Chandrayaan-2 launch on July 22

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced the new date for launching its second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2. The rocket will now be launched on Monday, July 22 at 2.43 pm, the ISRO tweeted on Thursday. The earlier launch, which was scheduled at 2.51 am on July 15, was called off one hour before the […]

Chandrayaan-2’s GSLV Mk-III Rocket Aborted After Technical Snag

Sriharikota: The GSLV Mk-III rocket, which developed problems just ahead of the launch of the Chandrayaan-2 mission on Monday morning, is supposed to be ISRO’s next-generation launch vehicle, designed to carry heavier payloads deeper into space. A technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system at 1 hour before the launch. As a measure of […]

ISRO Signs MOU With IIT Roorkee For Space Technology Cell

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee signed an MOU with The Indian Space Research Organization of the Department of Space, Government of India, Bengaluru today for setting up an ISRO-IITR Space Technology Cell (STC) at IIT Roorkee. This MOU was signed keeping in view the need to strengthen their institutional interactions and thereby enhancing […]

French Space Agency to Help ISRO for ‘Gaganyaan’ Project

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: For the ‘Gaganyaan’ project ISRO Experts will start receiving training at the Toulouse Space Centre in France from this month, informed the French space agency CNES yesterday. It further informed that the experts will also be trained at CADMOS, the centre for development of micro-gravity applications and space operations, and the MEDES Space […]

ISRO Launches Young Scientist Programme From This Summer

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A announcement for launch of Young Scientist programme to train class 9 students in space technology and its applications was done by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) day before yesterday. The city-based space agency said in a statement that “ISRO has launched the special programme for school children ‘Yuva Vigyani Karyakram’ (Young Scientist […]

Centre Approves For Setting New Company Under Department of Space

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: An official release made it clear that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be able to sell its research and development work to further enable private players in India. The Central Government gave its approval for setting up of a new company under the Department of Space to commercially exploit the research and […]

ISRO Launches 40th Communication Satellite, GSAT-31 From French Guiana

Bhubaneswar/France: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)’s successfully launched its 40th communication satellite Gsat-31 from the European spaceport in French Guiana at 2.31 am today (IST). Ariane 5 VA-247, the launch vehicle of European launch services provider Arianespace, carried India’s GSAT-31 and Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 satellites, as scheduled. After a 42-min flight, GSAT-31 […]

“Rocketry: The Nambi Effect” Gets its New Director

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: The tri-lingual movie “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect” biopic of Indian scientist and aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan, has got its new director in the form of R Madhavan. Previously this biopic was to be directed by the National Award-winning filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan, who has now declined to do this movie because of some unavoidable circumstances […]

IRCTC Links with ISRO: Track Live Status of Your Train

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with the Indian Space Research Organisation to facilitate its passengers and service takers by allowing them to check and track the live status of their train. The IRCTC has linked its locomotives via ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) satellites and have made it […]