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ISRO Postpones Cartosat-3 And 13 US Satellites To Nov 27

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Thursday said it has postponed the launch of Catosat-3 satellite and 13 commercial nanosatellites with its PSLV rocket by two days to Nov 27. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the launch of PSLV-XL variant carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 US nano satellites has been rescheduled for November 27 […]

India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

Chennai: India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on […]

India May Again Attempt Soft Landing On Moon Next November

Bengaluru: After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November, sources in ISRO said on Thursday. The Indian Space Research Organisation had constituted a high-level committee, headed by S Somanath, Director of Thiruvanathapuram-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the lead centre responsible for […]

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter Payload Detects Argon-40 In Lunar Exosphere

Chennai: The Chandra’s Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2 (CHACE-2) payload aboard the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter has detected Argon-40, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). According to ISRO, the Orbiter that is orbiting the moon has detected Argon-40 from an altitude of about 100 km. #ISROThe CHACE-2 payload aboard the #Chandrayaan2 orbiter has detected Argon-40 from an altitude of […]

Latest Moon Flyby Finds No Trace Of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander: NASA

Washington: NASA has found no evidence of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander in the images captured during a latest flyby of its Moon orbiter of the lunar region where India’s ambitious mission attempted a soft landing, the US space agency said. On September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) attempted a soft landing of Vikram on the […]

Big Vacancy In ISRO, Application Submission Ends Today

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had sought applications for the positions of Scientists giving an opportunity to interested and eligible candidates to apply till today, October 14, 2019. Applications can be submitted for the position of Scientist/Engineer `SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix to the young graduates in the following disciplines (i) Civil; […]

Meet Odisha's Abhimanyu Who Followed His Dreams to Land in ISRO

Kandhamal: Nothing is impossible for those who believe. And Abhimanyu Mallick of Odisha’s Kandhamal has evinced that with strong determination and dedication, one can achieve anything till s/he keeps the dreams alive. Getting an opportunity to serve the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as a scientist, this tribal youth from Khajuripada Simbali village has become […]

Rakesh Sharma confident about Gaganyaan mission launch by 2022

Bengaluru: Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian to travel to space, on Thursday said the human interface in the ‘Gaganyaan’ project makes it a challenging one and expressed confidence about ISRO launching it by 2022. “We are capable of anything. It’s just that we never had the opportunity or the support to actually achieve […]

Jobs In ISRO For Fitter, Welder, Carpenter, Fireman, Pharmacist, Hindi Typist & Many Other Posts

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Propulsion Complex has released a notification for the positions of Pharmacist, Hindi Typist, Fitter, Welder, Carpenter, Fireman and many more vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria and notification prior to applying for the positions. The last date of applying is October 14, 2019. Check […]

ISRO needs to find Vikram's fate on moon: US expert

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has to find the fate of its Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram on the moon and if “it would be able to talk again”, a US space expert said on Friday. “It is for the ISRO scientists to find out if Vikram will be able to talk to them or […]

ISRO offers great jobs for Indians in space domain: Expert

Bengaluru: Young Indians need not venture abroad for jobs in the space domain, as state-run Indian Space Research Organsation (ISRO) offers great career opportunities in the new science frontier, an American expert said here on Friday. “Indian students can make a career in space and astronomy by getting into their space agency ISRO rather than […]

ISRO To Showcase Space Science In 7 Karnataka Colleges

Bengaluru: To mark the ‘World Space Week’ of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) here on Thursday said it would showcase the benefits of space science to students of seven colleges in Karnataka from October 4 to 10. “The U.R. Rao Satellite Centre has teamed up with seven colleges to […]

Engineers’ Recruitment In Indian Space Research Organisation, Check Details

In an opportunity for engineering students, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has sought applications for the positions of Scientists. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions till October 14, 2019. ISRO offers the position of Scientist/Engineer `SC’ in Level 10 of Pay Matrix to the young graduates in the following disciplines (i) […]

