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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.

Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

07 Sep 2019

Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

From enthusiasm to somber, India, and more importantly, the scientists at ISRO, went through a lot last night.

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

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.

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

13 Jul 2019

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.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

India plans to build its own space station: ISRO Chairman

13 Jun 2019

India plans to build its own space station: ISRO Chairman

Days after NASA said it would open the International Space Station for tourists, India has announced that it will build its own space station.

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'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.

ISRO's Joint-Venture with private companies to launch rockets by 2020!

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.

New launchpad at Sriharikota to boost ISRO's launch capacity

03 Aug 2017

New launchpad at Sriharikota to boost ISRO's launch capacity

ISRO's launch capacity will soon receive a boost as the launchpad center at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota will get a second vehicle assembly building by the end of this year.

New ISRO satellites to bring high-speed internet to Indian users

21 May 2017

New ISRO satellites to bring high-speed internet to Indian users

In a bid to bring high speed Internet connectivity, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced plans to launch three communication satellites in the next 18 months.