SPOT 6

  • ISRO's PSLV mission: heaviest foreign satellite put in orbit by India September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Sunday's launch of Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO's) 100th mission involved the PSLV-C21 launcher putting SPOT 6, a French Earth Observation Satellite weighing 712 kg, in orbit. This makes it the heaviest foreign satellite that ISRO has put in orbit, a unique feat to complement a century of...
  • ISRO scores a century; 50 years of success September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Making history in its space odyssey, India on Sunday successfully launched its 100th mission with its workhorse PSLV-C21 placing in orbit two foreign satellites in a flawless flight from the spaceport in Sriharikota. The third wholly commercial launch with no Indian satellite was a textbook mission as ISRO's Polar...
  • ISRO's 100th mission sent, PM witnesses event September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The hundredth space mission programme of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) took off on Sunday at 9.51 am from the space centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The historic milestone comes in the form of two foreign satellites that will be put in orbit by ISRO's workhorse PSLV rocket. Prime...