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ISRO to launch 14 satellites in 27 minutes on November 27

ISRO to launch 14 satellites in 27 minutes on November 27

 India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket is expected to put 14 satellites into orbit in about 27 minutes after its lift off at 9.28 a.m. on November 27 from the second launch pad at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh.The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be sending up its PSLV-XL variant with

Definitely, ISRO chief on Vikram lander's second landing

Definitely, ISRO chief on Vikram lander’s second landing

Determined to get Vikram lander on moons south pole, the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) chief, Kailasavadivoo Sivan on Saturday weighed in on the second landing attempt of Vikram lander on Moons south pole, after the first could not find success.Replying to media’s query if that if the ISRO would attempt another landing on Moon’s south

ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

ISRO finds moon lander Vikram on lunar surface

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has found its moon lander Vikram on the lunar surface, said an official.”The lander seems to have hit the lunar surface and is in an upturned position,” an official told IANS preferring anonymity.He also said there is a possibility of the lander getting broken on impact.The pictures were taken

India's moon lander Vikram all set to land on the Moon

India’s moon lander Vikram all set to land on the Moon

 India’s first moon lander Vikram is all set to land on the moon on September 7 with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) completing the second and final de-orbital operations successfully on Wednesday.  According to the Indian space agency ISRO, Vikaram’s second de-orbital operations began at 3.42 a.m. using the on-board propulsion system and was completed

Chandrayaan's 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed

Chandrayaan’s 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed

 The telemetry, tracking and command network of the Indian space agency (ISTRAC) performed the third lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, the agency said on Wednesday.  “The manoeuvre was performed successfully today (Wednesday) beginning at 9.04 hours IST, using the on-board propulsion system. The duration of the exercise was 1,190 seconds (19.84 minutes),” said state-run

ISRO shares Earth's images captured by Chandrayaan-2

ISRO shares Earth’s images captured by Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and shared the first pictures of Earth captured by the LI4 camera installed in Chandrayaan-2.In a series of tweets along with the images of Earth from space, ISRO said, “#ISRO First set of beautiful images of the Earth captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander.

Aiming for the Moon, ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 today

Chandrayaan-2, India’s indigenous moon mission is set to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh at 2.43 pm today. The 20-hour countdown for the launch of India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1, began on Sunday evening. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan said that

India developing technologies for manned space mission

India developing technologies for manned space mission

Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) India is developing critical technologies for launching manned missions in space and preparing a document on it, a top official said on Saturday. “Critical technologies are being developed for our human space programme as it is India’s dream to put a man in space. A mission document is in the making,”

ISRO successfully flight tests Crew Escape System

ISRO successfully flight tests Crew Escape System

BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday successfully carried out a flight test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System, meant for saving lives of astronauts in an exigency. The space agency said it was the first in a series of tests to ascertain the trustworthiness and efficiency of the Crew Escape System.The system

India's share in global satellite launch services goes up

India’s share in global satellite launch services goes up

India’s share in global satellite launch services goes up: Chennai,(Jan 29) India’s share in the global satellite launch services revenue increased to 1.1 percent in 2015-16, said the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Monday.According to the Survey, the country’s share in the global satellite launch services revenue went up to 1.1 per cent in 2015-16

ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite

ISRO successfully launches its 100th satellite

ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota Island on Friday. For the mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) used PSLV-C40 launch vehicle, which is carrying 31 satellites, including three from India and 28 from six other countries.The weather observation ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ satellite and 29 others will be inserted into a 505-kilometre sun-synchronous orbit after

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ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite ready to take off from French Guiana

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is ready to launch its GSAT-17 communication satellite from French Guiana on Thursday. The launch will take place at 2:29 am IST. The 3,477-kg GSAT 17, with a mission life of 15 years, is latest in the line of ISRO’s communication satellite to be put in the geostationary orbit.