GSLV

  • ISRO's indigenous cryogenic engine a success, GSLV-D5 launches GSAT-14 January 5, 2014

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday successfully launched India's heavy rocket GSLV-D5 with an indigenous cryogenic engine from the spaceport at Sriharikota, near Chennai. The rocket cost Rs 173 crore and satellite costs Rs 45 crore. The total weight is around 415 tonnes and the mission costs around...
  • ISRO to launch GSLV-D5 today January 5, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch the GSLV D5 with an indigenous cryogenic engine from the spaceport at Sriharikota, near Chennai on Sunday evening. ...
  • After two failures, ISRO to launch GSLV-D5 today January 5, 2014

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch the GSLV D5 with an indigenous cryogenic engine from the spaceport at Sriharikota, near Chennai on Sunday evening. With two failures and an aborted launch, scientists are anxious about the fate of the mission. Its success is also necessary for India's...
  • 29-hour countdown begins for launch of ISRO's GSLV-D5 January 4, 2014

    The 29-hour countdown for the launch of ISRO's rejuvenated Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5) commenced at 11.18 AM on Saturday at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. "The 29-hour countdown for tomorrow's launch at 4.18 PM of GSLV-D5 carrying 1,980 kg GSAT-14 communication satellite commenced as planned and is progressing smoothly,"...
  • Countdown for India's GSLV rocket to begin Jan 4 January 2, 2014

    The countdown for the launch of India's heavy-duty rocket - the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) - that would carry communication satellite GSAT-14 is set to begin Jan 4 morning, said a space agency official on Thursday. "The 29-hour countdown for the GSLV launch is expected to commence around 11.20 a.m....
  • ISRO's GSLV D5 launch in early January 2014 December 3, 2013

    Chennai: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday announced that the launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV D5, which was called off at the 11th hour on August 19 due to a fuel leak in its second stage, is likely in the first week of January 2014. "After carrying out...
  • ISRO's GSLV-D5 launch put on hold August 19, 2013

    Sriharikota: The launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-D5 (GSLV-D5) has been put on hold by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) because of a technical problem in the cryogenic engine which led to a fuel leak. The GSLV-D5 was carrying communications satellite GSAT-14 and was to be launched from...
  • AP: GSLV-D5 set to be launched from Sriharikota today August 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: The countdown has begun for the crucial launch of India's GSLV-D5 on Monday. The launch will take place at 4:50 pm from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. The GSLV will carry a communications satellite GSAT-14 and is powered by indigenous cryogenic engines which is being tested after a...
  • 29-hour countdown begins for GSLV-D5 launch August 18, 2013

    A 29-hour countdown began on Sunday for the crucial launch of India's GSLV-D5, powered by indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine-- which is being tested after a failed attempt over three years ago-- and carrying communication satellite GSAT-14, from Sriharikota spaceport. The rocket carrying the 1,982-kg satellite would be launched at 4.50...
  • ISRO rocket launch on Monday with indigenous cryogenic engine August 17, 2013

    Chennai: In a month marked by key advances in indigenously-developed technology, India's space agency will also test its mettle with a crucial rocket, powered by a cryogenic engine built in the country, slated to blast off Monday. The countdown for the flight of the heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) is...
  • GSLV-Mk III experimental flight next year: ISRO April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: India plans to launch a next generation rocket to put heavier satellites and more astronauts into outer space within a year, a top official said on Wednesday. "The first experimental flight of the GSLV Mark III will take place one year from now," K Radhakrishnan, Chairman, Indian Space...
  • ISRO row: 'Narasimha's resignation disturbing' February 24, 2012

    Bangalore: Former ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair on Friday termed as "very disturbing" the Top aerospace scientist Roddam Narasimha quitting as member of the Space Commission where he was serving for more than two decades, and slammed the Department for being "insensitive". "It's a very disturbing news and it's very unfortunate",...
  • A year of satisfactory space missions for ISRO December 26, 2011

