Mars Orbiter Mission: News

23 Dec 2022


NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snaps mysterious crater deposits 

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured mysterious crater deposits in Arabia Terra, a region present in the northern regions of the red planet.

28 Jun 2022

Space News

NASA releases painting-like maps of Mars: Why are they important

The Planetary Data System of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released parts of a multicolored Martian map that look like paintings.

19 Feb 2021

Perseverance Rover

NASA's Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars' Jezero crater

NASA's Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars' Jezero crater last night. NASA's YouTube channel streamed the event live from 00:45 AM IST on February 19. You can watch the historic feat using this link:

10 Feb 2021


Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world's first interplanetary mission.

09 Feb 2021

United Arab Emirates

Arab spacecraft closes in on Mars on historic flight

A spacecraft from United Arab Emirates was set to swing into orbit around Mars in the Arab world's first interplanetary mission on Tuesday, the first of three robotic explorers arriving at the red planet over the next week and a half.

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.

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.

18 Jul 2019

Akshay Kumar

Akshay, team of women scientists shine in 'Mission Mangal' trailer

After dropping an impressive teaser of Mission Mangal, the makers have finally unveiled the much-awaited trailer of the space drama.

17 Jul 2019


Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.

16 Jul 2019


Sonakshi Sinha's workout is giving us major fitness goals

Sonakshi Sinha, who is gearing up for the release of her movie Khandaani Shafakhana, set social media on fire recently.

27 Nov 2018

Solar System

Touchdown! NASA's InSight robot sets foot on Mars: Details here

After traveling through deep space for over six months, NASA's InSight lander has finally reached its destination - Mars.

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.

01 Sep 2017


PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), through its reliable cost-effective launches, has played a key role in ISRO's successes over the past two decades.

24 Jul 2017


Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away

The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.

21 Jun 2017


Mangalyaan: India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 Earth days

India's first Mars Orbiter 'Mangalyaan', launched in Nov'13, has completed 1,000 Earth days in the Martian orbit on 19 June stated ISRO.

21 Feb 2017

Andhra Pradesh

One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire

58-year-old Bhagyamma, a Peenya Dasarahalli resident, was killed and nine others injured when a KSRTC bus caught fire near Arishinakuntte on NH4. Cause of the mishap is not yet known.

13 Dec 2016


Scientists who shone through Mangalyaan

India's first interplanetary mission, Mangalyaan brought out pictures of the women at ISRO dressed in brightly coloured silk sarees celebrating the mission.