Articles about ISRO Chief

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

28 Jun 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.