Articles about Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India to have manned submersibles under Deep Ocean Mission soon

28 Jul 2021

India to have manned submersibles under Deep Ocean Mission soon

In the next five years, India will have an ambitious program of manned submersibles that can carry three scientists to a depth of 6,000 meters into the ocean under the Deep Ocean Mission, Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.

Kasturirangan pens his story of public and professional journey

29 Jun 2021

Kasturirangan pens his story of public and professional journey

Veteran Space Scientist K Kasturirangan has shared the story of his public and professional journey in different capacities spanning over five decades.

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.

ISRO launches Brazil's Amazonia-1, 18 satellites; first launch of 2021

28 Feb 2021

ISRO launches Brazil's Amazonia-1, 18 satellites; first launch of 2021

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched the primary satellite Amazonia-1 of Brazil along with 18 co-passenger satellites.

ISRO'S PSLV-C51 set to launch Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 on Sunday

27 Feb 2021

ISRO'S PSLV-C51 set to launch Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 on Sunday

If things go as planned, an Indian rocket will launch a Brazilian satellite for the first-time from the Sriharikota spaceport on Sunday.

NewsBytes Briefing: Narendra Modi draws inspiration from MrBeast, and more

15 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Narendra Modi draws inspiration from MrBeast, and more

It's official, even our supreme leader Narendra Modi is most likely a fan of YouTube philanthropist MrBeast.

India plans to have sustained human presence in space

15 Feb 2021

India plans to have sustained human presence in space

India plans to have a sustained human presence in space and is coming out with a policy framework and a long-term roadmap.

ISRO's satellite will carry Modi's photo, Bhagavad Gita to space

15 Feb 2021

ISRO's satellite will carry Modi's photo, Bhagavad Gita to space

India's first manned mission might be scheduled sometime after 2023, but that isn't stopping the Indian Prime Minister from a space voyage.

ISRO, MapmyIndia join hands to take on Google Maps/Earth

12 Feb 2021

ISRO, MapmyIndia join hands to take on Google Maps/Earth

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and location and navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia announced an initiative to partner together to offer India's best, and fully indigenous, mapping portal and geospatial services.

Gaganyaan crewed mission delayed; Will miss 75th Independence-Day deadline

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.

Brazilian, Indian startup satellite in ISRO's first mission in 2021

05 Feb 2021

Brazilian, Indian startup satellite in ISRO's first mission in 2021

In its first mission in 2021, India's space agency ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) plans to launch on February 28 Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 and three Indian payloads, including one built by a home-grown start-up.

SpaceX beats ISRO's record; Launches 143 satellites in one go

25 Jan 2021

SpaceX beats ISRO's record; Launches 143 satellites in one go

Elon Musk's commercial space endeavor SpaceX has smashed the Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) record for sending the most number of satellites in a single mission.

ISRO's PSLV C-49, carrying all-weather earth imaging satellite, lifts off

07 Nov 2020

ISRO's PSLV C-49, carrying all-weather earth imaging satellite, lifts off

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday launched the 51st mission of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO to launch EOS-01, 9 other satellites on November 7

30 Oct 2020

ISRO to launch EOS-01, 9 other satellites on November 7

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch 10 satellites using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on November 7.

US court orders ISRO's Antrix to pay $1.2bn compensation

30 Oct 2020

US court orders ISRO's Antrix to pay $1.2bn compensation

In a major setback for Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of ISRO, a federal court in the US has directed it to pay a compensation of $1.2 billion to Bengaluru-based start-up, Devas Multimedia, for canceling a 2005 satellite deal.

Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

29 Oct 2020

Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

Days after it apprised the Supreme Court that it would bring a law to deal with the annual menace of air pollution, the Centre on Wednesday got President Ram Nath Kovind to sign an ordinance, that allows the setting up of a commission to look into the air quality in NCR.

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

12 Aug 2020

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

02 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Big Tech trial, CERT-In's warning, NASA's Mars mission, more

This week, the biggest story in tech was the congressional trial of the CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon over anti-trust issues.

Indian techie claims Chandrayaan-2 rover intact, even moved a bit

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.

India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'

05 Jul 2020

India's Mangalyaan just photographed Mars' mysterious moon 'Phobos'

Like Earth has one, Mars hosts two elusive moons in its orbit - Phobos and its smaller, more distant sibling Deimos.

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

07 Jun 2020

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

You can keep Shah Rukh Khan away from the screen, but not from cinema.

Private firms allowed to access ISRO facilities, explore space travel

16 May 2020

Private firms allowed to access ISRO facilities, explore space travel

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the government will boost private participation in the space sector.

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

01 May 2020

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

05 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

Coronavirus outbreak: ISRO designing ventilators that can work without power

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ISRO designing ventilators that can work without power

In a bid to support Indian healthcare in light of the coronavirus crisis, ISRO has agreed to help with the production of ventilators, oxygen canisters, and other supplies.

OPPO's Realme is launching a sub-brand called 'Narzo'

19 Mar 2020

OPPO's Realme is launching a sub-brand called 'Narzo'

In a bid to expand its footprint, Realme, the Chinese smartphone company owned by OPPO, has announced a new sub-brand called 'Narzo'.

Sorry Xiaomi, this Realme phone already offers ISRO's 'NavIC' tech

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

26 Jan 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Microsoft's data leak, OnePlus 8 specs, ISRO's Vyommitra, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the tech space.

Meet Vyommitra, the robot that will go on Gaganyaan mission

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.

Gaganyaan mission: 4 selected astronauts will be trained in Russia

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more

19 Jan 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more

This week, we have witnessed some major developments in tech.

ISRO launches GSAT-30 satellite: What it can do?

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.

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

13 Jan 2020

ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.

Soon, Xiaomi phones could use India's own version of GPS

02 Jan 2020

Soon, Xiaomi phones could use India's own version of GPS

Xiaomi could soon become the first smartphone maker to offer navigation services with the Indian version of the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Chandrayaan-3 approved; 4 astronauts identified for Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

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.

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Five biggest Bollywood hits of this year

Bringing to us one of the most controversial movies of recent times, a disappointing Oscars entry, many shoddy biopics, and some silent gems, 2019 was a mixed bag, as far as Bollywood is concerned.

ISRO launches India's latest spy satellite, marking PSLV's 50th mission

11 Dec 2019

ISRO launches India's latest spy satellite, marking PSLV's 50th mission

In a major development, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched India's latest spy satellite, RISAT-2BR1, aboard its PSLV-C48 workhorse.

Chandrayaan-3 official! ISRO seeks Rs. 75 crore from Centre

08 Dec 2019

Chandrayaan-3 official! ISRO seeks Rs. 75 crore from Centre

Months after the Indian Space Research Organisation launched the Chandrayaan-2 moon mission, the space agency has sought Rs. 75 crore from the Centre for the next phase, Chandrayaan-3.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

03 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Shanmuga Subramanian explains how he found Vikram's crash site

Earlier today, NASA announced it has located the crash site and debris of India's long-lost Vikram Lander.

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

03 Dec 2019

Meet Shanmuga Subramanian, the techie who found Vikram on Moon

On December 3, India woke up to the news of Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2 being discovered on the Moon.