Indian Space Research Organisation Isro
Science  /  Published 01.04.19

‘Electronic intel’ hunt

India’s space agency on Monday used its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle to place into orbit an Indian defence satellite and 28 foreign satellites and then turned the PSLV’s fourth stage itself into...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 18.01.19

Hello, Isro, got a rocket? Yes, lift-off in 72 hours

 India’s space agency will introduce this year a launch-on-demand service for small satellites through a new rocket that could be prepared for flight within 72 hours, senior space officials sai...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 11.01.19

Chandrayaan-2 mission planned for mid-April: ISRO

The launch of India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, is planned for the middle of April this year, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan announced Friday.ISRO had earlier sa...
By PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 28.10.18

Former Isro chief joins BJP

A former chairman of India’s space agency, G. Madhavan Nair, who had led the country’s first lunar orbiter mission but was punished by the UPA government following allegations of impropriety durin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.19

Chandrayaan-2 in lunar orbit

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully slipped into lunar orbit on Tuesday after what some space scientists called a “heart-stopping” 29-minute manoeuvre and is expected to land on the moon on ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.07.19

Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22: ISRO

The revised launch of the Chandrayaan-2 is on July 22, the Indian Space Research Organisation said on Thursday.On July 15, the launch was aborted 56 minutes and 24 seconds before lift-off at 1.55 am a...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.07.19

Shot at Moon fourth slot

India hopes to become the fourth country to soft-land a space probe on the Moon through the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, to be launched early on Monday into a 53-day journey to an unexplored territory ne...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.06.19

India plans own space station

India’s space agency on Thursday signalled its intention to build a space station to help the country establish the capacity for sustained human presence in space after its first human space flight,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 19.03.19

Space-shrink threat to cancer-drug tree

Mountain land suitable for the tree called the Himalayan yew across South and Southeast Asia is likely to shrink by about 30 per cent under climate change, scientists at the Indian Institute of Remote...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.20

Isro selects 4 astronauts for Gaganyaan programme

Isro on Wednesday announced that the launch of country's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, may happen next year and said four people from the Indian Air Force have been selected for the Gaganyaan pr...
By PTI in Bengaluru


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