Chandrayaan 2: NASA releases high-resolution images of Vikram's landing site

Washington: NASA on Friday released high-resolution images captured by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) during its flyby of the lunar region where India’s ambitious Chandrayaan 2 mission attempted a soft landing near the Moon’s uncharted south pole, and found Vikram had a hard landing. The Vikram lander module attempted a soft landing on a […]

Working On Plans For Future Moon Mission: ISRO Chief

Ahmedabad: ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said a plan is being worked out for moon mission in future, after Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 had a hard landing. He said the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 is doing “very well” and all the payload operations have commenced. Asked if the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has a […]

ISRO's latest rocket science maths pains former officials

Chennai: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K.Sivan’s statement on Saturday that Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission was 98 per cent success has invited scorn many former senior officials of the space aggency. “In one week (success) percentage has increased by three per cent. By the unitary method, in another five days, the success rate […]

Chandrayaan-2 98% Successful, Next Is Gaganyaan: ISRO Chief K Sivan

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan on Friday expressed that the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 achieved 98 per cent of its objectives. Speaking to mediapersons at the Bhubaneswar airport, Sivan was happy to share that the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is doing very well. He also said that the National level committee consisting of academicians […]

Chandrayaan, Mars Mission Man Annadurai A Persona Non Grata At ISRO?

Chennai: Has Padma Shri M. Annadurai, former Director of the U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) and who was involved in India’s three inter-planetary missions, a persona non grata at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wonder serving and retired officials. At a time when several retired officials were present to witness the Vikram moon lander […]

Mathura's Famous 'Chhappan Bhog' Dedicated To ISRO, India's Moon Mission

Mathura: Mathura’s famous ‘Chhappan Bhog’ this year was dedicated to the ISRO and its future endeavours to explore the moon, an officer-bearer of the organising committee said on Friday. Over a lakh pilgrims were present on the occasion on Thursday, including ISRO scientist K Siddharth and his family, said Murari Agrawal, the founder-president of Sri […]

ISRO To Simulate Varied Scenarios To Find Why Vikram Failed

Chennai: The Indian space agency will simulate various scenarios, including what it has not done and what it had assumed, to arrive the probable cause of its moon lander Vikram hitting the lunar surface after veering away from its plotted path and losing communication link with ground stations, a retired senior ISRO official said. Early […]

'15 Mins Of Terror' Is Disservice To Science: Scientist

Chennai: Even as serious attempts are being made by Indian space agency to establish communication link with its moon lander Vikram that crashed on to the lunar surface, a Senior Advisor in ISRO has explained in simple terms the landers planned operations. According to Tapan Misra, Senior Advisor to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) […]

NASA Joins ISRO To Track Vikram 'Calling Home'

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is continuing its attempt to reach out to India’s moon lander sending communication signals with its Deep Space Network (DSN), said officials. It is also reported the American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is sending radio signals to Vikram. “Attempts are […]

ISRO Gets Visitors From NASA, Caltech Post Chandrayan-2

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said officials of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) visited its headquarters and met its Chairman K.Sivan. In a statement ISRO said: “Professor David Tirrell, Provost of California Institute of Technology, USA visited ISRO […]

ISRO Will Fix Moon Lander Problem: Nobel Laureate Haroche

Mohali (Punjab): Science poses surprises – sometimes failures and sometimes successes, according to Nobel laureate Serge Haroche, who said on Wednesday that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists will certainly try to fix the problem with India’s first moon lander. “I don’t know what happened with this (moon lander Vikram) but they will certainly try […]

ISRO Racing Against Time To Salvage Lander-Rover Part Of Chandrayaan-2 Mission

Bengaluru: ISRO is racing against time to spring ‘Vikram’ back to life and salvage the lander-rover part of the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The lander Vikram, with rover ‘Pragyan’ tucked inside it, lost communication with the ground-stations during its final descent, just 2.1 kms above the lunar surface, minutes before the planned soft-landing in the early hours […]