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‘Scientific, technological skills must for economic development’

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), […]

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Tata Steel brings first ever ISRO exhibition to Odisha

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 […]

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40,000 students across Odisha participate in YATS zonal round competition

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to nurture the minds and imagination of budding talents to explore the mysteries from beyond earth and to provide an ace platform for high school students to explore Space Science and Astronomy, the zonal round competition of the 10th Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) was conducted by Tata Steel in collaboration […]

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CTTC-Bhubaneswar signs agreement with ISRO

The Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC), Bhubaneswar, has signed an agreement with ISRO for technology transfer and a contract for supply of spacecraft component

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ISRO visit leaves 20 Odisha students starry-eyed

In its bid to inspire bright young minds, Tata Steel, in association with Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar, organized an exposure visit of 20 high school students of Odisha to the Satellite Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISAC) in Bengaluru

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CM flags off 20 young astronomers’ visit to Bengaluru

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off the exposure visit of the top twenty budding astronomers of the state to Satellite Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bengaluru in a function held at Naveen Niwas, Bhubaneswar

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'IBM-ISRO MoU soon to track illegal mining'

Bhubaneswar: An agreement between Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be inked soon to track illegal mining across the country, Union Mines secretary Balvinder Kumar said here today. He was speaking on the sidelines of the inauguration of the new building of IBM here. Kumar said plans have been […]

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Indian space agency's commercial arm website hacked

In a major security breach, the website of the Indian space agency's commercial arm Antrix Corporation has been hacked, a senior official admitted on Sunday

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ISRO readies rocket for year's first commercial launch

Chennai: An Indian rocket standing 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes is being readied for the country’s first commercial satellite launch of 2015. The rocket will carry five British satellites together weighing around 1,440 kg, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). “The countdown for today’s night launch of PSLV-XL […]

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Nod for ISRO to launch five British satellites on Friday

Chennai: Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) XL variant will launch five British satellites on Friday night, said an Indian space agency official. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official said the Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) at its meeting on yesterday has given the go ahead for the July 10 night rocket launch. According […]

20 school students from Odisha visit ISRO

A group of 20 school students from Odisha got a rare opportunity to visit and know about operations of the Space Applications Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad

ISRO makes sophisticated multi-object tracking radar

Sriharikota: The Indian space agency is set to test its sophisticated, indigenously-built, Multi-Object Tracking Radar (MOTR) on a rocket flight next month while formal commissioning is expected to take three months time, said a senior official. “The MOTR designed and developed by Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) will be tested next month during a PSLV […]

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ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite on March 28

Chennai: India is likely to put into orbit its fourth regional navigation satellite on March 28, with the country’s space agency now in the process of loading the rocket with the satellite, an official said on Thursday. “The process of integrating the IRNSS-1D (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) is underway and it is expected to […]

Navigation satellite launch put off after glitch

Bengaluru/Chennai: A telemetry glitch has forced the Indian space agency ISRO to defer the launch of the fourth regional navigation satellite scheduled for March 9 from its spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. “Launch of the fourth Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS-1D) onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C27) scheduled for March 9 has been postponed […]

ISRO scientist chosen for Vikram Sarabhai Award

Chennai: Distinguished scientist M.Y.S.Prasad, who is director of the India space agency's Satish Dhawan Space Centre, has been awarded the Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award for 2014-15, the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) announced Saturday.

Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea

Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely descended in the Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands

'Cryogenic engine for GSLV Mk-III in 2 years'

The cryogenic engine for the latest GSLV Mark III rocket capable of carrying heavier payloads upto four tonnes, is expected to be ready within two years, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said here on Thursday

India takes step towards manned space mission, tests crew module

Taking its baby steps towards realising India's ambition to send humans into space, ISRO on Thursday successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III blasted off from here

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Odds were stacked against us but we prevailed: Modi

Saluting India's space scientists after its Mars mission created history, an elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the country has achieved the "near impossible" and prevailed though the "odds were stacked against us"

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ISRO has taken India to new heights: Prez

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated scientists at ISRO for the successful launch of the GSLV-D5 through use of indigenous cryogenic technology, saying that the feat had taken India to "new heights"