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ISRO ropes in three vendors to assemble 27 satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed contracts with three vendors to outsource Spacecraft Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) activit...

ISRO scientists successfully test 'Vikas Engine'

ISRO said it successfully conducted a ground test of its high thrust version of the 'Vikas Engine' that would improve the payload capability of the s...

Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life

A Japanese probe has reached an asteroid 300 million kilometres away to collect information about the birth of the solar system and the origin of lif...

ISRO clears GSAT-11 for launch

The ISRO has cleared for launch GSAT-11, the satellite which was recalled from Kourou in French Guinea for thorough checks, after losing contact with...

ISRO offers tech transfer to 'qualified' industries

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) floated a request for qualification (RFQ) for technology-transfer of lithium-ion cell to Indian industr...

'Ramgarh crater' caused by meteorite impact, claim experts

Since the 19th century, Ramgarh Crater has evoked the interest of geologists and now a team of scientists is in Rajasthan's Baran district to solve t...

ISRO's help sought for satellite imagery of events on 'Yoga Day'

The Ayush Ministry has approached the country's premier space agency ISRO for satellite imagery of the countrywide events between 7 am and 8 am on In...

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s navigation satellite INRSS-1I was launched by PSLV-C41 from the spaceport in Sriharikota and successfu...

Humanity's first flight to Sun set to launch in July: NASA

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – humanity’s first mission to the Sun – is undergoing final preparations for its launch scheduled f...

'Tiangong-1' space lab comes down over South Pacific

China’s defunct ‘Tiangong-1’ space lab mostly broke up on re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere above the South Pacific, Chinese...

'Chandrayaan-2' launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

The launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’, slated for next month, has been postponed to October as the experts hav...

NASA probe set to uncover mysteries of rare 'relic galaxy'

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is set on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover a rare ancient “relic galaxy” hidden in our cosmic b...

Five launches in 5 months, our hands full: ISRO chief

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is focussed on conducting five launches in as many months, including the Chandrayaan-2 mission, and its...

S. Somanath takes charge as VSSC director

Noted scientist S. Somanath took charge as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. He succeeds K. Sivan, who was appointed as...

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 – the most advanced missile in the Agni series wi...

ISRO can deliver better with more resources: Kiran Kumar

The Indian Space Research Organisation can do things at a much faster pace if given more resources, says the agency’s former Chairman AS Kiran ...

'Chandrayaan-2' mission on schedule: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation said the ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission is on schedule and flight models are going through various tests....

India launches Cartosat 2 Series satellite, 29 others

India successfully launched weather observation satellite Cartosat 2 Series and 29 other spacecraft onboard its dependable Polar rocket from Sriharik...

K. Sivan named new ISRO chairman

The government appointed renowned scientist K. Sivan as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to replace AS Kiran Kumar. The Appo...

ISRO eyes its 100th satellite

India will launch ISRO’s 100th satellite along with 30 others in a single mission on January 12 from Sriharikota, in a milestone event in the c...

Planet Labs to launch 4 satellites on board India's PSLV-C40

Planet Labs Inc, a U.S-based integrated aerospace and data analytics company, said that four of its Dove satellites will be launched aboard IndiaR...

Over 1.3 lakh Indians 'book ticket' to Mars

More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency’s mission to t...

ISRO to launch 30 satellites in one go in December

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said it will launch 30 satellites in a single mission on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV...

'Planet Nine' does exist in solar system: NASA

The elusive ‘Planet Nine’ does exist, and may be 10 times the mass of the Earth and 20 times away from the Sun than Neptune, NASA scienti...

India's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 3 yrs in orbit

India’s rendezvous with the red planet continues as its celebrated Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completes three years in orbit. “As the cou...

ISRO to launch back-up navigation satellite on Aug 31

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said it will launch its navigation satellite ‘IRNSS-1H’ on August 31 to augment the existin...

Lunar eclipse on Aug 7 to be visible in India

A lunar eclipse will occur on the night of August 7, continuing until early the next morning, and will be visible in India and all over Asia, Europe,...

Indian astronomers discover 'Saraswati', a supercluster of galaxies

A team of Indian astronomers have identified a previously unknown, extremely large supercluster of galaxies located in the direction of constellation...

NASA’s Juno probe set to fly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is set to fly directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot – the gas giant’s iconic 16,000-kilometer-wide storm. This will be humani...

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