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12-Jan-2017 New Delhi

India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket

India on Thursday successfully test-fired the Guided Pinaka rocket from Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur in Odisha.Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman S. Christopher congratulated...

02-Jan-2017 Bhubaneswar

India successfully test fires Agni-IV missile

India on Monday successfully test fired the nuclear-capable Agni-IV ballistic missile off the Odisha coast. The test comes within a week of the successful test of Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile.The Monday launch came at about 11.50 a.m., from a...

26-Dec-2016 Bhubaneswar

India test-fires n-capable Agni-V with a range to reach China

India on Monday moved a step closer to join the super exclusive club of countries with nuclear-capable inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) by successfully test-firing the indigenously developed Agni-V off the Odisha coast.Once the Agni-V is inducted,...

07-Dec-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India's PSLV rocket with Resourcesat-2A lifts off

An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully on Wednesday morning with the country's earth observation satellite Resourcsat-2A.The PSLV-XL variant rocket standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 321 ton tore into the...

22-Nov-2016 Bhubaneswar

India test fires Agni-I missile

India successfully test fired its indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile from the Odisha coast on Tuesday.The missile was fired at about 10.10 a.m. from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island near Dhamra...

21-Nov-2016 Bhubaneswar

India successfully test fires twin missiles

India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile twice in quick succession from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha.The medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles was test fired in a salvo mode as...

28-Oct-2016 Chennai

ISRO's World record bid: Launching 83 satellites on single rocket

Indian space agency ISRO is aiming for a world record by putting into orbit 83 satellites -- two Indian and 81 foreign -- on a single rocket in early 2017, a top official of Antrix Corporation said.He said the company's order book stands at Rs 500 crore while...

28-Sep-2016 Hyderabad

Telangana inks MoU with ISRO to promote education

The Telangana government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to improve services of its educational channel 'Mana TV'.The MoU was inked by officials of the Department of Information Technology,...

27-Sep-2016

Record satellite launches in 2016, foreign craft dominate

The Indian space programme launched 10 satellites in 2016, three times more than the preceding year and the most ever, according to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)data.The September 26, 2016, launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)-C35...

27-Sep-2016 Chennai

SCATSAT-1 data will be used by NASA: ISRO

The data generated by India's SCATSAT-1 weather satelliteput into orbit on Monday will be used by international space agencies including NASA and European Space Agency (ESA), ISRO said on Tuesday.According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),...

26-Sep-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India puts weather satellite SCATSAT-1 into orbit

India on Monday morning successfully put into orbit its own weather satellite SCATSAT-1 in a copy book style.In the second phase of its mission, the rocket will launch seven other satellites - five foreign and two Indian - between 11.25 to 11.28 a.m., in a...

25-Sep-2016 Chennai

ISRO to hit 100 foreign satellite launch figure soon

India will soon touch the magic figure of launching 100 foreign satellites, said a senior official of ISRO.According to Antrix Corporation - the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India till date has launched 74 satellites from 20...

20-Sep-2016 Bhubaneswar

India successfully test-fires Barak-8 missile

India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the Barak-8 long-range surface-to-air nuclear-capable ballistic missile, jointly developed with Israel, from a defence test facility off the Odisha coast.The missile was successfully launched at around 10.15 a.m. from...

08-Sep-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

GSLV Successfully Launches India’s Weather Satellite INSAT-3DR

In its tenth flight (GSLV-F05) conducted today, India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched the country's weather satellite INSAT-3DR, into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit...

08-Sep-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

ISRO puts one more rocket into global satellite launch market

The operationalisation of India's heavier rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk II (GSLV-Mk II) opens up more launch service revenue opportunity, said a top official of Antrix Corporation Ltd.India on Thursday successfully put into orbit its...

08-Sep-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India launches advanced weather satellite in textbook style

India successfully launched its INSAT-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket.Around 17 minutes after lift-off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here...

