Post ISRO’s record 104 satellites launch, India emerges as ‘key player’ in global space race

Post ISRO’s record 104 satellites launch, India emerges as ‘key player’ in global space race

New Delhi: After scripting history by successfully launching 104 satellites using single rocket on Wednesday, India has emerged as a ‘key player’ in the global space race.. ndia has come out to an important part as far as global commercial market for space-based surveillance and communication is considered. Isro’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle¬†PSLV-C37 on Wednesday […]

ISRO to launch SCATSAT, 7 other satellites on Sept 26.

ISRO to launch SCATSAT, 7 other satellites on Sept 26.

Indian Space Research Organisation today said it would launch SCAT SAT -1 for ocean and weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO) on September 26. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its 37th flight, (PSLV-C35) will launch the satellites at 9:12 hours on September 26, 2016 from Satish Dhawan […]

PSLV-C23 successfully launched; PM Narendra Modi calls for developing a SAARC satellite

Chennai: India’s national space agency ISRO on Monday launched five satellites from four countries from the spaceport of Sriharikota in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing the scientists at Sriharikota Space Center, PM Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists for the successfull launch. He said, “I feel specially privileged to witness this event in person”. […]

Mangalyaan successfully placed in Mars Transfer Trajector

Chennai/Bangalore: Crossing a major milestone in the country’s space history, ISRO’s Mars Orbiter mission on Sunday ventured out of Earth’s sphere of influence for the first time in an attempt to reach the red planet’s orbit. The critical manoeuvre to place the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft in the Mars Transfer Trajectory was successfully carried out almost […]

Countdown for India’s Mars Orbiter Mission begins

Chennai: The countdown for the India’s ambitious Rs 430-crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) began Sunday 6.08 am at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, a space agency official said. The countdown to the flight of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25) will be for 56.30 hours which is expected to blast off at 2.38 […]

India’s Mars mission delayed by a week

Chennai: India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled for launch Oct 28, has been delayed and the fresh date will be announced later, said the space agency chief. “Of the two ships Nalanda and Yamuna, only Yamanua has reached Fiji. Nalanda has not reached there. It is expected to reach Fiji only around Oct 21. So the […]