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In April, India likely to have sky eye GISAT-1 in geostationary orbit

In April, India likely to have sky eye GISAT-1 in geostationary orbit

🕔04:10, 27.Mar 2021

Chennai, March 27  The launch of India’s first Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) to be placed in geostationary orbit will happen sometime during the first or second week of April, said K. Sivan, Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman, Indian Space

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BHEL supplies 100th Space Grade Battery to ISRO

BHEL supplies 100th Space Grade Battery to ISRO

🕔18:33, 19.Mar 2021

Bengaluru, March 19: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved the unique milestone of supplying its 100th battery to ISRO for its very important and critical mission, Chandrayaan 3. Over the last 16 years, BHEL has been supplying batteries to ISRO

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India to expand space ties with Italy: ISRO

India to expand space ties with Italy: ISRO

🕔20:59, 4.Mar 2021

Bengaluru, March 4  India has agreed to expand space cooperation with Italy by tapping opportunities in earth observation, space science, robotic and human exploration, the state-run Indian space agency said on Thursday. “At a bilateral meeting in virtual mode with

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PSLV rocket puts Brazil, US & Indian satellites into orbit

PSLV rocket puts Brazil, US & Indian satellites into orbit

🕔07:12, 1.Mar 2021

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) March 01 India on Sunday morning successfully placed into orbit 19 satellites including Brazil’s earth observation satellite Amazonia-1-the primary passenger-in a text book style. The multiple satellite launch space mission that lasted just under two hours was one

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ISRO to board merchandise market with its assets

ISRO to board merchandise market with its assets

🕔13:14, 19.Jan 2021

Chennai, Jan 19  India’s space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has boarded the merchandise market with its logos and other assets. According to ISRO, it has been approached for themes by several agencies interested in creating customised articles and

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ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs

ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs

🕔16:18, 12.Jan 2021

Chennai, Jan 12 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has adopted 45 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in the first phase out of the total 100 labs. According to ISRO, the decision was announced by Department of Space (DOS), Atal Innovation Mission and

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Reusable rockets, satellite constellation for broadband in ISRO’s 10-year plan

Reusable rockets, satellite constellation for broadband in ISRO’s 10-year plan

🕔13:11, 2.Jan 2021

Chennai, Jan 2  Stepping into 2021, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has chalked out its decadal plan which includes development of a heavy lift rocket, reusable satellite launch vehicle, semi-cryogenic engine, and others, said a top official. In the

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Brazilian satellite to be orbited by Indian rocket reaches Chennai

Brazilian satellite to be orbited by Indian rocket reaches Chennai

🕔15:51, 31.Dec 2020

Chennai, Dec 31  Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1, slated to be put into orbit by Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), has landed here on an Emirates SkyCargo flight, it was announced on Wednesday. In a statement,

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ISRO to set up UP regional centre at IIT-BHU

ISRO to set up UP regional centre at IIT-BHU

🕔19:19, 24.Dec 2020

Varanasi, Dec 24 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will set up its Regional Academic Centre for Space (RAC-S) at IIT-BHU here. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed virtually between IIT-BHU and ISRO which will pave the way

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ISRO to ring in 2021 with commercial launch

ISRO to ring in 2021 with commercial launch

🕔12:56, 18.Dec 2020

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 17  The first quarter of 2021 will see Indian space agency’s till ringing with the commercial launch of Brazilian satellite Amazonia as well as three Indian satellites, said a top official. “End of February or early

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India puts into orbit its 42nd communication satellite

India puts into orbit its 42nd communication satellite

🕔19:21, 17.Dec 2020

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 17  India on Thursday successfully placed its 42nd communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) in the geosynchronous transfer orbit in a textbook style. India’s brand new communication satellite CMS-01 with a life span of seven years will

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ISRO plans to launch new rocket before Dec 2020

ISRO plans to launch new rocket before Dec 2020

🕔15:58, 6.Oct 2020

Chennai, Oct 6  The Indian space agency is working towards launching its new rocket ‘Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV)’ before December 2020, said a senior official. He also said necessary tests to check its biggest motor — booster motor fired

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ISRO gearing up for rocket launches with Virtual Launch Control Centre

ISRO gearing up for rocket launches with Virtual Launch Control Centre

🕔07:17, 6.Oct 2020

Chennai, Oct 6  Trying to make up for lost time due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian space agency is gearing up for three quick rocket launches carrying domestic and foreign satellites, said a senior official. The Indian space agency

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India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

🕔15:13, 18.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 18  India has four fully built satellites ready for launch and shipment to the rocket port out of the 12 that were built during 2019-2020, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). India realised 12

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ISRO cancels young scientists’ programme due to Covid

ISRO cancels young scientists’ programme due to Covid

🕔15:48, 28.Aug 2020

Bengaluru, Aug 28  The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) cancelled its Young Scientists programme (Yuvika 2020) for this year due to the surging coronavirus cases across the country, an official said on Friday. “Though the Yuvika programme was scheduled

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Bharti plans ground stations in India for OneWeb satellite signals

Bharti plans ground stations in India for OneWeb satellite signals

🕔07:20, 21.Aug 2020

Chennai, Aug 21  Bharti Enterprises hopes to set up a few ground stations in India to receive signals from the 648-satellite constellation owned by UK-based OneWeb and start offering its services in India, Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said on Thursday.

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ISRO checking space enthusiast’s claim of moon rover rolling on lunar surface

ISRO checking space enthusiast’s claim of moon rover rolling on lunar surface

🕔07:13, 3.Aug 2020

Chennai, Aug 3  Space enthusiast Shanmuga Subramanian, who found the debris of India’s moonlander Vikram, said on Saturday that Chandrayaan-2’s rover Pragyan seems to be intact on the moon’s surface and had rolled out a few metres from the lander.

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ISRO facilities to be free or at reasonable cost for pvt sector

ISRO facilities to be free or at reasonable cost for pvt sector

🕔18:15, 30.Jul 2020

Chennai, July 30  With the government deciding to encourage private sector participation in the space field, the Indian space agency has said its facilities will be offered free of cost or at a reasonable cost for carrying out various space

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Indian space sector locked down during the first half of 2020

Indian space sector locked down during the first half of 2020

🕔15:49, 10.Jul 2020

Chennai, July 10  What would have been an insipid first half of the calendar year 2020 for the Indian space agency turned a bit interesting towards the end, with the government announcing its decision to open up the sector to

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20 ISRO officials to go into isolation as trainee Covid positive

20 ISRO officials to go into isolation as trainee Covid positive

🕔07:44, 3.Jul 2020

Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 As many as 20 officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) here were on Thursday asked to go into isolation after a young trainee was found to be Covid positive. Having found out the trainee had visited

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