March 04, 2020 10:07 pm
India’s ambitious project that aimed to land a spacecraft on the moon remained unfulfilled as the Vikram lander onboard the Chandrayaan-2 mission, launched in July last year, failed to perform a soft-landing on Moon.
January 22, 2020 1:28 pm
While talking about Gaganyaan and Chandrayaan-3, ISRO Chief K Sivan said that the Indian space agency will look at the manned moon mission but someday in future not right now.
January 02, 2020 8:54 am
Addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on Wednesday, ISRO chairman K Sivan also announced that four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots had been selected for the Gaganyaan mission, India’s first attempt at a manned mission.
January 02, 2020 8:48 am
The ISRO chief's comments come a day after Union Minister Jitendra Singh had announced that India would launch Chandrayaan-3 in 2020.
November 14, 2019 1:38 pm
After an unsuccessful bid two months ago, India may attempt another soft landing on the Moon by next year-end, probably in November. The Indian Space Research Organisation had constituted a high-level committee to prepare a report on the proposed Chandrayaan-3.
November 03, 2019 8:04 am
ISRO chief K Sivan was delivering a speech at the golden jubilee convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. Before the convocation address, Sivan signed a memorandum of understanding with the institute for setting up a space technology cell (STC) at the institute.
May 04, 2019 5:04 pm
"Till date nobody has made an attempt to land a rover in the region. It has been only near the equator (of the Moon).We will be attempting to launch the rover (of Chandrayaan 2) in lunar South Pole for the first time," ISRO Chairman K Sivan said.
March 26, 2019 2:26 pm
NASA confirmed that Chandrayaan 2 and Israeli lander Beresheet, due to touch down April 11, will each carry NASA-owned laser retroreflector arrays.
December 28, 2018 7:33 pm
While preparations for sending the first Indian astronaut via an Indian spacecraft have been going ever since ISRO Policy Planning Committee envisaged the idea, the Cabinet approval that came on Friday afternoon was the first official step that concretised the timeline of Gaganyaan Project.
August 22, 2018 6:45 am
From first evidence of water in 2009 to latest finding on ice, a role for ISRO and NASA instruments aboard Indian spacecraft.
January 02, 2020 7:31 pm
ISRO is working on both the Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan in 2020. However, the launch of Chandrayaan-3 might be pushed back to 2021.