ISRO

  • ISRO espionage case: HC set asides single judge's order Yesterday

    Kochi: A division bench of Kerala High Court on Wednesday set aside a single bench judgement directing action against former DGP Siby Mathews and other police officials who were part of a Special Investigation Team, that had probed the ISRO espionage, case for their alleged lapses. ...
  • MOM views Mars albedo; will help study its surface properties 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: India's Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study it surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Tuesday. "The map presented here shows the surface reflectance of Mars as viewed at 1.65 micron from the reference channel of MSM (Methane Sensor...
  • ISRO pays tribute to RK Laxman, tweets his last cartoon on Mangalyaan January 27, 2015

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday paid tribute to legendary cartoonist RK Laxman by tweeting his last cartoon on Magalyaan. Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. In a tweet, ISRO said, "Tribute to...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: ISRO programme director M Annadurai speaks about Mangalyaan; Indian human spaceflight programme January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: With a stiff black mustache and thick glasses, M Annadurai has a severe academic quality about him. It is only when he smiles that we realise that behind the pedantic appearance, Annadurai has a warm, engaging demeanor. The programme director of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Annadurai was...
  • Working with Centre to serve high expectations of the nation: ISRO January 19, 2015

    ISRO Chief AS Kiran Kumar said that they are working with all the 83 departments of Government of India to find out how the space technologies can be used by them. ...
  • India's Mars Orbiter team wins 2015 Space Pioneer Award January 13, 2015

    Chennai: India's Mars Orbiter programme team has won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category from the US based National Space Society (NSS), the society said. In a statement issued in Washington Monday, the NSS said its 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category...
  • AS Kiran Kumar appointed as new ISRO chief January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: AS Kiran Kumar on Monday was appointed as the new Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief. He was the director of Satellite Application Centre and joined ISRO in 1975. He was also behind the success of India's Mars Orbiter Mission which entered the Martian orbit on September 24. Kumar has...
  • ISRO gears up to launch IRNSS 1D January 6, 2015

    Chennai: After completing an eventful year, Indian Space Research Organisation is gearing up for some satellite launches this year, with the IRNSS 1D being the first, which would put in place India's own navigation system on par with the Global Positioning System of the US. "The launch campaign for IRNSS...
  • India's Mars mission hits a century, completes 100 days in Martian orbit January 1, 2015

    Bengaluru: India's Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 on Thursday, space agency officials said. The Mars Orbiter was inserted in Martian orbit Sep 24, 2014 is in good health, said officials of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Mars Orbiter has sent different...
  • K Radhakrishnan retires leaving ISRO at its 'most glorified pedestal ever' December 31, 2014

    Bengaluru: Spearheading Indian Space Research Organisation triumphantly through several milestones, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan retired on Wednesday carrying the crowning glory of the much-hailed India's mission to Mars. Indian space scientists bid a 'sombre' farewell describing Radhakrishnan an "iconic leader" as his exit left the space agency at...
  • ISRO's unmanned crew module reaches Chennai December 21, 2014

    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 December 19, 2014

    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 December 19, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • PM Modi leads in retweets, BigB has largest following in India December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the list of retweets with his election winning post on Twitter being shared by over 70,515 people on the micro-blogging site. "India has won! Bharat ki vijay! Achhe din aane wale hai" remains the most retweeted tweet on Twitter till date from India. Following...
  • 2nd orbit raising manoeuvre of GSAT-16 performed December 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: The second orbit raising manoeuvre of the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 was successfully performed on Tuesday, Indian Space Research Organisation said. "The second orbit raising operation of GSAT-16 is successfully completed by firing the Apogee Motor for 2203 seconds, at 13:05 PM (IST)," ISRO said on its website. A...
  • PM Modi lauds scientists for successful launch of GSAT-16 December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed scientists for the successful launch of GSAT-16 communication satellite, saying it will become a major asset for the country's space programme. "Kudos to our scientists for the successful launch of GSAT-16. The communication satellite will become a major asset for our space...
  • India's communication satellite GSAT-16 launched successfully December 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: After its launch was deferred twice due to bad weather, India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 was placed in orbit by Ariane 5 rocket in the early hours on Sunday from the space port of Kourou in French Guiana. The European launcher blasted off at 2:10 AM (IST) and hurled the...
  • GSAT-16 satellite set to be launched on Sunday December 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: After being deferred twice,India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 will be launched on Sunday from the space port of Kourou, French Guiana, Indian Space Research Organisation said. "GSAT-16 launch is rescheduled on early morning of Dec 07 at 02:10 hrs (IST) from French Guiana," ISRO said on its website. Hit...
  • GSAT-16 rescheduled for launch on Saturday December 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 will be launched early on Saturday from Kourou in French Guiana after it was deferred due to inclement weather at the launch base, ISRO said on Friday. "Launch is rescheduled on early morning of Dec 06, at 02:09 hrs (IST) from French Guiana," Indian Space...
  • GSAT-16 launch deferred due to inclement weather in Kourou December 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 in the early hours on Friday by Arianespace rocket from Kourou in French Guiana was deferred due to inclement weather at the launch base, ISRO announced on Thursday night. GSAT-16, designed to augment the national space capacity in...