO, candidates with a first class diploma in Electrical engineering from a recognized institute, university or board are eligible to apply for the post. Candidate possessing BTech are also […]

No trace of missing An-32 despite massive search

Guwahati: Despite a massive search operation, an Indian Air Force (IAF) An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 people on board a day earlier near the China border in Arunachal Pradesh remained untraced on Tuesday. The authorities have deployed the Navy’s P-8I aircraft to find traces of the missing plane that took off from Jorhat […]

IAF ties up with ISRO for manned mission crew selection

Bengaluru: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday said it signed an agreement with the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday for crew selection and training for the country’s prestigious maiden manned mission Gaganyaan by 2021-22. “The agreement was signed by Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Space Operations) Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor […]

Chandrayaan-2 launch to take place between July 9-16: ISRO

Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to embark on its most complex mission ever undertaken as thespace agency is gearing to launch Chandrayaan-2 between July 9 and 16. The landing on the moon is expected to be on September 6, ISRO chairman K Sivan said. “It is going to land at a […]

India puts into orbit radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Wednesday successfully placed into orbit a radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2B in a text book style. India’s new earth observation satellite up in the sky will send good clarity images which will be used for agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the country’s […]

Countdown begins for Indian rocket's Wednesday launch

Chennai: The countdown for the Wednesday launch of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying the radar imaging earth observation satellite, RISAT-2B began on Tuesday, said an ISRO official. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official, the 25-hour countdown for the PSLV launch started at 4.30 a.m. on Tuesday. The PSLV-C46 as per […]

ISRO to launch radar imaging satellite using PSLV rocket on May 22

Chennai: India will launch RISAT-2B, a radar imaging earth observation satellite, using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-Core Alone (PSLV-CA) variant, on May 22, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Saturday. According to the space agency, the PSLV rocket will blast off from the first launch pad carrying RISAT-2B at 5.27 a.m. on May 22, subject […]

India gets anti-satellite capability to become space superpower: PM

New Delhi: India on Wednesday became “a space superpower” by becoming the fourth country to acquire anti-satellite capability, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Wednesday, calling it “a proud moment”. “Our scientists, a little while ago, have targeted a live satellite in space 300 km away in low earth orbit,” he said in a nationally televised […]

India launching electronic intelligence satellite April 1

Chennai: India on April 1 will launch an electronic intelligence satellite Emisat for the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) along with 28 third party satellites and also demonstrate its new technologies like three different orbits with a new variant of PSLV rocket, ISRO said on Saturday. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a new […]

ISRO launches 'Young Scientist' programme to train students in space science

Bengaluru: State-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday announced the launch of its Young Scientist programme to train class 9 students in space technology and its applications. “ISRO has launched the special programme for school children ‘Yuva Vigyani Karyakram’ (Young Scientist programme) to impart basic knowledge on space technology, space science and applications to […]

Indian communication satellite GSAT-31 launched successfully

Chennai: India’s 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully put into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket belonging to Arianespace on early Wednesday, said Indian space agency ISRO and Arianespace. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the telecommunication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched on February 06, 2019 from Kourou launch base, French Guiana by Ariane-5. […]

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IIST co-building satellite with California, Surrey institutes

Chennai: After launching several satellites built by students of different universities, the ISRO will launch one built by the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) in collaboration with California Institute of Technology, an Indian space agency official said. “The IIST is designing a satellite along with California Institute of Technology,” ISRO Chairman K.Sivan, […]

ISRO launches Young Scientists programme in Delhi

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced a Young Scientists programme under which three school students will be selected from each state and union territory and will be given lectures on space and hands-on experience in building small satellites. “Under this one-month programme, selected students, mostly Class 8 pass students, will […]

ISRO incubation centre to come up in Rourkela

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 […]

India to launch imaging satellite Microsat-R on Jan 24

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an imaging satellite Microsat-R along with a student payload ‘Kalamsat’ from its spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on January 24, it announced on Thursday. “The 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) will launch Microsat-R and Kalamsat from the first launch pad of the Satish […]

Indian rocket lifts-off with military satellite for IAF

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian GSLV-F11 rocket with a two-tonne GSAT-7A military communication satellite lifted-off from the second launch pad here on Wednesday evening. At 4.10 p.m. the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II, numbered GSLV-F11, by the Indian space agency, rose into the sky with a deep-throated growl, breaking free of its shackles. The […]

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20 aspiring astronomers & scientists from Odisha to visit ISRO facility next May

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated 20 aspiring astronomers and scientists, the winners of the 12th Edition of Tata Steel’s Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) Programme 2018-19, at a function held in Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar on Thursday. The winning group will be taken on an exposure visit to one of the premier facilities of […]

NASA's Juno mission to cross halfway to Jupiter next week

Washington: NASA’s Juno mission will next week mark the halfway point in data collection by completing the 16th science pass of Jupiter. Launched on August 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, the spacecraft entered orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016. “On December 21, at 11:49:48 a.m. EST the Juno spacecraft will be 5,053 kilometres above […]

India to launch GSAT 7 satellite for Indian Air Force

Chennai: India will be launching GSAT 7A, a military communication satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF), on December 19 with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) rocket, said Indian space agency. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV rocket will launch the 2,250-kg communication satellite, GSAT-7A from the second […]

India's heaviest communication satellite put into orbit

Chennai: India’s heaviest and next generation communication satellite with high throughput GSAT-11 was put into orbit by Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace from French Guiana on Wednesday, the Indian space agency and Arianespace said. Weighing about 5,854 kg, GSAT-11 is the heaviest satellite built by ISRO. GSAT-11 is the fore-runner in the series of advanced communication […]

India's PSLV rocket successfully puts HysIS satellite into orbit

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Thursday put into orbit its own Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) — an earth observation satellite — in text book style. The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Core Alone (PSLV CA) rocket variant lifted off with 31 satellites — the HysIS and 30 foreign satellites. The notable aspect of the […]

India's GSAT-29 communication satellite pushed higher into orbit

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 […]

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India's heaviest rocket lifts off with communication satellite GSAT-29

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India’s heaviest rocket – Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III)– carrying 3,423 kg communication satellite GSAT-29 blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Wednesday evening. Precisely at 5.08 p.m. the GSLV-Mk III rocket on its second developmental flight began its ascent with a strong deep growl that reverberated like a thunder […]

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India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite

Chennai: Subject to weather conditions, India’s heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) is set to put into orbit the communication satellite GSAT-29 tentatively on Wednesday, the Indian space agency said. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it will be the second developmental flight of GSLV-Mk III rocket with a rated carrying […]

India tests cryogenic engine for launching second moon mission

Bengaluru: India successfully tested the cryogenic engine for the heavy rocket that would launch the country’s second moon mission on January 3, 2019, the space agency said on Friday. “The cryogenic engine of the Geo Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV MK-III) in the upper stage has been tested for the Chandrayaan-2 Mission,” said the state-run Indian […]