Chandrayaan Countdown

  • India's greatest achievements in space October 23, 2008

    New Delhi: India's first unmanned flight to the moon blasted off from Sriharikota, off the Andhra Pradesh coast, early morning on Wednesday. A 44metretall and 316tonne rocket called the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C11) carried the 1,380kg lunar orbiter Chandrayaan 1 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota...
  • India has made history: ISRO | US over the moon October 22, 2008

    Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh: The launch of Chandrayaan 1, Indias unmanned spacecraft to the moon was perfect, said the Indian Space Research Organisation minutes after liftoff from Sriharikota on Wednesday. "It is a historic moment as far as India is concerned. We have started our journey for the moon and the first...
  • Live TV: CNNIBN reports on Chandrayaan mission October 22, 2008

    Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh: Chandrayaan 1, Indias first unmanned moon mission, is ready for launch in Sriharikota, off the Andhra Pradesh coast. India, with the lunar mission, will join an elite group of nations with the knowhow to reach space and also flaunt its economic clout and scientific knowledge. The mission...
  • FACTBOX India's first unmanned mission to the moon October 22, 2008

    India will launch its first unmanned moon mission on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of rivals China and Japan, as it tries to show off its scientific knowhow and claim a bigger chunk of global space business. Here are some basic facts about the project: The unmanned rocket is...
  • Indian on moon? | Pics | Moon mission facts October 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Chandrayaan1, Indias first mission to the moon will blast off on Wednesday morning heralding a new era in the countrys space research. The entire scientific community is watch with great anticipation as India get ready for one of its biggest space mission ever. Former chairman of the Indian Space...
  • A world to win: India takes on rivals in space October 22, 2008

    New Delhi: India will follow in the footsteps of rivals China and Japan when it launches its first unmanned moon mission on Wednesday and shows off its scientific knowhow and claim a bigger chunk of the global space business. Chandrayaan1, a cuboid spacecraft built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
  • This man is India's eyes on the skies October 21, 2008

    Chennai: SK Shivakumar, 55, for 32 years has been the eyes and ears of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He has lost count of the number of satellites he has tracked, but he thinks he is nearing his half century. As the Director, ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network...