ISRO all set for first GSLV mission of 2020

In its first GSLV mission of 2020, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all geared up for the launch of the Geo Imaging Satellite GISAT-1 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on 5 March. 
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ISRO to launch geo imaging satellite 5 March

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday said it is scheduled to launch its geo imaging satellite ‘GISAT-1’ onboard the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle ‘GSLV-F10’ on 5 March.  Continue Reading

ISRO’s new mission 11 December

In its 50th PSLV mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation will launch ‘sharp eyed’ radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1, weighing 628 kg and nine commercial satellites from the spaceport of Sriharikota on 11 December. Continue Reading

Our own orbiter located Vikram lander first: ISRO chief Sivan

ISRO chief K Sivan has rejected NASA’s claims that they have located the debris of the crashed Vikram lander on the lunar surface and said the Indian Space Research Organisation had located it long back. Continue Reading

NASA finds debris of Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander on Moon

NASA’s Moon-orbiting spacecraft has found the debris of Chandrayaan 2’s lander Vikram on the surface of the Moon, the US space agency confirmed on Tuesday, nearly three months after India’s ambitious mission made a hard landing near the uncharted lunar south pole. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters orbit around Moon

Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) manoeuvre was completed successfully at 0902 hours as planned, using the onboard propulsion system, the Bengaluru headquartered space agency said in a statement. Continue Reading

Editorial: Over the moon

India has successfully launched its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover. Continue Reading

Last minute suspense, tension over Chandrayaan-2 launch

The Rs 978-crore mission, which has been rescheduled for today after scientists corrected the glitch in the rocket (the most powerful GSLV-Mk0III-M1), was set to be launched at 2.43 pm from the second launchpad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota near Chennai. Continue Reading