Chandrayaan-2’s second de-orbiting maneuver executed: ISRO

The second de-orbiting maneuver of Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft was successfully carried out early today, the Indian Space Research Organisation said, inching towards achieving a historic soft-landing on the lunar surface. Continue Reading

ISRO expresses interest to host Int’l Astronautical Congress

The Bengaluru-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation has expressed interest to host the week-long International Astronautical Congress in 2022. The Astronautical Congress is an annual event organised by International AstronauticalFederation (IAF). Continue Reading

A look at plans pitched by scientists to clear space debris

India became the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China with anti-satellite missile capabilities. Ever since the news came up, some western scientists voiced concern over the space debris that has emerged following the missile test. Continue Reading

Year-ender: ISRO launches stretched from January to December

The year 2018 will go down as one of the most productive years for ISRO with seven launches, completing 17 missions. The year began with the launch of PSLV C40 carrying the Cartosat-2 series satellite 12 January. The launch was done using the PSLV-XL launcher-type vehicle. Continue Reading

ISRO among top 10 firms to work for in country: Study

Adobe, Nvidia and Microsoft top the list of leading technology organisations to work for in India, a report has said. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) entered the top 10 in the rankings and was the only public sector firm to feature on the list. Continue Reading

PSLV-C43 puts into orbit India’s earth observation sat HysIS

Then it was switched off and on twice to take the other 30 small satellites to an entirely different orbit of about 505 km height and injected them one after another in quick succession. Continue Reading

It’s no rocket science

It was a proud moment Wednesday as India put a communication satellite into orbit with its heaviest rocket and the new space mission is expected to serve the communication needs of people in the remote areas of the country. Continue Reading