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ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

 The Indian space agency on Tuesday reiterated that its moon lander Vikram has been located by the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter.”#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet,” the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) tweeted.”All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander,” ISRO said.The ISRO did not,

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

ISRO chief breaks down, Modi hugs, consoles him

ISRO chief breaks down, Modi hugs, consoles him

ISRO chief breaks down, Years of hard work literally came to naught for ISRO on Saturday after it lost communication with Moon lander Vikram, and no amount of words could put it right for the scientists at ISTRAC here.Despite a motivational speech by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had rushed in to

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.

ISRO wishes luck to ‘Mission Mangal’ team

Although the recently-launched trailer of “Mission Mangal” is seeing numerous hilarious memes on the internet, it has garnered praise from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).The space research organisation lauded the film as an effort to beautifully depict the emotions and passion that it invests in its missions. “‘Mission Mangal’ trailer beautifully shows the glimpses

ISRO plans to launch radar imaging satellite in May

India is planning to launch its radar imaging satellite RISAT 2BR1 sometime towards the end of May 2019 on one of the variants of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, sources said on Tuesday. The PSLV rocket is expected to fly on May 22 carrying RISAT 2BR1, officials of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

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,”

India launches another navigation satellite as part of home grown

India launches another navigation satellite as part of home grown

Sriharikota – India on Thursday successfully launched into space a navigation satellite for a constellation of spacecraft dubbed as its home-made Global Positioning System (GPS) that can serve both military and civilian needs. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), also called NavIC–Navigation with Indian Constellation–is considered on par with US based GPS, Russia’s Glonass and

Modi greets ISRO on 100th satellite launch

New Delhi, Jan 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the 100th satellite. The ISRO launched 31 satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch vehicle (PSLV) from six countries into the the Earth’s orbit. “My heartiest congratulations to ISRO and its scientists on the

Govt to spend 1.20 lac crore on Bharti Railway: Piyush Goyal

Govt to spend 1.20 lac crore on Bharti Railway: Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the government is going spend 1.20 lakh crores for the improvement and modernization of railway in the current financial year. More money will be spent on it next year. Indian Railways has set a goal for connecting all of its rail engines with ISRO‘s satellite in 2018. Officials

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ISRO to launch 31 satellites in one go onboard PSLV

ISRO announced that it would launch 31 satellites, including India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation space craft, in a single mission on-board its Polar rocket on January 10. The mission’s main payload would be India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation satellite.The final call will be taken in coming days by The Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch

Student satellite helps solve major space mystery

New York, Dec 14 (PTI) Student satellite helps solve major space mystery. A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in the Earth’s radiation belts has been solved, using data from a student operated shoebox-sized satellite.The results indicate energetic electrons in Earth’s inner radiation belt – primarily near its inner

India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Dec 14 (IANS) India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom. With the size of earth observation satellites reducing and the future trend moving towards a constellation of small satellites rather than a large one, India’s space agency is developing a smaller rocket that can carry satellites weighing up to

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

Beijing, Nov 21: China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites. China launched three remote sensing satellites on Tuesday designed to improve observation capability to promote commercial use for the remote sensing industry, authorities said.The three satellites — Jilin-1 04, Jilin-1 05 and Jilin-1 06 — were launched at 12.50 p.m., from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre

Cassini : Saturn probe heads toward destruction

WASHINGTON:  Robot space craft Cassini, which is unveiling many important information facts about our universe will complete its final round on Friday at the speed of 1.13 lakh KM and will burn to Saturn. With this, Cassini’s 20-year-long journey will end; NASA had invested Rs 24960 crores on this spacecraft.No space craft had ever circulated so close to

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) made it possible that now the natural calamity can be predicted from the space with the accuracy. Previously It was not possible to fetch this kind of information from the space. Geoscientists can now see deep detail of earth’s crust. This

ISRO officials studying failed rocket’s flight data- Daily Post India

ISRO officials studying failed rocket’s flight data

Top ISRO officials are studying the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s (PSLV) flight data to understand why the rocket’s heat shield did not separate during the August 31 launch, that caused the failure of the Rs 250-crore mission. “We are studying the data. We cannot say now why the rocket’s heat shield did not separate as

Top space scientists back ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory

Top space scientists back ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory

India’s top space scientists backed ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory but acknowledged that yesterday’s failure is a matter of concern and hurting as the rocket had a good track record. Striking a note of caution against complacency, they urged team ISRO not to lose heart, and reposed confidence in the space agency’s

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO Sriharikota – Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists are working on the anomaly following the unsuccessful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H on board PSLV-C39 here today, an official release said. The rocket had a normal lift off at 7 pm from the second launch pad. “All the flight events took place

Jasleen Josan, first Sikh women in world to undertake a Mars mission

Jasleen first Sikh women world undertake Mars. Jasleen Kaur Josan is a first Indian Sikh woman who has been selected by NASA to go to Mars. While Kalpana Chawla made history by being the first Indian woman in space in 1997.  The Orion Mission is going to be the first man mission to Mars, which