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25-Jan-2019 Sriharikota

PSLV-C44 successfully launches Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) successfully injected Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits. The PSLV-C44 lifted off at 23:37 Hrs (IST) on January 24, 2019 from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

16-Dec-2015 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

ISRO successfully tests multiple burn fuel engine

Indian space agency ISRO on Wednesday successfully tested restarting of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket after its engine was cut off during the mission to launch six Singaporean satellites, a top official said."The restart test was successful....

28-Sep-2015 Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)

Rocket blasts off with India's first space observatory

A rocket, carrying seven satellites, including India's first space observatory, blasted off from here on Monday.Exactly at 10 a.m. the 44.4 metres tall weighing around 320 ton polar satellite launch vehicle's XL variant (PSLV-XL) blasted off the first...

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