India | 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 Sat...
Indo Asian News Service | Friday October 10, 2014
"The 1,425kg navigation satellite (IRNSS-1C) will be launched Oct 16 at 1.32am IST onboard a polar rocket (PSLV-C26) from Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota," said Isro.
India | 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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
The 49-hour countdown for launch of ISRO's PSLV C23 carrying a French Earth observation satellite along with four others from Singapore, Canada and Germany on June 30, commenced at the spaceport of Sriharikota today.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Five foreign satellites will be launched by India under commercial agreements on June 30, space agency ISRO said on Friday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday April 4, 2014
The national space agency has already launched the first satellite of the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System on July 1 last year.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
India's ambitious maiden inter-planetary voyage Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), launched in November last year, has covered over 21 million km and as of today is exactly 200 days away from reaching the red planet's orbit on September 24.
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 | Sunday December 22, 2013
The flight test of rejuvenated Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5) with indigenous cryogenic engine is likely to take place on January 5.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for trans-Mars injection of the country's Mars Orbiter Mission on December 1.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 26, 2013
The Indian space agency will decide on the need for a second rocket launch site after doing a detailed study on the cost-benefit and other aspects, said its chief on Monday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 16, 2013
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Fire broke out this morning at a godown of a private agency at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, destroying spare parts and machinery components stored inside, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
The manoeuvre started at 2:10 am today and raised the spacecraft's apogee from 40,186 kilometres to 71,636 kilometres.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 5, 2013
The Indian rocket carrying the country's first Mars orbiter took off on Tuesday from the launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 4, 2013
Preparatory work is in full swing at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota to launch the country's first inter-planetary satellite to Mars on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Ahead of the launch of its Rs 430 crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India's premier space agency ISRO will tomorrow carry out a launch rehearsal at the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
India | Reuters | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Two new science satellites are being prepared to join a fleet of robotic Mars probes to help determine why the planet most like Earth in the solar system ended up so different.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 3, 2013
India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft was shipped out of the city on Wednesday for the October 28 launch from the Sriharikota spaceport, setting the stage for final preparations for the odyssey to the red planet.
India | 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 | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday July 2, 2013
I've covered over a dozen satellite launches at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, but India's first midnight satellite launch was truly special.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 27, 2013
India's first dedicated navigational satellite IRNSS-1A with a 10 year mission life will be launched on July 1 by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on board PSLV-C22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at nearby Sriharikota.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 23, 2013
The 59-hour countdown for the February 25 launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle to put into orbit seven satellites, including Indo-French spacecraft SARAL, commenced at 6.56 AM today at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in the spaceport of Sriharikot...