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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.

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

23 Oct 2019

NASA orbiter fails to locate Vikram Lander, again

NASA's second attempt to locate India's Vikram Lander on the Moon's surface has gone in vain.

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

04 Oct 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter studying lunar surface as Vikram remains silent

As the Vikram Lander of Chandryaan-2 remains mum in lunar darkness, the Indian Space Research Organization is using the Orbiter element of the mission to study the surface of the moon.

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

21 Sep 2019

No communication with Vikram Lander, says ISRO chief

K Sivan, the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization, has confirmed that the space agency hasn't been able to establish contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2.

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

09 Sep 2019

Here's why Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander isn't responding

More than two days after attempting a lunar landing, the Vikram Lander of India's Chandrayaan-2 remains silent.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Chandrayaan-2, Jio Fiber, Facebook number leak, and more

08 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Chandrayaan-2, Jio Fiber, Facebook number leak, and more

The first week of September was full of action for technology enthusiasts.

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

08 Sep 2019

ISRO will contact Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander for next 14 days

Hours after Chandrayaan-2 Lander went silent during descent on the Moon, K Sivan, the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, has said that their scientists have not given up hope on the mission.

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

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.

Chandrayaan-2 will make India a global powerhouse: Former NASA astronaut

06 Sep 2019

Chandrayaan-2 will make India a global powerhouse: Former NASA astronaut

After traveling for nearly two months in space, Chandrayaan-2, India's second-ever mission to the Moon, is ready to set foot on its destination, tonight.

Here's when Chandrayaan-2 will land on the Moon, make history

06 Sep 2019

Here's when Chandrayaan-2 will land on the Moon, make history

The day has finally come!

Vikram Lander detaches from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, heading towards landing site

02 Sep 2019

Vikram Lander detaches from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, heading towards landing site

After completing the final orbit change on September 1, the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, India's second-ever mission to the Moon, has detached from the orbiter element of the craft.

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO will use these high-tech instruments on moon mission

20 Jun 2019

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO will use these high-tech instruments on moon mission

On July 15, ISRO will launch Chandrayaan-2, its second mission to the Moon.

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, set to launch in July

02 May 2019

India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, set to launch in July

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon, is set to launch in mid-July, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced.

Chandrayaan-2 mission likely to be launched next month, says ISRO

03 Jan 2019

Chandrayaan-2 mission likely to be launched next month, says ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said today.

ISRO launches India's best-ever high-resolution satellite; 30 others

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.

Moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2', a calculated risk: ISRO Chairman Sivan

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.

ISRO plans to launch 18 missions in next six months

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.

No privatization plans, but will take private-players' help: ISRO Chairman

12 Aug 2018

No privatization plans, but will take private-players' help: ISRO Chairman

ISRO Chairman K Sivan has dismissed controversial allegations of him attempting to privatize ISRO.

#RaceToTheMoon: Chandrayaan-2 suffers another delay, launch unlikely till January

05 Aug 2018

#RaceToTheMoon: Chandrayaan-2 suffers another delay, launch unlikely till January

India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, has witnessed another delay which will see it launch no sooner than January 2019. The Rs. 800cr mission was initially scheduled for April 2018.

ISRO is working on testing orbital re-entry of reusable vehicle

23 Apr 2018

ISRO is working on testing orbital re-entry of reusable vehicle

Though it's currently focusing on Chandrayaan-II, readying it for an October launch, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), is also planning a major experiment as a follow-up to the successful testing of the reusable launch vehicle technology demonstrator (RLV-TD).

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to launch in October instead of April

03 Mar 2018

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to launch in October instead of April

According to media reports, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch its second lunar mission, called Chandrayaan-2, to the moon's South Pole only in October.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to cost less than the movie 'Interstellar'

20 Feb 2018

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission to cost less than the movie 'Interstellar'

The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) upcoming lunar mission, called Chandrayaan-2, to the moon's South Pole will be cheaper than the Hollywood movie Interstellar.

ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission to moon's South Pole

17 Feb 2018

ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission to moon's South Pole

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a lunar mission, called Chandrayaan-2, to the moon's South Pole in April, Minister of State for Department of Space Jitendra Singh has announced.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2: World's first mission to land near Moon's south-pole

05 Feb 2018

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2: World's first mission to land near Moon's south-pole

ISRO is set to launch the much-anticipated Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission around April this year from Sriharikota.

Chandrayaan-2: Mission to land on Moon on schedule, says ISRO

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).