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01-Jan-2019 Bengaluru

ISRO launches Samwad with Students on New Year Day

As part of the enhanced outreach programme of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a new platform named “Samwad with Students” (SwS) was launched in Bengaluru today. Through the SwS initiative, ISRO aims to constantly engage youngsters across India...

19-Dec-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

GSLV-F11 successfully launches GSAT-7A

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F11) successfully launched the communication satellite GSAT-7A from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota today.The GSLV-F11 lifted off from the Second...

29-Nov-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India's PSLV rocket successfully puts HysIS satellite into orbit

India on Thursday put into orbit its own Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) -- an earth observation satellite -- in text book style.The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Core Alone (PSLV CA) rocket variant lifted off with 31 satellites -- the HysIS...

29-Nov-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India increasing production of solid fuel boosters for rockets

The Indian space agency is increasing the production of its solid boosters to power more number of rockets that it is planning to send up carrying satellites, the agency said.According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its Solid Propellant...

26-Sep-2018 Kalaikunda

Successful Flight Test of Astra BVR Air-to-Air Missile

Astra, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), was successfully test fired by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 aircraft, today from Air Force Station, Kalaikunda. The missile successfully engaged a manoeuvring target with...

16-Sep-2018 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Second Flight Test of MPATGM Successful

Indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range today. All the mission objectives have been met. The two missions on 15 and 16 September 2018 have been successfully...

16-Jul-2018 Bhubaneswar

Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension

BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired at 1017 hrs today, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha. The test-firing conducted from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher was part of service life extension programme for Indian...

03-Jun-2018 Sriharikota

Agni-5 missile Successfully Tested

The long range ballistic missile Agni 5  is successfully flight tested at 0945 hrs today from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island). All the Radars, Electro Optical Tracking Stations and Telemetry Stations tracked the vehicle all through the course...

12-Apr-2018 Sriharikota

PSLV-C41 successfully launches IRNSS-1I navigation satellite

In its forty third flight, ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C41 successfully launched the 1,425 kg IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.PSLV-C41 lifted off at 0404 hrs (4:04 am) IST, as planned,...

12-Apr-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

Indian rocket successfully lifts off with navigation satellite

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket lifted off successfully with navigation satellite IRNSS-1I from the rocket port here early on  Thursday.The PSLV-XL version, standing 44.4 metres tall and weighing 321 tonnes, rose up into the skies at...

01-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

In a setback for its space programme, India on Sunday said it lost contact with its communication satellite GSAT-6A, which was launched on board the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) on March 29."After the successful long-duration firings,...

29-Mar-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

With GSAT-6A launch, India's both controversial satellites up in orbit

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-6A, successfully placed in orbit on Thursday, was once embroiled in controversy like its predecessor GSAT-6, launched in 2015.The two satellites, weighing two tonnes, became a subject of controversy, as 90 per cent...

29-Mar-2018 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India successfully launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

India on Thursday successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite that would provide mobile communication facilities, using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), in a copy book style.The GSLV-MkII rocket slung the satellite in a...

18-Jan-2018 Odisha

Successful Fifth Flight Test of Agni-5 Ballistic Missile

Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Agni-5, was successfully flight tested for its full range today at 0953 hrs from Dr Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. This was the fifth test of the Missile and the third consecutive one from a canister on a road...

12-Jan-2018 Sriharikota

PSLV successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight

ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight, successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Remote Sensing Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This flight is designated...

28-Dec-2017 Chennai

A year of mixed fortunes for Indian space sector

The year 2017 could be said to be one of mixed fortunes for the Indian space agency as it launched the much-awaited four-tonne rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mk III (GSLV-Mk III); put into orbit 104 satellites in a single mission; sent up...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Akash missile tested with indigenous radio frequency seeker

Surface-to-air missile Akash was successfully test fired on Tuesday with an indigenous radio frequency seeker, an official said.The missile was successfully launched from the Launch Complex-III at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha around 1.40 p.m. "The radars,...

22-Nov-2017 Kochi

ISRO, CMFRI join hands to help identify fishing zones

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will now help Kochi-headquartered Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) to identify potential fishing zone (PFZ) in the seas surrounding the subcontinent.The project named 'Samudra' is aimed at...

17-Nov-2017 Bangalore

Soon, India-Japan to jointly explore the moon

Asserting that the relationship between the space agencies of India and Japan has had a "visible change", the Indian Space Research Organisation chief on Friday said the countries are working towards a joint lunar mission soon."We are looking at a possible joint...

31-Aug-2017 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

Indian rocket fails to launch navigation satellite

It was a black Thursday for Indian space programme as it suffered a serious setback after its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) failed to deliver India's eighth navigation satellite in its intended orbit.The 1,425 kg Indian Regional...

29-Jun-2017 Chennai

India adds GSAT-17 to its communication satellite fleet

India on Thursday added GSAT-17 to its fleet of communication satellites after it was launched into orbit by heavy lift rocket Ariane 5 from Kourou in French Guiana, said European Space Agency Arianespace.In a statement, Arianespace said the GSAT-17 with a...

23-Jun-2017 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India puts Cartosat, NIUSAT, 29 foreign satellites into orbit

In yet another multiple satellite launch, India on Friday successfully put into orbit its own earth observation satellite Cartosat, nano satellite NIUSAT and 29 foreign satellites from 14 countries.In the process, the Indian Space Research Organisation...

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