08-Sep-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

Indian rocket launch delayed by 40 minutes

The launch of an Indian Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket carrying weather satellite INSAT-3DR has been rescheduled by 40 minutes owing to delay in filling of fuel in the cryogenic stage, said a senior official."Some technical anomaly...

28-Aug-2016 Chennai

ISRO successfully test fires scramjet engine

India on Sunday successfully tested its own scramjet or air breathing engine with the launch of a rocket, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)."The mission was successful. Two scramjet engines were tested during the flight,"...

27-Aug-2016 Chennai

ISRO to test scramjet engine

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to test its scramjet engine on Sunday while the launch of weather satellite INSAT-3DR with the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-MkII) has been postponed to September, a senior official...

06-Aug-2016 Hyderabad

Telangana partners with ISRO to monitor water resources

Telangana on Saturday signed an agreement with ISRO to become the first Indian state to use space technology for real-time monitoring of its water resources.The irrigation department signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Remote Sensing Centre...

28-Jul-2016 Chennai/New Delhi

ISRO postpones rocket launch due to search for IAF plane

With the search for the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) transport plane over the Bay of Bengal continuing without much headway, the Indian space agency has decided to postpone the testing of its air breathing engine to a future date, said a senior official."There...

23-Jul-2016 Chennai

ISRO to use radar imaging satellite to locate missing IAF plane

The Indian space agency will be using its Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that can see through the clouds to locate the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) plane that went missing on Friday morning with 29 people on board, said its chief on Saturday."We will...

22-Jun-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India launches 20 satellites at one go! Jai Ho

India on Wednesday successfully put into orbit its own Cartosat earth observation satellite and 19 other satellites, including one belonging to the Google company Terra Bella.With this India successfully completed yet another multiple satellite launch in a...

22-Jun-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India puts into orbit Cartosat, 19 other satellites

India on Wednesday morning successfully put into orbit its own Cartosat earth observation satellite and 19 other satellites, including one belonging to the Google company Terra Bella.ith this India successfully completed yet another multiple satellite launches...

22-Jun-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

ISRO rocket blasts off with Cartosat and 19 other satellites

An Indian rocket named Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat, Google company Terra Bella's SkySat Gen2-1 and 18 other satellites.The PSLV rocket standing...

20-Jun-2016 Chennai

ISRO begins countdown for launch of 20 satellites

The 48-hour countdown for the launch of India's Cartosat-2 series and 19 other satellites slated for Wednesday, began on Monday morning, the Indian space agency said. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), on Wednesday at 9.25 a.m., Indian...

23-May-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India successfully tests winged reusable launch vehicle

India on Monday successfully tested its home-grown winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV), demonstrating its space technology prowess and joining an elite club of space-faring nations like the US, Russia and France."We have successfully tested the first delta-winged-body...

23-May-2016 Chennai

ISRO to look at possibility of recovering rocket stage

The Indian space agency is planning to look at the possibility of reusing its rocket stages after a launch by making them re-enter atmosphere and land at a specified location, a senior official said."We are also looking at that programme," K.Sivan, director,...

23-May-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India successfully tests winged reusable launch vehicle

India on Monday successfully tested its home-grown winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV), demonstrating its space technology prowess, a senior official said."We have successfully accomplished the RLV mission as a technology demonstrator. The lift-off was at...

18-May-2016 Bhubaneswar

India successfully test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile that can carry up to 1000 kg of warhead and hit targets 350 km away, officials said.The surface-to-surface ballistic missile was fired from launch complex-3...

10-Mar-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India launches sixth navigation satellite in copy-book style

India on Thursday successfully put into orbit its sixth navigation satellite called IRNSS-1F with its own rocket in a copy book style.With this success, India moved closer towards joining a select group of nations possessing its own satellite-based navigation...

20-Jan-2016 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India launches fifth navigation satellite in textbook style

India on Wednesday successfully put into orbit in textbook style its fifth navigation satellite called IRNSS-1E powered by its own PSLV rocket.India's successful launch - its first this year - has now moved it closer to joining a select group of nations possessing...

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