Articles about ISRO Chief

ISRO successfully launches EOS-04, two more satellites

14 Feb 2022

India
ISRO successfully launches EOS-04, two more satellites

The Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched the EOS-04, an earth observation satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre's First Launch Pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Who is S Somanath, the new chief of ISRO?

13 Jan 2022

India
Who is S Somanath, the new chief of ISRO?

S Somanath was on Wednesday named the new chairperson of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the space secretary, as per an order issued by the central government.

ISRO inks MoUs with spacetech start-ups, grants access to facilities

20 Sep 2021

Technology
ISRO inks MoUs with spacetech start-ups, grants access to facilities

In a milestone for private Indian aerospace start-ups, the government's Department of Space (DoS) has inked a Framework MoU with IIT-Madras start-up AgniKul Cosmos for access to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) facilities.

India to get new 'eye in the sky': Details here

12 Aug 2021

Technology
India to get new 'eye in the sky': Details here

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that the countdown to the launch of India's "eye in the sky" began on Wednesday.

ISRO racing against time to launch Gaganyaan's uncrewed test flight

28 Jun 2021

Technology
ISRO racing against time to launch Gaganyaan's uncrewed test flight

The Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) Gaganyaan program was formally announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address in August 2018.

ISRO set to offload most space activities to private players

15 Mar 2021

Technology
ISRO set to offload most space activities to private players

The Indian Space Research Organisation intends to offload most of its space-related activities to industry and enhance focus on advanced research, its Chairman K Sivan has said, as the government opens up the sector to get private players on board.

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander found on moon's surface, says ISRO-chief

08 Sep 2019

India
Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander found on moon's surface, says ISRO-chief

In a major development, ISRO Chief and Chandrayaan-2 head honcho K Sivan said on Sunday that the space organization has found Vikram lander on the surface of the moon, and that orbiter clicked its thermal image.

Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

07 Sep 2019

India
Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

From enthusiasm to somber, India, and more importantly, the scientists at ISRO, went through a lot last night.

After Chandrayaan-2 goes off-script, Modi consoles emotional ISRO chief

07 Sep 2019

India
After Chandrayaan-2 goes off-script, Modi consoles emotional ISRO chief

India stayed up last night to witness history being scripted as Chandrayaan-2 mission neared climax.

Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO Chief

23 Mar 2018

India
Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October: ISRO Chief

The launch of India's second lunar mission "Chandrayaan-2", slated for next month, has been postponed to October as the experts have suggested some tests, the ISRO Chairman K Sivan said.

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

30 Oct 2017

India
ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

Private Indian companies will soon be joining hands with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for a Joint Venture (JV) to build launch vehicles, something which has been "out-of-bounds" for private firms so far.