Chandrayaan-2 not end of story: ISRO chief Sivan

Chandrayaan-2 is not the end of the story about the country’s attempts to conquer the moon, and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will attempt another soft landing “in the near future”, the space agency’s chief K Sivan said. Continue Reading

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