India | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Mangalyaan, India's maiden mission to Mars, crossed the halfway mark of its incredible journey today morning at 9.50 am.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
A team of students from an Engineering college in Kerala has been selected to compete, for the first time, in the University Rover Challenge in the US to design and build the next generation of Mars rovers.
India | Saritha Rai, The New York Times | Tuesday February 18, 2014
While India's recent launch of a spacecraft to Mars was a remarkable feat in its own right, it is the $75 million mission's thrifty approach to time, money and materials that is getting worldwide attention.
India | Written by Pallava Bagla | Saturday February 15, 2014
After its Mars mission, India now aims to puts humans into space. The first steps towards flying Indian astronauts into space could be taken in weeks.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 30, 2014
NASA is planning to launch robotic missions to make water on the Moon in 2018 and oxygen on Mars in 2020.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 13, 2014
Department of Space secretary K Radhakrishnan told reporters about the new strategy in New Delhi.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday January 6, 2014
After the success of Mars orbiter rover 'Curiosity', NASA would send another rover to the red planet by 2020 to explore "biosignatures" on Mars.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
Over 1,000 aspirants, including 62 from India, have been shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four men and women on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to establish a permanent colony on the red planet.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Over 200,000 people, including more than 20,000 Indians, have applied for an ambitious private mission that will send four men and women on a one-way trip to Mars in 2023 to establish a permanent space colony.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday December 11, 2013
At 6:30 this morning, the Mangalyaan, India's first mission to Mars, successfully completed its first mid-course correction, a tricky operation, said scientists.
India | Pallava Bagla | Wednesday December 11, 2013
India's maiden mission to Mars, Mangalyaan, successfully completed its first mid-course correction early this morning. Mangalyaan is now in uncharted territory for the Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO as no Indian spacecraft has ever trave...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 10, 2013
As India's maiden mission to Mars continues its fuel-less cruise to the Red Planet, ISRO would this week carry out further manoeuvres aimed at keeping the spacecraft in the intended trajectory.
India | Reuters | Monday December 9, 2013
Indian companies that built most of the parts for the country's recently launched Mars mission are using their low-cost, high-tech expertise in frugal space engineering to compete for global aerospace, defence and nuclear contracts worth billions.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 2, 2013
China, which successfully launched its first ever mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon, has expressed interest in space cooperation with India.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday December 1, 2013
India's maiden spacecraft to Mars has left the Earth's gravity to enter into the Sun's orbit on its way to the 10-month-long journey to the 'Red Planet'. In a late night manoeuvre where the Mangalyaan's on-board motor was fired for 23 minutes, the sp...
India | Written by Pallava Bagla | Saturday November 30, 2013
In crucial and tricky mid-night operation, India's maiden mission to Mars will be sent on its 300-day journey to Mars. The complex operation will begin at 49 minutes after midnight.
India | Pallava Bagla | Thursday November 21, 2013
Severe cyclonic storm 'Helen', which is likely to hit southern Andhra Pradesh coast on Friday afternoon, has been photographed by India's Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan. This is the first image of India captured by the satellite.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Ancient Mars likely had a thick atmosphere that was warm enough to support oceans of liquid water, a critical ingredient for life, according to NASA.
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 12, 2013
The Mars Orbiter Mission blasted off on November 5 for an 11-month trip to the Red Planet.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday November 12, 2013
India's mission to Mars, launched last week, is reportedly back on track with an early morning operation by ISRO pushing the spacecraft to a higher velocity as planned. On Monday, the Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan hit its first hurdle during a f...