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Soon, ISRO could start launch-on-demand service with new rocket

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.

ISRO to send astronauts, including women, to space by 2021

11 Jan 2019

ISRO to send astronauts, including women, to space by 2021

On Friday, ISRO chief K Sivan said that the space agency had set a target of sending Indian astronauts, including women, to space by December 2021, as part of its ambitious human spaceflight project, the Gaganyaan mission.

ISRO launches "Angry Bird" satellite to boost defense communication capabilities

19 Dec 2018

ISRO launches "Angry Bird" satellite to boost defense communication capabilities

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched the GSAT-7A military communications satellite to boost the defense forces' communication capabilities, particularly the Indian Air Force.

ISRO to provide connectivity to J&K, using heaviest rocket, 'Baahubali'

14 Nov 2018

ISRO to provide connectivity to J&K, using heaviest rocket, 'Baahubali'

If weather conditions allow, ISRO's heaviest rocket, the GSLV Mk-III, dubbed 'Baahubali', will lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.

Government approves Rs. 11,000cr for ISRO's PSLV, GSLV programmes

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.

ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions

12 Apr 2018

ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions

ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said the space agency was bracing up for a busy year during which it has lined up several missions, including its important "Chandrayaan-2".

With successful IRNSS-1I launch, ISRO completes India's own GPS

12 Apr 2018

With successful IRNSS-1I launch, ISRO completes India's own GPS

The ISRO successfully launched the IRNSS-1I satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, this morning, thus completing its NavIC system, India's own GPS.

Possible to retrieve GSAT-6A, ISRO says after losing contact

02 Apr 2018

Possible to retrieve GSAT-6A, ISRO says after losing contact

ISRO scientists are probing why contact with the GSAT-6A was lost, but say power failure is the most likely cause.

Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A

01 Apr 2018

Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A

Three days after launching the GSAT-6A, the ISRO has confirmed that communication from the satellite has been lost after the second firing of the on-board engine yesterday.

ISRO releases footage from camera onboard GSAT-6A

30 Mar 2018

ISRO releases footage from camera onboard GSAT-6A

In another exemplary achievement, ISRO successfully put the communication satellite GSAT-6A into the orbit on Thursday.

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

23 Oct 2017

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.

India's heaviest rocket,  GSLV Mk-III, successfully launched

05 Jun 2017

India's heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III, successfully launched

ISRO has successfully launched India's heaviest rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III, at 5:28pm on June 5 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Andhra Pradesh.

With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?

29 May 2017

With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?

With the launch of the GSLV Mk III, ISRO's heaviest launch vehicle, India may soon enter the elite club of nations capable of manned-space missions.

ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D

19 Feb 2017

ISRO conducts successful stage test for cryogenic engine-D

ISRO conducted a successful stage test for its indigenously developed cryogenic engine-D at the liquid propulsion complex at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli.

ISRO launches its weather satellite

08 Sep 2016

ISRO launches its weather satellite

ISRO successfully launched its advanced weather satellite, INSAT-3DR at 16:50 hrs today; postponed by 40 minutes. The 29 hour countdown to its launch was started at 11.10 am on September 7.