Satellite Launch Vehicles

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

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  • 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 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...