ISRO successfully launches RISAT-2BR1

ISRO today successfully injected into orbit the country’s remote imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 along with nine other foreign commercial satellites. Continue Reading

ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 US nano satellites

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today successfully injected into orbit its earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellites from the United States.
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Chandrayaan-2: Vikram silent, but sound victory for India

India’s attempt to create history by becoming the first nation to land close to the south pole of the Moon faced a minor setback today, after Chandrayaan-2’s lander ‘Vikram’ lost communication with the ground stations just ahead of the soft landing. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2’s 95 per cent objective achieved: Former ISRO chief

Former ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair said today the Chandrayaan-2 has achieved 95 per cent of its mission objectives, the lander’s unsuccessful bid to touch-down on the Lunar surface notwithstanding. Continue Reading

Political leaders rally around ISRO, say no need to lose heart

Morale boosting messages poured in from various quarters for ISRO as several leaders asked the space agency not to get disheartened after Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander lost contact with ground stations minutes before its planned touchdown on the lunar surface. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2: Country stands by ISRO, says Congress

The Congress on Saturday said the country “stands by” ISRO after the space agency lost communication with its moon lander, and asserted that its effort was “not in vain” and laid the foundation for future missions. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2: There will be a new dawn, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked ISRO scientists not to get disheartened by the hurdles in the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 and asserted that there will be a “new dawn.” Continue Reading

May have lost lander, rover: ISRO official

ISRO may have lost Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander and rover Pragyan housed inside it, a senior official of the space agency associated with the unmanned moon mission said here Saturday. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2: No need to get dejected, PM tells ISRO scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed solidarity with ISRO scientists after Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module lost communication with the ground station during the powered descent leading to huge disappointment. Continue Reading