GSLV

  • ISRO's unmanned crew module reaches Chennai 4 days ago

    Chennai: Three days after it was recovered from sea, ISRO's unmanned crew module was brought to Kamarajar Port at Ennore near here on board a Coast Guard ship. Coast Guard ship ICGS Samudra Paheredar brought the three-tonne weighing crew module to the port and it was later shipped to Satish Dhawan...
  • Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea 1 week ago

    Chennai: Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely descended in the Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A...
  • Watch: ISRO tests its heaviest space launch vehicle GSLV Mark-III 1 week ago

    India's space agency successfully tested on Thursday its most powerful satellite launch vehicle that can put heavier payloads into space, and, it hopes, win India a bigger slice of the $300 billion global space industry. ...
  • ISRO tests its heaviest space launch vehicle GSLV Mark-III, eyes global market December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India's space agency successfully tested on Thursday its most powerful satellite launch vehicle that can put heavier payloads into space, and, it hopes, win India a bigger slice of the $300 billion global space industry. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) also checked the working of an unmanned crew...
  • Lok Sabha compliments ISRO scientists for the successful launch of GSLV Mark-III December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Thursday complimented scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch of the country's heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III from Sriharikota. "This launch has placed India in the group of select nations who possess the industrial capabilities of carrying out such complicated...
  • Pranab Mukherjee hails ISRO for 'landmark' GSLV-Mark III launch December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday congratulated ISRO for its push in the direction of manned space missions with the successful launch of the GSLV-Mark III rocket as he hailed the feat as an "important landmark" in India's space programme. In his message to ISRO Chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan, the...
  • List of launches made by ISRO on GSLV December 18, 2014

    Sriharikota: With an eye on manned space missions, ISRO on Thursday successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle, GSLV Mark-III, blasted off from Sriharikota. GSLV Mark-III launch is significant as it had a Crew module Atmospheric Re-Entry Experiment (CARE) mission. This is basically a...
  • ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest rocket GSLV-3, paves way for manned space mission December 18, 2014

    Sriharikota: The Indian space Research Organisation successfully launched India's heaviest rocket - the GSLV-3 from Sriharikota on Thursday, as its next step towards putting a man in space. The operation continued for approximately 20 minutes with the capsule safely splashing down into Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands....
  • Watch: Live webcast of ISRO GSLV Mark-III launch December 18, 2014

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian space Research Organisation as it takes its next step towards putting a man in space. India's heaviest rocket, the GSLV-3, is expected to blast off at 9:30 am from Sriharikota on Thursday. ...
  • India's manned space programme gets a boost, ISRO to test advanced version of GSLV today December 18, 2014

    Bengaluru: It is a big day for the Indian space Research Organisation as it takes its next step towards putting a man in space. India's heaviest rocket, the GSLV-3, is expected to blast off at 9:30 am from Sriharikota on Thursday. The launch is also significant as it takes with...
  • ISRO's big launch of GSLV Mark3 on Thursday decides India's man mission to space December 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: After its successful Mars mission popularly known as Mangalyaan, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is taking its next steps to put a man in space. The countdown for India's heaviest rocket yet has begun at ISRO's Sriharikota launch pad, from where the GSLV Mark3 rocket will blast off...
  • Countdown for GSLV Mk 3 mission commences December 17, 2014

    Chennai: The 24-and-a-half hour countdown for India's maiden experimental launch of latest generation vehicle GSLV Mk III, also carrying the 'Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment (CARE), began at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, on Wednesday. "The 24 and a half hour countdown for the mission has commenced at 9...
  • GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December October 30, 2014

    Bangalore: The experimental mission of India's Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is expected to be launched in the first half of December. "Certain reviews are going on at the moment, we expect by December first half we should be able to have the launch," Indian Space Research Organisation...
  • GSLV Mk III launch within 45 days: ISRO Chairman October 16, 2014

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): The launch of GSLV Mark III -- one of Indian Space Research Organisation's biggest project this year -- was likely within 45 days, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan said. Addressing from the Mission Control Room after the successful launch of IRNSS 1C, he said the next launch was the...
  • GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist September 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan on Saturday said. "The GSLV Mark III, scheduled to be launched in November first week, will carry...
  • ISRO mulls developing higher capability communication satellites August 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: ISRO is planning to develop communication satellites in higher frequency bands and power and data handling capacity in the range of 100 Gigabits per second to meet the growing demands of broadband internet and rural telecom connectivity, ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said on Sunday. Radhakrishnan also said that the premier...
  • ISRO's indigenous cryogenic engine a success, GSLVD5 launches GSAT14 January 5, 2014

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday successfully launched India's heavy rocket GSLVD5 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 GSLVD5 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 GSLVD5 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...
  • 29hour countdown begins for launch of ISRO's GSLVD5 January 4, 2014

    The 29hour countdown for the launch of ISRO's rejuvenated Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLVD5) commenced at 11.18 AM on Saturday at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. "The 29hour countdown for tomorrow's launch at 4.18 PM of GSLVD5 carrying 1,980 kg GSAT14 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 heavyduty rocket the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) that would carry communication satellite GSAT14 is set to begin Jan 4 morning, said a space agency official on Thursday. "The 29hour 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 GSLVD5 launch put on hold August 19, 2013

    Sriharikota: The launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch VehicleD5 (GSLVD5) 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 GSLVD5 was carrying communications satellite GSAT14 and was to be launched from...
  • AP: GSLVD5 set to be launched from Sriharikota today August 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: The countdown has begun for the crucial launch of India's GSLVD5 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 GSAT14 and is powered by indigenous cryogenic engines which is being tested after a...
  • 29hour countdown begins for GSLVD5 launch August 18, 2013

    A 29hour countdown began on Sunday for the crucial launch of India's GSLVD5, powered by indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine which is being tested after a failed attempt over three years ago and carrying communication satellite GSAT14, from Sriharikota spaceport. The rocket carrying the 1,982kg 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 indigenouslydeveloped 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...
  • GSLVMk 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 midair. 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...