India | Pallava Bagla & Shyam Balasubramanian (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday November 30, 2014
Just months after achieving the milestone of a successful mission to Mars, India is set to push another frontier in space, by launching a human crew module and then retrieving it from the sea upon re-entry. The crew module will blast off from the Sat...
Press Trust of India | Friday November 21, 2014
India's Mars Orbiter Mission is among the things "making the world better, smarter and-in some cases-a little more fun."
World | Indo- Asian News Service | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today proposed that Fiji could become the hub for India's regional cooperation in space as he announced visa on arrival for Fijians and two Lines of Credit totaling $75 million.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 14, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday described Jawaharlal Nehru as "the jewel of India" and said "India is what it is today because of Nehru".
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 30, 2014
Isro's Mangalyaan successfully weathered the myriad difficulties posed by the close encounter with comet Siding Spring in Mars orbit.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
After the Mars orbiter spacecraft's successful encounter with comet Siding Spring last week, a major hurdle is now over and the satellite is now in a normal phase of the mission to proceed with other experiments, ISRO said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Space science in India has become more relevant now as it plays a vital role in the life of the common man in various ways, an example of which was early prediction of 'Hudhud' cyclone in Andhra Pradesh, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said in Thiruvan...
India | Written by Jigme Palden Pazo | Friday October 24, 2014
Google Doodle on Friday marked one month since the historic entry of India's first Mars mission spacecraft Mangalyaan (also known as the Mars Orbiter Mission) with a graphic depiction of the orbiter in space.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
The New York Times has apologised after publishing a cartoon on India's Mars Mission following readers' complaints that it mocked India.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
The Mangalyaan sent an image of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
India's Mars orbiter has sent a picture of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet, ISRO said today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a large gathering of Indians at New York's Madison Square Garden a statistic to be proud of: "A one-km autorickshaw ride in Ahmedabad takes Rs 10 and India reached Mars at Rs 10 a km."
India | Pallava Bagla | Sunday September 28, 2014
Who are the men and women behind India's Mars Orbiter Mission? Some 500 world class engineers working on government salaries who dared to dream big.
Reuters | Friday September 26, 2014
Firms are frustrated at what they say is the slow execution of projects and lack of government support, hampering efforts to compete.
India | Reuters | Friday September 26, 2014
As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business at conglomerate Godrej's aerospace division that made the spacecraft's engine and thruster components, sounded surprisingly downbeat.
India | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 25, 2014
A Pakistani explorer expected to become her country's first person in space congratulated India on Thursday on reaching Mars on its maiden attempt.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 25, 2014
Isro uploaded one of the photos onto its Facebook page, showing an orange surface and dark holes, taken from a height of 7,300 kilometres.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 25, 2014
At Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make-In-India" event, the success of Mangalyaan, or Mars mission, was held up by corporate leaders as an example of the country's potential.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 25, 2014
NASA on Wednesday sent a congratulatory message to its Indian counterpart ISRO for its successful maiden Mars mission, saying it's a " significant milestone" for India.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
India and the world got to know about the 'Mangalyaan' entering the orbit of Mars from the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC) which was capturing signals from the unmanned spacecraft, Australia said today.