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ISRO To Launch India's Indigenous Mapping Portal, To Take On Google Maps/Earth
ISRO To Launch India's Indigenous Mapping Portal, To Take On Google Maps/Earth

Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation and location and navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia announced an initiative to partner together to offer India’s best, and fully indigenous, mapping portal and geospatial services. It combines the power of MapmyIndia’s digital maps and technologies with ISRO’s catalogue of satellite imagery and earth observation data, according to MapmyIndia’s CEO […]

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Senior ISRO Scientist Tapan Misra Claims He Was Poisoned Three Years Ago

Chennai: Senior Indian space scientist Tapan Misra on Tuesday has alleged that he was poisoned with a deadly chemical on May 23, 2017 at the headquarters of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) when he had gone there to attend a promotion interview. “I have come out in public as I fear for my life post […]

ISRO Chalks Out Decadal Plan Including Development Of Reusable Rockets, Satellite Constellation For Broadband
ISRO Chalks Out Decadal Plan Including Development Of Reusable Rockets, Satellite Constellation For Broadband

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has chalked out its decadal plan which includes development of a heavy lift rocket, reusable satellite launch vehicle, semi-cryogenic engine, and others, said a top official. In the short term, the space agency has to realise the first developmental flight of the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) operational […]

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From A Sleepy Hamlet To ISRO: The Journey Of Odisha Farmer's Son To The Stars

Bargarh: Years of hard work and determination paid off for a youth in a farmer’s family in Odisha’s Bargarh district when he received an appointment letter from the elite Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently. Nihar Ranjan Pradhan, a resident of Jharpali village under Ambabhona block of Bargarh district has been shortlisted as a Scientist/Engineer […]

PSLV-C50 Rocket Lifts-Off With India's 42nd Communication Satellite CMS-01
PSLV-C50 Rocket Lifts-Off With India's 42nd Communication Satellite CMS-01

Srihairkota (Andhra Pradesh): India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C50 (PSLV-C50) rocket laden with the country’s communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) lifted off from the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday evening. The rocket with India’s 42nd communication satellite CMS-01 lifted-off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in […]

Doordarshan Doesn't Have Copyright Over Rocket Launch Broadcast: ISRO
Doordarshan Doesn't Have Copyright Over Rocket Launch Broadcast: ISRO

Chennai: The Indian space agency has said it is the producer of all its rocket/satellite launch broadcast/telecast by Doordarshan (DD) and the latter does not have any copyright. In a reply to questions raised under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Indian Space Research Organsation (ISRO) said it is the producer of the launch […]

HAL Delivers Biggest Ever Cryogenic Propellant Tank To ISRO
HAL Delivers Biggest Ever Cryogenic Propellant Tank To ISRO

Bengaluru: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on Monday said it has delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) ever fabricated by the company to ISRO, much ahead of the contractual schedule. The C32-LH2 tank is a developmental cryogenic propellant tank of aluminium alloy designed for improving the payload capability of GSLV MK-III launching vehicle, HAL said […]

India's One More Eye In Sky, Radar Imaging Satellite And 9 Foreign Sats
India's One More Eye In Sky, Radar Imaging Satellite And 9 Foreign Sats

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Saturday successfully placed into orbit one more eye in the sky — a radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (formerly RISAT-2BR2) — and nine other foreign satellites in a text book style. India’s new earth observation satellite up in the sky will send good clarity images which will be used […]

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Countdown Starts For Launch Of PSLV-C49 Carrying Radar Imaging Satellite

Chennai: The countdown for the Saturday evening launch of the Indian rocket, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C49 (PSLV-C49), carrying the country’s radar imaging satellite and nine other foreign satellites is progressing well with the fuelling of second and fourth stage completed, said Indian space agency. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), fuelling of second and […]

Countdown Begins For Launch Of Earth Observation Satellite: ISRO
Countdown Begins For Launch Of Earth Observation Satellite: ISRO

Bengaluru: The countdown for the November 7 launch of earth observation satellite EOS-01 along with nine international customer satellites on board launch vehicle PSLV-C49 has begun, ISRO said on Friday. The launch is scheduled at 15:02 Hrs IST on Saturday. “PSLV-C49/EOS-01 Mission: The countdown for the launch of PSLV-C49/EOS-01 mission commenced today at 13:02 Hrs […]

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Countdown For Launch Of India's Radar Imaging Satellite Begins On Friday

Chennai: The countdown for the November 7 launch of the Indian rocket, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C49 (PSLV-C49), carrying the country’s radar imaging satellite and nine other foreign satellites will begin on Friday. “The 26-hour countdown for the rocket launch will start tomorrow (Friday) from the first launch pad. The rocket with 10 satellites is expected to […]

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ISRO Adopts New Satellite Naming Style, RISAT-2BR2 Now EOS-01

