Articles about Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
19 Jan 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more
This week, we have witnessed some major developments in tech.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.