    Chennai: Nine satellite launches, a policy for managing remote sensing data and commissioning of the country's fastest supercomputer - India's space agency can look back at 2011 with a fair sense of satisfaction, though the scrapping of a controversial spectrum deal with a private company remains a blemish on its...
  • GSLV failure a blow to ISRO's space ambitions? December 26, 2010

    New Delhi: India's space programme suffered a serious setback on Saturday evening when a Communication Satellite launched from Sriharikota exploded mid-air. It was the second satellite failure in six months. Scientists are divided, but the bigger worry is: What will happen to India's moon mission? The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle was...
  • Former ISRO chief on reasons for launch failure December 26, 2010

    Former Chairman of ISRO, Dr K Kasturirangan talks about the possible reasons for launch vehicle failures in India. ...
  • GSAT-5P's launch vehicle explodes mid-air January 7, 2011

    Sriharikota: In a huge setback for India's space ambitions, the launch of the communications satellite being carried by the GSLV failed. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle soared in the sky along with the hopes of ISRO's brightest. But 47 seconds later hope turned into horror as the onboard computer lost...
  • ISRO rocket explodes, GSAT-5P launch fails December 25, 2010

    Sriharikota: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) suffered a major setback on Saturday when the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F06 launch vehicle failed to put communication satellite GSAT-5P in orbit. GSLV-F06, powered by Russian cryogenic engine, lifted off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 4:04...
  • Countdown begins for PSLV-C 15 launch July 10, 2010

    Chennai: The over 50-hour count down for the 17th flight launch of ISRO'S Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C 15 from Sriharikota spaceport began on Saturday. The countdown for the launch from Satish Dhawan Space Centre scheduled at 9.22 am on Monday, began at 6.52 am on Saturday, ISRO officials said. "The...
  • GSLV engine ignited for a second: Scientists April 18, 2010

    Thiruvananthapuram: A team of Indian space scientists has established that the indigenously built cryogenic engine had ignited for a second during the failed GSLV mission on Thursday. "This took place for a second and then the fuel supply to power turbo got blocked. The (Indian Space Research Organisation) chairman and we...
  • India made cryo engine fails maiden test April 15, 2010

    The Indian Space Research Organisation tried to launch India's own cryogenic technology enabled shuttle GSLV-3. The operation failed in the 3rd stage...If successful India could have joined a select group of 5 countries with this technology..We now have to wait another year to see if we can do it...
  • ISRO all set to launch GSLV D-3 April 15, 2010

    After the success of mission Chandrayaan, ISRO is all set for another breakthrough. On April 15, the space agency will be launching a GSLV that will be powered by an indigenous cryogenic engine. ...
  • Indian cryogenic engine to launch GSLV-D3 today April 15, 2010

    Sriharikota: Scientists were on Thursday getting ready to launch an Indian-designed and built cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite into space. The filling of liquid fuel that will power the third stage of the 50-metre tall, 416-tonne Indian rocket to inject the satellite in geo-synchronous orbit is expected...
  • Now, ISRO set to launch GSLV April 8, 2010

    Bangalore: After the success of mission Chandrayaan, ISRO to launch a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) - that will be powered by an indigenous cryogenic engine on April 15. With the launch India would join an elite club of countries that have this sophisticated technology. The cryogenic engines are more...
  • GSLV-FO4 gives a thrilling lift to India's space ambitions September 3, 2007

    New Delhi: After a series of delays, India's GSLV-FO4 began its journey with a bang. It finally took off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 1821 hours IST. INSAT-4CR, the third in the INSAT-4 series, and its GSLV carrier had a dicey day, but...
  • Communication satellite launched after snag, delays September 2, 2007

    Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh: India’s latest communication satellite Insat-4CR was launched into space at 1820 hrs IST on Sunday after two hours of delay and four reschedules. GSLV-FO4 (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle), the rocket carrying the satellite, was to be launched at 1621 hrs IST but was stopped three seconds before blast-off...
  • ISRO set to space-out another baby June 16, 2007

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Wednesday morning could see a new milestone for India's space programme, as the Indian Space Research Organisation gears up to launch the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. But amid the preparation for the launch, there is also a tragic reminder of the crash of the geo-stationary...