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 […]

WATCH | The New Indian reports from ISRO HQ live: Chandrayaan-3 set to make soft landing on moon

The new Indian brings you exclusive coverage of India’s Moon mission from ISRO’s headquarters in Bengaluru. The LANDER is set to descend from the height of 25km around 6:04 PM IST. Vikram, the lander, along with the rover Pragyan, is poised to touch down near the Moon’s south pole, marking India as the fourth country […]

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WATCH | COUNTDOWN: 5 Days To Go, India’s Moon Mission On Right Track | Chandrayaan Ground Report From VSSC

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced that the Lander Module (LM), that had separated from the propulsion vehicle, was normal and on its way to land on the moon, leading to frenzied excitement in the country on one of the most keenly-watched space programs after the failed mission three years ago. LM successfully […]

WATCH | Vikram Sarabhai Space Scientist Reveals Secret Details Of India’s Human Space Mission & Chandrayaan

In this EXCLUSIVE interview, Dr S Unnikrishnan Nair, Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, gives details of India’s first manned mission to the space, Gaganyaan. Astronauts will be sent into space and brought back safely, making it an exciting and historic endeavor, says VSCC director. The mission places paramount emphasis on crew safety and security. […]