PM announces 4 Gaganyaan crew members ‘taking 140 cr Indian to space’

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remarked that India’s growing influence on the global stage is evident in its space endeavours, particularly highlighted by the announcement of the names of four astronauts selected for the nation’s Gaganyaan human space flight mission. The PM conferred astronaut credentials upon the four people chosen for the […]

ISRO launches INSAT-3DS satellite successfully

NEW DELHI: The meteorological satellite INSAT-3DS was launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday, using a Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket. During its 16th mission, the GSLV rocket successfully placed the INSAT-3DS meteorological satellite into the planned orbit. Following additional orbit-adjusting manoeuvres, the satellite will be positioned within a Geostationary Orbit. Also Read: Modi’s temple […]

ISRO achieves milestone: Aditya-L1 successfully enters orbit for Sun study

The critical Halo-Orbit Insertion (HOI) of the solar observatory spacecraft was completed around 4 pm on January 6, 2024.

India’s XPoSat: Milestone in Space Exploration

XPoSat is India’s first dedicated polarimetry mission and only the second in the world after NASA’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer mission launched in December 2021.

ISRO aims to launch 50 satellites in the next five years: S Somanath

Somanath stressed the importance of bolstering the nation's ability to monitor and respond to threats effectively.

First Indian astronaut on moon by 2040: ISRO Chairman

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After the stellar success of its history-making Chandrayan-3 lunar mission, ISRO is going full throttle with its plans to send Indian astronauts for the first time on the moon by 2040, according to its chairman S. Somanath. “Looking ahead, ISRO aims to take the next step in space exploration with the Gaganyaan programme, planning […]

Indo-US NISAR space mission to launch in March 2024

NEW DELHI: Following multiple victories for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on fronts of space exploration, NASA administrator Bill Nelson, on Friday, announced the launch of the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) in March 2024. Nelson said, while addressing the media, that the joint-launch is slated to mark a major milestone in the Indo-US […]

Launch vehicle of Chandrayaan-3 re-enters Earth, predicted to fall in Pacific

NEW DELHI: The launch vehicle of the famed Chandrayaan-3 that made its soft landing on the moon’s south polar surface, reportedly entered the Earth’s atmosphere on Wednesday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has predicted that the upper stage will make a deep dive into the Pacific Ocean. “The cryogenic upper stage of the LVM3 […]

ISRO, IAF must set up space centre like ATC to check China: US R&D co head

New Delhi:  At the ongoing second edition of the three-day Indian Space Conclave in Delhi, which has a theme ‘Bhumandal se Brahmand Tak’, stakeholders from private defence and aerospace companies, alongside space experts, an American private company has pitched a move for India to have its own space centre, on the pattern of air traffic […]

EXC| Space station, manned moon, Mars missions in pipeline: ISpA chief

NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Conclave 2023, orchestrated by the Indian Space Association (ISpA), has commenced its second edition with a mission to elevate collaboration, stimulate innovation, and nurture strategic alliances within the swiftly evolving space sector. Unfolding from October 9 to 11, this three-day event attracted prominent figures from both the British and French […]