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

05 Apr 2020

Technology
#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

Technology
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.

Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission

07 Sep 2019

India
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.

Meet K Sivan, the farmer's son who became ISRO Chairman

24 Jul 2019

India
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.

#Chandrayaan2: Meet the team behind India's ambitious second moon mission

23 Jul 2019

India
#Chandrayaan2: Meet the team behind India's ambitious second moon mission

With the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, India's ambitious second moon mission, by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday, the country took a major leap toward outer space.

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

13 Jul 2019

Career
Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.

ISRO's new mini-PSLVs will take just three days to assemble

22 Nov 2017

India
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.

ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

21 Nov 2017

India
ISRO aims to launch first privately-produced rocket by 2021

The ISRO has said it plans to launch for the first time a rocket completely built by private players by 2020-21.

After IRNSS-1H failure, ISRO to resume satellite launches with Cartosat

23 Oct 2017

India
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.

Why did ISRO's recent PSLV mission fail?

02 Sep 2017

India
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.

PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes

01 Sep 2017

India
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.

Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!

31 Jul 2017

India
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.

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

21 Jun 2017

India
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.

New US spy chief surprised at India's space capabilities

01 Mar 2017

India
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."

India can develop its own space station, says ISRO chief

21 Feb 2017

India
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.

China weary of India's improving space launch capabilities

20 Feb 2017

India
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.

Global media lauds ISRO feat of 104-satellite launch

16 Feb 2017

India
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".

ISRO launches 104 satellites, at once

15 Feb 2017

India
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.

ISRO plans Venus and Mars mission

13 Feb 2017

India
ISRO plans Venus and Mars mission

The ISRO plans to launch an unmanned space mission to Venus for the first time and revisit Mars.

ISRO launches Resourcesat-2A aboard PSLV

07 Dec 2016

India
ISRO launches Resourcesat-2A aboard PSLV

ISRO successfully launched the Resourcesat-2A earth observation satellite from the first launch-pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

ISRO's PSLV on longest ever mission

26 Sep 2016

India
ISRO's PSLV on longest ever mission

On 26 September 9:12 AM, ISRO successfully launched a PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.