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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)


Glitch in small satellite vehicle is a setback for ISRO. But agency's past record offers hope

August 09, 2022 9:08 am

The SSLV-DI was touted as a competition to small satellite launchers developed by US-based private companies such as SpaceX and Rocket Lab.

Cabinet approves transfer of 10 in-orbit communication satellites to NSIL

June 09, 2022 2:34 am

The Union Cabinet has also approved increasing the authorised share capital of NSIL from Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 7,500 crore.

Bengaluru: ISRO chairman inaugurates new spacecraft manufacturing facility

June 02, 2022 7:52 am

The new state-of-the-art spacecraft manufacturing facility can conduct assembly integration and testing of four large spacecraft simultaneously.

For safety of Gaganyaan crew, ISRO will simulate failure with ‘abort missions’

May 20, 2022 7:40 am

The ISRO chief, S Somanath, pointed out that while the main purpose of the Gaganyaan mission is to demonstrate India’s capability, it is also the first step toward an Indian Space Station in the future.

Hyderabad space startup successfully tests solid fuel engine for its launch vehicle

May 19, 2022 2:53 pm

Skyroot is among the handful of space startups that have already started working on launch vehicles, satellites, and their applications since the space sector was opened up to private players by the current government two years ago.

Work on India’s planned Venus mission is under way, says ISRO chairperson

May 05, 2022 4:19 am

The conference, which was live streamed, included presentations on the themes of Sun and Venus connection, