Editorial: Lost & found

A little more than 24 hours after facing a minor setback in its Chandrayaan-2 mission, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Sunday announced that it has found the location of Vikram Lander on moon surface. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO continues efforts to restore link with lander

ISRO is continuing its efforts to restore a link with Chandrayaan 2’s lander ‘Vikram’, but experts say time is running out and the possibility of re-establishing communication looks “less and less probable.” Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram module set for final descent 7 Sept

Chandrayaan-2’s landing module ‘Vikram’ will begin its final descent to pull off a historic soft landing on the lunar surface in the early hours of Saturday, as the Indian Space Research Organisation awaits with bated breath for the ‘terrifying moment.’ Continue Reading

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO performs 2nd lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre

ISRO on Wednesday said it has performed the second lunar-bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft that is currently in the lunar orbit for its rendezvous with the Moon. All spacecraft parameters are normal, the Bengaluru headquartered space agency said after the maneuver. Continue Reading

Rocket Ranis of ISRO: Women power to propel Chandrayaan 2

Ritu is the Mission Director and Vanitha, Project Director. The Project Director is part of mission preparation over the years, while the Mission Director gets involved once the satellite is injected into orbit. Continue Reading

TN students to assemble 75 satellites: Mylswami Annadurai

In an attempt to make students of class six and seven learn science more interestingly, they will be engaged to assemble 75 satellites, Science Technological Department Vice-President Mylswami Annadurai today said. Continue Reading

Bring your satellites, we will help you launch them: ISRO to students

ISRO Chairman K Sivan said young scientists will shape the future of India and also asked the students to bring their satellites to the space agency which will help in launching them. Continue Reading

ISRO to finalise Gaganyaan’s crew module design soon

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan today said the design for the crew module and crew service module for India’s Gaganyaan first manned space mission will be finalised soon. It is to be noted that ISRO is gearing up to launch Gaganyaan in 2022. Continue Reading