Articles about Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
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.
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.
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.
27 Nov 2019
ISRO launches Cartosat-3, 13 US nanosatellites into space
After the Chandrayaan-2 upset in September, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Wednesday launched Cartosat-3 and 13 other US nano-satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota.
03 Oct 2019
Soon, ISRO will take first step to build space station
India plans to have its own space station by 2030.
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.
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.
22 May 2019
ISRO scripts history, launches spy satellite to combat terrorism
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched a super surveillance satellite, RISAT-2B, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
31 Mar 2019
India's 'spy in the sky', EMISAT to be launched tomorrow
A 27-hour countdown began today for the launch of India's EMISAT satellite along with 28 nano-satellites of global customers from Sriharikota on Monday, a mission which would witness the ISRO placing payloads in three orbits and conducting space experiments for the first time.
25 Jan 2019
ISRO successfully launches smallest student satellite #Kalamsat, #MicrosatR from Sriharikota
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched Kalamsat, a satellite built by students, and imaging satellite Microsat-R on board the PSLV-C44 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
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.
29 Nov 2018
ISRO launches India's best-ever high-resolution satellite; 30 others
At 9.58am ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, carrying India's best-ever high-resolution satellite, HysIS, along with 30 other satellites belonging to other countries.
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.
14 Sep 2018
ISRO spy scandal: SC awards Rs. 50L compensation to scientist
On Friday, the Supreme Court announced its judgement on a plea by former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan to prosecute Kerala police officers who had falsely framed him in the ISRO espionage scandal.
23 Aug 2018
The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space
In what is possibly the most audacious flying machine ever designed, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, on August 20, unveiled Stratolaunch - the world's biggest aeroplane.
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.
24 Jan 2018
Google's $20mn Lunar project is falling apart: Here's why
Over ten years ago, Google and XPrize Foundation launched the "Google Lunar XPrize" competition, a private Moon race with $20mn grand prize.
17 Jan 2018
ISRO releases image from India's 100th satellite
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released the first ever image captured by the recently launched Cartosat-2 satellite.
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).
10 Jan 2018
ISRO-TeamIndus contract terminated: End of India's private Moonshot mission?
India's only Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) finalist, Bengaluru's space-tech startup TeamIndus's Moonshot mission hit a major roadblock.
22 Nov 2017
ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble
ISRO is determined to take India's status even higher in the global space program.
30 Oct 2017
ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!
Private Indian companies will soon be joining hands with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for a Joint Venture (JV) to build launch vehicles, something which has been "out-of-bounds" for private firms so far.
03 Sep 2017
Launch failure not due to overloading, says ISRO chairman
Following the failure of ISRO's PSLVC39 rocket to launch India's eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H, the space agency has been investigating the failure.
02 Sep 2017
Why did ISRO's recent PSLV mission fail?
ISRO's PSLV-C39 mission to propel the IRNSS-1H satellite into the orbit was unsuccessful as the heat shield didn't separate in the last few minutes of the mission.
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.
31 Jul 2017
Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!
Attention, Indian space nerds! You may have something big to celebrate as two lunar missions are slated to take off from Indian soil next year.
23 Jun 2017
How does ISRO protect its assets from space debris?
ISRO has made major strides in recent times capitalizing on the ability of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) to launch massive payloads.
23 Jun 2017
ISRO launches 31 satellites, including Cartosat, into space
ISRO launched 31 satellites, including the Cartostat-2 series earth observation satellite, into space from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 9:29am today.
16 Jun 2017
Time is ripe for India to venture into space business
The ISRO has achieved remarkable feats this year, first with launching 104 satellites in a single go in February and second with the launch of India's heaviest satellite GSLV Mark III.
18 Mar 2017
Any plans to brew beer on the moon, asks MP
During Lok Sabha's Question Hour, Sisir Kumar Adhikari, a TMC MP, posed a rather peculiar question seeking to know if "an Indian spacecraft is planning to brew beer on the moon?"
16 Mar 2017
7 teams for private Indian moon mission, 3 from India
Seven teams, including three from India have qualified for India's private moon mission.
01 Mar 2017
New US spy chief surprised at India's space capabilities
Dan Coats, President Donald Trump's Director of National Intelligence said that he was, "shocked the other day to read that India, on one rocket launch, deposited more than 100 satellites in space."
22 Feb 2017
ISRO scientist's final attempt at justice
Former ISRO scientist SN Narayanan was wrongfully accused of being involved in a sex-spy scandal in the mid-90s.
21 Feb 2017
India can develop its own space station, says ISRO chief
ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said with ambitious planning and a long-term approach, India could develop its own space station.
20 Feb 2017
China weary of India's improving space launch capabilities
Reports in Chinese media suggest that Beijing may be weary of the strides ISRO has made in commercial satellite launch operations.
16 Feb 2017
Global media lauds ISRO feat of 104-satellite launch
India's launch of 104 satellites in a single rocket was lauded by global media including The NY Times, London's Times, UK's Guardian, China's Xinhua, and the BBC. The Washington Post called it "another success for ISRO, which is rapidly gaining a reputation globally for its effective yet low-cost missions".
15 Feb 2017
ISRO launches 104 satellites, at once
ISRO successfully launched a record 104 satellites on a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
13 Feb 2017
ISRO plans Venus and Mars mission
The ISRO plans to launch an unmanned space mission to Venus for the first time and revisit Mars.