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 […]

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 […]

ISRO to Launch Microsat-R on 24th Jan

Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch Microsat-R from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on 24th January. This is an imaging satellite which will be launched by the 46th flight of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, which is the country’s only […]