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'.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 18, 2014
The letter also referred to India's Mars Mission
India News | 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 Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on board the GSLV-Mark III, which will be India's heaviest r...
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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
India News | 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.