Satellite Launches

  • Indian rocket carrying navigation satellite blasts off 04-04-2014 06:43 PM

    An Indian rocket carrying the country's second navigation satellite - IRNSS-1B - on Friday blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotain Andhra Pradesh. Exactly at 5.14 p.m., the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C24 (PSLV-C24) standing around 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes - tore...
  • Remember the climate change satellite Shah Rukh Khan was working on in Swades? NASA actually launched it this morning 28-02-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: It's been a decade since Shah Rukh Khan's 'Swades' hit the screens and his character Mohan Bhargava, a project manager at Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory with NASA hit the right chord with the audiences. In 'Swades', Shah Rukh worked with a department called GPM which is...
  • Countdown for India's Mars Orbiter Mission begins 03-11-2013 07:12 PM

    The countdown for the India's ambitious Rs 430-crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) began on Sunday 6.08 am at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, a space agency official said. The countdown to the flight of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25) will be for 56.30 hours which is expected...
  • AP: GSLV-D5 set to be launched from Sriharikota today 19-08-2013 07:43 AM

    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...
  • India plans string of satellite launches 02-07-2013 12:20 PM

    Sriharikota: The Indian space agency has lined up a string of launches, including the silver jubilee flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C25 (PSLV-C25) carrying the Mars orbiter, a top official said. "The Mars mission will be anytime after October 21 this year," Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K...
  • Dedicated navigation satellite to be launched on Monday 30-06-2013 11:55 PM

    Chennai: India's first dedicated navigation satellite IRNSS-1A will be launched onboard PSLV-C22 around midnight on Monday from the spaceport of Sriharikota with the mission countdown progressing smoothly. ISRO's workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is scheduled to blast off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, about 80 km...
  • ISRO to launch PSLV 'SARAL' today 25-02-2013 10:42 AM

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  • ISRO planning 10 space missions in 2013 13-12-2012 01:39 AM

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  • China launches PakSat-1R satellite for Pakistan 12-08-2011 02:16 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's PakSat-1R geostationary communications satellite was on Thursday launched into space by a Chinese rocket from a site in southwest China. The satellite was carried into space by a Long March-3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province late on Thursday. PakSat-1R was built by scientists and...
  • China poised to launch first satellite for Pak 10-08-2011 02:19 PM

    Beijing: For the first time, China will be launching a communication satellite for close ally Pakistan, a move that will mark "a new beginning" in bilateral space collaboration. The satellite named PAKSAT-1R will be launched at an "appropriate time" in the coming days; state-run Xinhua news agency quoted an unnamed...
  • ISRO's first launch in 2011: PSLV C 16 20-04-2011 07:10 AM

    ISRO will launch Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C 16 - a remote sensing satellite into space on Wednesday. ...
  • ISRO to launch three satellite in Q1 of 2011 17-01-2011 04:49 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which had a recent setback with the failure of its latest communication satellite GSAT-5P, is planning three major satellite launches in the first quarter of this year. 'Resourcesat-2', an advanced remote sensing satellite, 'Youthsat', a participatory scientific mission with payloads from both Russia and...
  • GSAT-5P launch fails due to altitude error 25-12-2010 07:00 PM

    ISRO Chairman, K Radhakrishnan states the reasons for the failure of GSAT-5P Satellite's launch. ...
  • 'Building satellite was a dream come true' 12-07-2010 10:23 PM

    Students who built the StudSat say designing the satellite was the toughest part of their work. ...
  • A satellite for students, made by students 12-07-2010 10:01 PM

    The StudSat, which was carried to the space by PSLV on Monday, has been built by engineering students. ...
  • ISRO sets record, launches 10 satellites in one go 28-04-2008 11:22 PM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels Sachin Tendulkar should bid adieu to the one-dayers in order to make things easier for the selectors. Akram believed no matter how badly the champion batsman performs, Indian selectors cannot dare to drop him. I feel Tendulkar should leave one-dayers and concentrate...
  • ISRO puts India into elite space club 23-04-2007 10:29 PM

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  • INSAT-4B successfully launched 12-03-2007 09:07 AM

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  • Launch of INSAT-4B postponed 11-03-2007 09:43 AM

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