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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...

23-Jun-2017 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

ISRO rocket lifts off with Cartosat, 30 other satellites

An Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Friday morning lifted off successfully with the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat and 30 co-passenger satellites (29 foreign and one Indian).The PSLV rocket standing 44.4 metre tall...

05-Jun-2017 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India's 'Bahubali' passes its test, launches communication satellite

India on Monday scored a double success, launching its latest - and heaviest so far - communication satellite GSAT-19 with its brand new and heaviest rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) with a cryogenic engine, which...

02-Jun-2017 Bhubaneswar

India test fires Prithvi II missile

India on Friday successfully test fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha.The surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3...

05-May-2017 Chennai/New Delhi

India launches South Asia Satellite, a big stride in regional connectivity

India's space diplomacy took a giant stride on Friday with the successful launch of the South Asia Satellite, a "gift" to its neighbours that is aimed to provide the one and half billion people of the region with better communication, weather forecasting, tele-medicine...

05-May-2017 New Delhi

Satellite will benefit South Asia : Narendra Modi

Hailing as historic India's successful launch of the South Asia satellite, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed it a symbol of South Asian co-operation for its economic progress."With this launch, we have started our journey to build the most advanced...

05-May-2017 Chennai

Indian rocket lifts off with South Asia Satellite

An Indian rocket with the over two ton South Asia Satellite or GSAT-9, intended to address the region's "economic and developmental priorities", blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Friday evening.Precisely at 4.57 p.m., the Geosynchronous Satellite...

29-Mar-2017 New Delhi

ISRO-NASA Collaboration

ISRO and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)/ NASA are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L & S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). The L-band SAR is being developed by JPL/NASA,...

23-Mar-2017

Capability of ISRO to Launch Satellites

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has the capability of launching  1700 kg to Sun Synchronous Polar Orbit (600 km) and has proven its versatility in launching multi-satellite/multi-orbit missions as well as lunar (Chandrayaan-1) and interplanetary...

11-Mar-2017 New Delhi

India test-fires BrahMos missile with 450 km range

India on Saturday successfully test-fired the BrahMos missile with an extended range of 450 km, with officials calling it a "text book launch".The enhanced version of the supersonic cruise missile was test-fired from the Integrated Test Range off the Odisha...

01-Mar-2017 Odisha

India test fires endo-atmospheric interceptor missile

India on Wednesday successfully test fired the Advanced Air Defence (AAD) Missile, the second level of two-tier interceptor missile system that can destroy hostile ballistic missiles.The missile was launched around 10.15 a.m. at the Abdul Kalam Island off...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi hails ISRO's achivements, interceptor missile success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praise on Indian scientists for launching 104 satellites into space in one go and for carrying out test of Ballistic Interceptor Missile.In the 29th edition of his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi said: "India...

26-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

Record-breaking PSLV mission has a downside : Ex-ISRO chief

Buried in the flood of congratulatory messages that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) received after its recent space feat is one discordant note raising some concern.It is from none other than G. Madhavan Nair, the former chairman of the country's...

20-Feb-2017 Bengaluru

'PSLV launch was not aimed to set any record'

Newspaper headlines last week screamed that India's polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) created history by lobbing 104 satellites in a single mission, shattering the Russian record of 37. What was missed out was the intricacy required to do so.While the numbers...

15-Feb-2017 New Delhi

ISRO launches 104 satellites, India hails world record

Greetings and praises for ISRO from various ministers, Bollywood stars and other eminent personalities flooded Twitter on Wednesday as the space agency created a world record by successfully putting 104 satellites into orbit.he Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch...

15-Feb-2017 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit in single mission

India on Wednesday created a world record by successfully putting into orbit 104 satellites, including the country's own Cartosat-2earth observation satellite, in a single mission.With the launch, ISRO surpassed the 37 satellite launch record set by a Russian...

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,...

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