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided follow a new naming policy for its earth observation satellites, it is learnt. Henceforth, the Indian space agency will be naming its earth observation satellites as EOS tagged with a serial number. As a result, ISRO’s radar imaging satellite RISAT-2BR2 has been renamed as EOS-01, an […]

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ISRO To Open 2020 Launch Account With Radar Imaging Satellite

Chennai: The Indian space agency is likely to open its rocket launch activity for this year on November 7 with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49 (PSLV C49) carrying a radar imaging satellite for the country and other foreign payloads. The PSLV C49 will lift off from the first launch pad at India’s rocket port […]

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India's Human Space Flight May Face Slight Delay: ISRO Chief K. Sivan

Chennai: India’s human space flight mission Gaganyaan will be “slightly delayed” owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic even as ISRO resumes rocket launch activities from the first week of November, space agency chief K. Sivan said on Monday. Answering a query at the plenary session of the International Astronautical Congress 2020, the Indian […]

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ISRO's Human Space Flight Rocket To Have Multiple Backups For Crucial Systems

Chennai: India’s human space flight rocket will have multiple redundancies/backup systems as a matter of safety and the necessary hardware for building the rocket are coming in, said a senior official. “The GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) that will be used for the Gaganyaan or the human space flight mission will be built with four […]

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ISRO Gearing Up For Rocket Launches With Virtual Launch Control Centre

Chennai: Trying to make up for lost time due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian space agency is gearing up for three quick rocket launches carrying domestic and foreign satellites, said a senior official. The Indian space agency has also developed a Virtual Launch Control Centre to test the rocket systems at the rocket port […]

NASA Space App Challenge: AMU Students Win Judges Choice Award
NASA Space App Challenge: AMU Students Win Judges Choice Award

Aligarh: An unintended but welcome consequence of the lockdown to contain the coronavirus has been improved air quality, according to a presentation of ALTAIR, a team of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students led by first year MBBS student Ayesha Samdani, which won the the ‘Judges Choice Award’ in the International NASA Space App Challenge-2020 for […]

ISRO To Launch Venus Mission In 2025: French Space Agency
ISRO To Launch Venus Mission In 2025: French Space Agency

New Delhi: ISRO is scheduled to launch its Venus mission in 2025 and France will participate in it, French space agency CNES said on Wednesday. The VIRAL (Venus Infrared Atmospheric Gases Linker) instrument co-developed with the Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and the LATMOS atmospheres, environments, and space observations laboratory attached to the French national […]

Chandrayaan-3 Likely To Launch In Early 2021; Mission Will Not Have Orbiter

New Delhi: Chandrayaan-3, India’s mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in early 2021, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday. However, unlike Chandrayaan-2, it will not have an orbiter, but will include a lander and a rover, he added. After the hard landing of Chandrayaan-2 in September last year, space agency ISRO had […]

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COVID-19 Impact: ISRO Cancels Young Scientists' Programme

Bengaluru: The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) cancelled its Young Scientists programme (Yuvika 2020) for this year due to the surging coronavirus cases across the country, an official said on Friday. “Though the Yuvika programme was scheduled to be held from May 11-22 for school students of Classes 8-9, we deferred by six months […]

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ISRO, VSSUT Ink MoU To Set Up Space Innovation Centre

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Odisha on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up a space innovation-cum-incubation centre at the technical institute. The Veer Surendra Sai Space Innovation Centre (VSSSIC) will promote knowledge about space research among the students, said a statement. […]

Chandrayaan-2 Completes A Year Of Orbiting The Moon

Chennai: It is one year since India’s second moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 was inserted into the lunar orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday. The Indian space agency said Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft/orbiter was launched on July 22, 2019 and inserted into lunar orbit on August 20, 2019. Though the soft-landing attempt of the lander […]

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Ban On Import Of Communication Satellites Opens Up Opportunity For Private Players: ISRO Chief

Chennai: The government’s decision to ban import of communication satellites throws up huge opportunity for private players, said K. Sivan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Secretary, Department of Space. Speaking at the webinar on ‘Unlocking India’s Potential in Space Sector’ on Thursday, Sivan said the decision throws up a huge opportunity for […]

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Indian Scientists Develop Sustainable Space Bricks For Lunar Habitation

Bengaluru: Research scientists from the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have developed a process to make bricks on the moon for habitation. “The process involves extracting lunar soil and using bacteria and guar beans to harden it (soil) into brick-like structures for habitation on the moon […]

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ISRO Releases Orbiter Picture of Red Planet's Biggest Moon

Chennai: Indian space agency on Friday released an image of Phobos, the closest and biggest moon of Mars clicked on July 1 by the Mars Colour Camera onboard the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the image was clicked by MOM when it was about 7,200 km from Mars […]