Articles about Kailasavadivoo Sivan
02 Aug 2020
Indian techie claims Chandrayaan-2 rover intact, even moved a bit
In a major surprise, a Chennai-based techie has claimed that the rover element of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission survived the harrowing crash-landing on the Moon last year.
28 Feb 2020
Sorry Xiaomi, this Realme phone already offers ISRO's 'NavIC' tech
A few days ago, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain announced that an upcoming phone under the company's Redmi sub-brand will use ISRO's own NavIC navigation system.
22 Jan 2020
Meet Vyommitra, the robot that will go on Gaganyaan mission
In a matter of months, ISRO plans to conduct the first flight scheduled for its 'Gaganyaan' mission - the effort to send Indians into space.
22 Jan 2020
Gaganyaan mission: 4 selected astronauts will be trained in Russia
The four astronauts selected by ISRO for the highly-anticipated Gaganyaan mission - the project that aims to send three Indians into space in an Indian module - are heading to Russia for training.
17 Jan 2020
ISRO launches GSAT-30 satellite: What it can do?
ISRO's first satellite of 2020, the GSAT-30, has been successfully launched by Arianespace, the world's first commercial launch service provider.
01 Jan 2020
Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief
Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan on Wednesday announced that the space agency's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has been approved by the Centre.
03 Oct 2019
Soon, ISRO will take first step to build space station
India plans to have its own space station by 2030.
22 Sep 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more
The third week of September was a tad quiet but did witness some interesting launches, including that of Motorola's first-ever line of TVs.
21 Sep 2019
No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief
K Sivan, the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization, has confirmed that the space agency hasn't been able to establish contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2.
16 Sep 2019
In letter to 'jailed' father Chidambaram, Karti mocks PM Modi
Karti Chidambaram, in a two-page letter addressed to his father and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on the latter's 74th birthday, criticized the current government.
13 Sep 2019
Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.
12 Sep 2019
Vikram Lander was 400-meters away from Moon before losing contact
As ISRO races against time to make contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, a report has revealed that the robotic contraption was much closer to its destination before losing communications.
09 Sep 2019
Vikram lander is in one piece, confirms ISRO official
The Chandraayan-2 setback hasn't been able to hamper the spirit of ISRO. The scientists are going all-out to establish contact with Vikram lander, which was supposed to land smoothly on the moon.
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.
08 Sep 2019
ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days
Hours after Chandrayaan-2 Lander went silent during descent on the Moon, K Sivan, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, has said that their scientists have not given up hope on the mission.
07 Sep 2019
Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission
India's historic attempt to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole remained unsuccessful as ISRO lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander.
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.
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.
07 Sep 2019
#Chandrayaan2: In major heartbreak, Vikram lander loses communication with ISRO
As a billion Indians waited with bated breath to witness the touchdown of Vikram lander onto the Moon, it lost contact with ISRO.
06 Sep 2019
Here's when Chandrayaan-2 will land on the Moon, make history
The day has finally come!
14 Aug 2019
Chandrayaan-2 leaves Earth's orbit; enters lunar trajectory, moving towards Moon
Nearly 23 days after its launch on July 22, Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit at 2:21 am on Wednesday, heading towards Moon in a straight path which is 3.84 lakh km away.
24 Jul 2019
Meet K Sivan, the farmer's son who became ISRO Chairman
A week after the launch of Chandrayaan-2 was called-off, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) swiftly got into action mode, and successfully completed the launch this Monday.
03 Jul 2019
Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.
13 Jun 2019
India plans to build its own space station: ISRO Chairman
Days after NASA said it would open the International Space Station for tourists, India has announced that it will build its own space station.
12 Jun 2019
India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, will launch on July 15
After years of planning and development, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is finally ready to launch Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon.
12 Jun 2019
Gaganyaan space mission: IAF to select 'vyomanauts' within 2 months
In a couple of months, the Indian Air Force will select 10 potential candidates for the country's first-ever manned space mission - the Gaganyaan.
06 Feb 2019
GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana
India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from French Guiana in the early hours today.
22 Jan 2019
Soon, ISRO could start launch-on-demand service with new rocket
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is working on a small rocket, one that would be used for a launch-on-demand service.
11 Jan 2019
ISRO to send astronauts, including women, to space by 2021
On Friday, ISRO chief K Sivan said that the space agency had set a target of sending Indian astronauts, including women, to space by December 2021, as part of its ambitious human spaceflight project, the Gaganyaan mission.
19 Dec 2018
ISRO launches "Angry Bird" satellite to boost defense communication capabilities
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched the GSAT-7A military communications satellite to boost the defense forces' communication capabilities, particularly the Indian Air Force.
05 Dec 2018
ISRO's heaviest, 'most powerful' satellite launched, will increase internet speed
Less than a week after ISRO launched the HysIS satellite, ISRO's heaviest satellite, the GSAT-11, has been put into orbit.
23 Sep 2018
Moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2', a calculated risk: ISRO Chairman Sivan
Though Chandrayaan-2, ISRO's moon mission, is a "calculated risk" undertaken despite knowing that 50% of such launches have failed, it'll land at a spot where no country has gone before, said K Sivan, ISRO Chairman.
18 Sep 2018
ISRO plans to launch 18 missions in next six months
With the continuing success of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) missions, ISRO has decided to take it up a notch and plans to launch 18 missions in the next six months, virtually one every two weeks.
17 Sep 2018
Two UK satellites successfully launched by ISRO
On Monday, ISRO's PSLV-C42 blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota and injected two UK satellites into a "very precise orbit" 583km above Earth.
07 Sep 2018
Is the Gaganyaan mission a politically motivated vanity project?
On August 15, PM Narendra Modi announced, to the world's surprise and, ironically, to ISRO's surprise, that India would send its astronauts to space by 2022.
29 Aug 2018
Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO will send 3 Indians to space
A couple of weeks after PM Modi promised a manned spaceflight, ISRO chief K Sivan has come up with a roadmap.
28 Aug 2018
Work on human space mission began in 2004: ISRO chief
India's space agency ISRO began work on developing critical technologies to send humans to space way back in 2004 but the project was not on the "priority list", its chief K Sivan said today.
15 Aug 2018
ISRO chief: India can achieve manned spaceflight by 2022
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of sending an Indian to space by 2022, ISRO chairman K Sivan has said that the space agency can fulfil it.
15 Aug 2018
#IndependenceDay: Modi promises Indian will go to space by 2022
Giving his fifth Independence Day speech from Red Fort, before India goes to elections next year, PM Narendra Modi said we will send an Indian to space by 2022.
13 Aug 2018
ISRO plans to launch its TV channel for Indian kids
In a bid to promote a scientific mindset and temper among young Indians, ISRO is set to launch its own TV channel.