World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 15, 2015
Under criticism that its well developed space programme focussed more on the Moon while the US and India stole a march over China by branching out into outer space with voyages to Mars, Chinese space experts are now planning missions deeper into the solar systems.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Monday September 28, 2015
ASTROSAT, India's first space research observatory, was successfully launched into orbit by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle today. With this, India has joined a select club of nations having their own space observatories.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Six NASA recruits have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to begin a year-long isolation programme that will simulate life on Mars to help the US space agency prepare for the pioneering mission to the red planet.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 13, 2015
India's Mars Orbiter programme team has won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category from the US based National Space Society (NSS), the society said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
Apart from other launches, India will next year launch five foreign satellites, including three from Britain.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 14, 2014
The year 2015 is going to be a busy year for the Indian space agency. It will launch five foreign satellites apart from its own four navigation satellites and a communication satellite.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
The software is aimed at better managing the spacing between planes to help save both time and fuel, as well as reduce emissions.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
In a major boost for India's space programme, the Narendra Modi government has earmarked Rs 6,000 crore for ISRO in its maiden budget, which is a whopping 50 per cent jump in the agency's funding over last year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 30, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket, on Sunday said his government is committed to give impetus to the country's space programme.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
India's first inter-planetary probe Mars Orbiter Spacecraft will be completing 100 days in space tomorrow in its voyage towards the red planet.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 8, 2014
Indian human space flight programme is at the "beginning stage" and space scientists were studying the critical technologies required for the project, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said today.
India News | Pallava Bagla | Sunday September 22, 2013
October 28 is set to be the next big day for the Indian space programme as the Mangalyaan (or Mars Orbiter) will lift-off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh that day using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 18, 2013
A Haryana student has been selected for a three-year astronaut training programme of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
Two Russian cosmonauts from the ISS-36/37 crew is expected to carry out a 398-minute spacewalk under a programme of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
India's proposed human spaceflight programme that generated considerable excitement in the second half of the last decade is off the priority list of ISRO, with the mission being ruled out before 2017.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 2, 2013
India entered a new era in space applications on Monday night with its first dedicated navigation satellite being successfully put into orbit by its polar rocket PSLV that will give the country an alternative to US' GPS.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
There is greater room for Indo-US cooperation on space security issues, as India, which is a pioneer in many space related issues, has much to give to the international community, a top American official has said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday February 25, 2013
In an important landmark for the Indian space program, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV today placed the second Indo-French satellite 'SARAL' and six other co-passengers or small satellites from Canada, Austria, Denmark and the UK in orbit.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 31, 2012
A teacher from Maharashtra in India has been chosen for the US Space Foundation's elite 2012 Flight of Teacher Liaisons programme. Vandana Suryawanshi of Vidya Valley School in Maharashtra is a middle school educator who has been teaching biology, earth science and general science for 20 years. He joins 19 other outstanding educators selected for ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 18, 2011
Iran announced it plans to send three more home-made satellites to orbit in coming months.The announcement came after Tehran successfully sent its second domestically-made satellite named 'Rasad' (Observation) into orbit, re-displaying the country's independence in its space program. Speaking to the Islamic...