India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Monday July 13, 2015
After a hugely successful mission to Mars where India beat China in reaching the Red Planet's orbit, the Indian space agency ISRO is not sitting back on its laurels. It now seeks to foray more into the Solar System with missions being planned for exploring Venus, a revisit to Mars and trip to an asteroid.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
NASA has unveiled a boomerang-shaped aircraft that could be the first to take flight on Mars to look for potential landing sites for future manned mission to the red planet.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 27, 2015
The 1,340 kg spacecraft was under solar conjunction from June 8 when it went behind the sun and away from the earth due to solar eclipse.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
The country's low-cost Mars mission spacecraft that is in a rendezvous with the Red planet for an extended period has enough fuel for it to last "many years", Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman Kiran Kumar said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
In a technology that can bring down costs significantly of launching satellites, India will test reusable launch vehicle next month, the government today said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
The US National Space Society presented the award in recognition of accomplishing a Mars mission in the first attempt.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Starting today, the country's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with the red planet for an extended period will enter the "blackout" phase snapping communication with the satellite.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
NASA may be able to land astronauts on Mars cost-effectively by 2039 if the US space agency takes a stepwise approach that includes a manned trip to the red planet's moon Phobos, scientists say.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
NASA is testing a stationary car-sized Mars lander scheduled to launch in March 2016, that will be the first mission devoted to understanding the interior structure of the Red planet.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
InSight stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday April 26, 2015
In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at length of Saturday's devastating quake, which claimed over 2,400 lives in neighbouring Nepal and more than 60 lives in India.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 23, 2015
Former ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan has said India is the "role model" in the world in harnessing space research and explorations for the benefit of the common man.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Dr M Annadurai, who made major contributions in India's Mars and Moon missions, has assumed the office of Director, ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) in Bengaluru.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
India's famously frugal Mars mission has been extended by around six months thanks to a surplus of fuel on board the spacecraft, the country's space agency said.
Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Isro says that since there is fuel remaining, Mangalyaan's mission has been extended for another six months
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Tuesday March 24, 2015
India's maiden mission to Mars, Mangalyaan, has successfully completed six months in the Red Planet's orbit - the nominal period for which it was originally designed. The satellite could, however, last a long time in the Martian orbit, thanks to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s frugal ways.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
China has been researching the technical feasibility of exploring Mars and asteroids, a Chinese space scientist has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 21, 2015
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today called for "effective policy alignments" in favour of rural sector to create new markets and generate employment.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 23, 2015
"[India] has already attained the position of a world leader in space technology through some of the recent landmark achievements."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 19, 2015
India's maiden Mars mission 'Mangalyaan' and 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' are among the themes of the cultural performances at the Republic Day parade this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 14, 2015
ISRO's Mars Mission team has won the prestigious 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category in recognition of achieving the rare feat in its very first attempt.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Distinguished scientist AS Kiran Kumar has been appointed as the secretary, department of space and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation, an official statement said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Radhakrishnan made the statement during an interaction with senior space scientist Pramod Kale at the 102nd Indian Science Congress.
India News | Reported by Pallava Bagla, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 1, 2015
India's maiden mission to Mars, Mangalyaan, today successfully completed 100 days in the orbit of the Red planet.