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Tag: K Sivan

India To Offer GSLV Rockets For Global Satellite Launch Market

Chennai: India will get into the global communication satellite launch market with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket after 2022-23, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), K. Sivan said. “Enquiries from third parties are being received for satellite launch using GSLV rockets. The rocket can be used for launch of multiple satellites. […]

In April, India Likely To Have Sky Eye GISAT-1 In Geostationary Orbit

Chennai: The launch of India’s first Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) to be placed in geostationary orbit will happen sometime during the first or second week of April, said K. Sivan, Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Speaking to IANS Sivan said: “The GISAT-1 launch slated for March 28 got slightly […]

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 […]

Definitely, ISRO Chief On Vikram Lander's Second Landing

New Delhi: Determined to get Vikram lander on moons south pole, the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) chief, Kailasavadivoo Sivan on Saturday weighed in on the second landing attempt of Vikram lander on Moons south pole, after the first could not find success. Replying to media’s query if that if the ISRO would attempt another landing […]

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 […]

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 […]

ISRO Chairman K Sivan To Attend IIT-Bhubaneswar Convocation

Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr K Sivan is scheduled to attend the 8th convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Sivan will address the students of IIT, Bhubaneswar in the community centre of the institute at Argul, Jatni. He will attend the function as the chief guest, […]

ISRO, Not Losing Hope, Continues To Make All-Out Efforts To Restore Link With Lander 'Vikram'

Bengaluru: Not losing hope, the Indian Space Research Organisation continued to make all-out efforts to establish link with Chandrayaan-2’s ‘Vikram’ lander, now lying on the lunar surface after a hard-landing. Vikram, with rover ‘Pragyan’ housed inside it, hit the lunar surface after communication with the ground-stations was lost during its final descent, just 2.1 km […]

Vikram Lander Located On Lunar Surface, Says ISRO Chief

Bengaluru: The Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module has been located on the Lunar surface and it must have been a hard-landing, ISRO chairman K Sivan said Sunday. “Yes, we have located the lander on the Lunar surface. It must have been a hard-landing,” Sivan told PTI. Asked if the lander was ‘damaged’ during the ‘hard-landing,’ he said, […]

Twitterati Slam Pak Users For Trolling Chandrayaan-2 Mission

New Delhi: Twitterati on Saturday came hard on trolls coming from Pakistan after communication with the Vikram lander was lost while it was descending to the moon’s South Pole. Announcing loss of the communication link, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said that the performance of the lander was as per the plan […]

India To Launch Cartosat-3 Satellite In Oct/Nov

Chennai: India will launch its advanced cartography satellite, Cartosat-3, towards the end of October or early November, said K.Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). “The next launch will be cartography satellite Cartosat-3. The launch will be towards the end of October or early November this year,” Sivan told IANS. He said Cartosat-3 will be […]

It Was A Tense 30 Minutes: ISRO Chairman Sivan

Chennai: The insertion of India’s spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, into the lunar orbit was a tense 30 minute operation, said ISRO Chairman K. Sivan. “It was tense 30 minute operation. The tension and anxiety kept on building as the clock ticked. It was a great relief and joy when the Chandrayaan-2 was put into […]

India to launch first solar mission in 2020

New Delhi: India is to launch Aditya-L1, its first mission to study the sun, in 2020, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday. “The aim of the mission is to keep a permanent eye on the sun without any disturbance. Aditya-L1 is meant to observe the solar corona,” Sivan told media […]

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission to cost Rs 800 crore

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 […]

'Rocket man' K. Sivan appointed new ISRO chief 

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 […]