World News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Wednesday November 4, 2015
China has for the first time unveiled a model of what would be China's mission to Mars. Called Yinghuo-2, it is likely to be launched in 2020 and will have an orbiter and a lander.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Union minister Jitendra Singh said the "Hindi language can serve as a medium for spreading further awareness within the country about recent space missions."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 26, 2015
Hindi language can help spread awareness about India's achievements in various space missions within the country, the government today said as it released the first ever Hindi atlas book on India's indigenous "Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)".
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
A new image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a resistant and highly fractured surface among sand dunes on the red planet.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 5, 2015
The Mars Orbiter Mission has produced interesting data but further work is needed over such inputs for validation purposes, a top ISRO official has said.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
MOM aka Mars Orbiter Mission is now expected to last many more years.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Thursday September 24, 2015
Mangalyaan, India's maiden mission to Mars, completed a year in space today and as part of the first anniversary celebrations, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a 'Mars Atlas' in Bengaluru.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
As it prepares to celebrate the first anniversary of its spacecraft's tryst with Mars, ISRO today said the mission to the Red Planet will last for "many years" as there is not much of a "problem" and they have not had any failures so far.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Friday August 14, 2015
Lovely images of Mars - that's the tribute from Mangalyaan for India's Independence Day. It was exactly three years ago that the nation first got to know that India was heading for Mars - from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the speech of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
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.
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 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.
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 | 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.
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 | 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 31, 2014
After spearheading the Indian Space Research Organisation triumphantly through several milestones, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan retired today carrying the crowning glory of the much-hailed India's mission to Mars.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Friday December 19, 2014
It's been a magical year for sports and entertainment, and a year of things that went 'viral'.