December 12, 2020 4:28 pm
Chari will become the fourth person of Indian origin to go to outer space. The first Indian to enter space was Rakesh Sharma, when he flew aboard the Soviet rocket Soyuz T-11 in 1984.
October 05, 2020 9:20 am
Established in 1952 as Factory No. 918, Zvezda is a Russian company which primarily designs, develops and produces portable life support systems for aircraft and spacecraft crew.
August 30, 2020 6:06 pm
A senior official of the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), the space agency of France, said work on the equipment for Mission Alpha is on.
August 16, 2020 9:05 pm
The likely delay in the first unmanned mission was recently conveyed to the Space Commission, the apex policy making body on space related issues. The Space Commission is headed by ISRO Chairman and Department of Space Secretary K Sivan.
August 07, 2020 1:25 am
The training of the four astronauts at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), which started in February but was put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, had resumed in May.
June 11, 2020 5:19 pm
The space agency is expected to launch the Rs 10,000- crore "Gaganyaan" in 2022, the year of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
March 13, 2020 6:56 am
The training included survival techniques required in the event of the crew landing in a cold zone and was “successfully overcome by representatives of the Indian Space Research Organisation,” the training centre has reported.
February 12, 2020 9:50 am
The IAF pilots will also be trained in short-term weightlessness mode aboard a special Il-76MDK aircraft, as well as measures for “abnormal landing’’ of their spaceship in various terrain.
January 25, 2020 8:36 am
Before India’s first human spaceflight, a half-humanoid will travel solo to help determine if the trip is safe enough. How ISRO is preparing for the unmanned and manned trips, and where the half-humanoid fits in
January 24, 2020 6:10 pm
ISRO will provide a bulwark of technologies and systems for the Gaganyaan mission, but there will be key contributions from Russia and France. Russia will help with the selection of astronauts, while France will help with its expertise in space medicine.
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.
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