K Sivan
India  /  Published 02.01.20

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By PTI in

India  /  Published 01.01.20

Astronauts chosen for space mission: Isro

Four Indian Air Force men have been selected as candidate astronauts for India’s first human space mission scheduled for 2022 and their training is expected to start later this month, the Indian Spa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Isro's tracking centre assumes control of Cartosat-3

The Telemetry Tracking and Command Network of Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has assumed control of the Cartosat-3 satellite which was successfully launched on Wednesday.PSLV-C47 lifted-off...
By PTI in Sriharikota

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

Science as an aarti to Bharat Mata

The failure of Vikram, the landing vehicle of Chandrayaan 2, to make a soft landing on the dark side of the moon was a frustrating end to an otherwise remarkably successful Isro mission. From the dela...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Vikram located on lunar surface: Isro chief

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module has been located on the lunar surface and it must have been a hard landing, Isro chairman K. Sivan said on Sunday, in an admission that the planned soft landing was not s...
By PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Why the moon mission is not a failure

Around 2.30am on Saturday, soon after Isro had confirmed it had lost contact with its moon lander, Vikram, industrialist Anand Mahindra tweeted: “The communication isn’t lost. Every single person ...
By TT Bureau in

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Project 90-95% success, says Isro

India’s space agency on Saturday suggested it might still be possible to regain contact with the Chandrayaan-2 lander, which had fallen silent just before touchdown, and described the moon mission a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi/Bangalore

India  /  Published 07.09.19

BJP celebrates PM ‘achievement’

The Chandrayaan 2 landing might have failed but the BJP on Saturday celebrated the nation’s “phenomenal achievement” under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Ministers and party lead...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Chandrayaan 2 drama after last-mile disappointment

Other political leaders started posting tweets of encouragement to Isro, making the loss of communication with the lander seem like a crisis of national proportions when, in reality, the country is ba...
By The Telegraph 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


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