World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 6, 2015
The Matt Damon-starrer "The Martian" begins with a region on Red Planet called Acidalia Planitia - the landing site for the sci-fi film's "Ares 3" mission.
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 | Monday September 28, 2015
"About three to four years down the line, our target is to see industry-built, assembled and launched PSLV."
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 | 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.
World News | Press Trust of Inda | Sunday August 2, 2015
With an increasing number of space missions bound for Mars, NASA is now making efforts to avoid a traffic jam.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 30, 2015
The orbiter will record InSight's transmissions for later playback to Earth as a record of each event.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 29, 2015
With its biggest orbit manoeuvre since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is preparing for the arrival of NASA's next Mars lander called InSight next year.
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 15, 2015
In a technology that can bring down costs significantly of launching satellites, India will test reusable launch vehicle next month, the government today said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
The US National Space Society presented the award in recognition of accomplishing a Mars mission in the first attempt.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 9, 2015
In a pioneering feat, researchers have discovered glass deposits on the Red Planet, providing a delicate window into the possibility of past life on the Red Planet.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 8, 2015
"Orbiter has entered into a 15-day blackout period, as the Earth is blocked by the Sun from the Red Planet till June 22."
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.
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 | Saturday February 21, 2015
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today called for "effective policy alignments" in favour of rural sector to create new markets and generate employment.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 23, 2015
"[India] has already attained the position of a world leader in space technology through some of the recent landmark achievements."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
A British-built space probe that disappeared without trace more than a decade ago has been spotted on the surface of Mars, the UK Space Agency said on today.