SRIHARIKOTA

  • ISRO's unmanned crew module reaches Chennai 6 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ISRO launches IRNSS 1C satellite, India closer to its own navigation system October 16, 2014

    Sriharikota: India successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO's PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport here at 1.32 am on Thursday, moving a step closer to setting up the country's own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. IRNSS 1C is the third of the...
  • Countdown for IRNSS 1C launch commences at Sriharikota October 13, 2014

    Chennai: The 67-hour countdown for the launch of India's navigation satellite IRNSS 1C, the third of seven satellites in the series to put in place India's navigation system on par with US' Global Positioning System, on board PSLV C 26 began on Monday at the spaceport of Sriharikota. Following the clearance...
  • India's Mars triumph: Chat with experts September 24, 2014

    Space exploration is the cutting edge of technology and on September 24, 2014 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) made a landmark by successfully placing its first Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan in the red planet's orbit in its maiden attempt while its more famous counterparts from the USA, Europe...
  • Mangalyaan's entry into Mars orbit: As it happened September 24, 2014

    India's Mars Orbiter Mission, popularly known as Mangalyaan, has entered the Martian orbit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present at the ISRO headquarters to witness the historic event, so was Union Minister Jitendra Singh. Mangalyaan is primarily a technological mission and it has been configured to carry out observation of physical...
  • India's Mars mission to reach its destination next week September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Mars mission is in the final lap. The elated scientists at the ISRO say the Mars orbiter launched in November 2013, is all set for its date to actually reach the red planet on September 24. It was one of India's proud moments, as...
  • India's Mars Mission to enter planet's orbit on September 24, ISRO uploads commands September 15, 2014

    Bangalore: Indian Space Research Organisation on Sunday said that commands required by the Mars Orbiter Mission to enter the planet's orbit have been uploaded. It said that the process will take almost 13 hours to complete and the orbiter is expected to enter the Mars orbit on September 24. Scientists will...
  • Mars Mission: Mangalyaan on course, says ISRO chief Radhakrishnan August 12, 2014

    Chennai: India's first interplanetary mission to Mars "Mangalyaan" was on its course and the orbiter would reach the Martian orbit on September 24, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday. "The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is on course and as per plan it would reach the orbit...
  • 'We have done a lot but yeh dil maange more': Top 10 quotes from Narendra Modi at the PSLV C23 rocket launch at Sriharikota June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous PSLV C23 rocket is carrying five satellites, including the French Earth observation...
  • PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO for PSLV C23 launch, asks scientists to develop a SAARC satellite June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the PSLV C23 launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. A thrilled Modi congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation scientists and thanked them for giving him the opportunity to witness the launch in person. Speaking after the launch of the five foreign satellites,...
  • Global endorsement of India's space capability: Modi June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: This is a "global endorsement of India's space capability", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. Modi said: "Congratulations to everybody." "I feel specially privileged to witness this event in person," said Modi who clapped as the Polar Satellite Launch...
  • The cost of our Mars mission is cheaper than the Hollywood movie 'Gravity': Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells scientists June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota and said India's Mars mission is cheaper than the hit Hollywood movie 'Gravity'. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous...
  • ISRO launches PSLVC23 from Sriharikota with 5 foreign satellites June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched the Polar Satellite Launch VehicleC23 rocket at 9:52 am with five foreign satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. A few minutes after the launch PSLVC23 rocket placed all five satellites on intended orbit around Earth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived...
  • ISRO to launch PSLV C23 with 5 foreign satellites today June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday as last minute preparations are in full swing for the launch of the PSLV C23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLVC23 rocket will be carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. Among the audience will...
  • Prime Minister Modi lands in Chennai en route to Sriharikota June 29, 2014

    Chennai: In his first trip to the south after he assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Sunday on a special aircraft en route to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO's PSLV C23 rocket. The Prime Minister's special aircraft landed after a delay of 40 minutes following bad...
  • PSLV C23 launch cleared; 49hour countdown begins on Saturday June 27, 2014

    Chennai: A 49hour countdown for the June 30 launch of PSLV C23 carrying French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT7 and four copassenger spacecraft from the spaceport of Sriharikota will begin at 8.52 AM on Saturday. The Launch Authorisation Board (LAB), which met Friday at Sriharikota, cleared the launch, paving the way for...
  • Mars mission: Mangalyaan successfully completes 100 days in space on Wednesday February 11, 2014

    Bangalore: India's first inter-planetary probe Mars Orbiter Spacecraft will be completing 100 days in space on Wednesday in its voyage towards the red planet. The health of the spacecraft, launched by the country's workhorse rocket PSLV-C25 on November 5 last from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Indian Mars Orbiter readies to leave earth November 30, 2013

    India's Orbiter to Mars prepares to part with mother earth soon after Saturday midnight and begin its long journey to the distant red planet coasting through the cosmos for almost 10 months, a scientist said on Friday. "The Orbiter is steadily climbing towards its last apogee (farthest from earth) pass in...