Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
11 Feb 2021
Gaganyaan crewed mission delayed; Will miss 75th Independence-Day deadline
India's ambitious space initiative Gaganyaan will launch its second unmanned mission sometime in 2022-23 as per a statement by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. The actual human spaceflight module will be launched at an unspecified time thereafter.
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.
14 Nov 2018
ISRO to provide connectivity to J&K, using heaviest rocket, 'Baahubali'
If weather conditions allow, ISRO's heaviest rocket, the GSLV Mk-III, dubbed 'Baahubali', will lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.
07 Jun 2018
Government approves Rs. 11,000cr for ISRO's PSLV, GSLV programmes
In a huge boost to India's space programme, the Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, on Wednesday committed Rs. 10,911cr to ISRO for building and launching 30 PSLV, and 10 GSLV Mk-III rockets between 2019 and 2024.
12 Apr 2018
ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions
ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said the space agency was bracing up for a busy year during which it has lined up several missions, including its important "Chandrayaan-2".
12 Apr 2018
With successful IRNSS-1I launch, ISRO completes India's own GPS
The ISRO successfully launched the IRNSS-1I satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, this morning, thus completing its NavIC system, India's own GPS.
02 Apr 2018
Possible to retrieve GSAT-6A, ISRO says after losing contact
ISRO scientists are probing why contact with the GSAT-6A was lost, but say power failure is the most likely cause.
01 Apr 2018
Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A
Three days after launching the GSAT-6A, the ISRO has confirmed that communication from the satellite has been lost after the second firing of the on-board engine yesterday.
30 Mar 2018
ISRO releases footage from camera onboard GSAT-6A
In another exemplary achievement, ISRO successfully put the communication satellite GSAT-6A into the orbit on Thursday.
29 Mar 2018
ISRO successfully launches the GSAT-6A communication satellite
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the GSAT-6A communication satellite from its launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
05 Feb 2018
ISRO's Chandrayaan-2: World's first mission to land near Moon's south-pole
ISRO is set to launch the much-anticipated Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission around April this year from Sriharikota.
13 Jan 2018
Chandrayaan-2: Mission to land on Moon on schedule, says ISRO
India is going back to Moon soon as the launch of its next lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is on schedule, according to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
23 Oct 2017
After IRNSS-1H failure, ISRO to resume satellite launches with Cartosat
ISRO is gearing up for its next project: the launch of Cartosat along with 30 nano satellites of foreign countries in December.
05 Jun 2017
India's heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III, successfully launched
ISRO has successfully launched India's heaviest rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III, at 5:28pm on June 5 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Andhra Pradesh.
29 May 2017
With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?
With the launch of the GSLV Mk III, ISRO's heaviest launch vehicle, India may soon enter the elite club of nations capable of manned-space missions.
16 May 2017
ISRO to launch India's most powerful rocket next month
Come June, ISRO is going to launch the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III; its most powerful rocket, capable of carrying a much heavier load than its predecessors. In its first mission, it will be carrying a 3.2 tonnes heavy satellite.
19 Feb 2017
ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D
ISRO conducted a successful stage test for its indigenously developed cryogenic engine-D at the liquid propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli.
08 Sep 2016
ISRO launches its weather satellite
ISRO successfully launched its advanced weather satellite, INSAT-3DR at 16:50 hrs today; postponed by 40 minutes. The 29 hour countdown to its launch was started at 11.10 am on September 7.