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”. […]

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 […]

Indian space agency scores a perfect 100!

Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history with the successful launch of its 100th indigenous mission on Sunday. ISRO’s workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-21 rocket blasted off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 9.53 am. The launch, scheduled for 9.51 am, was delayed by two minutes at […]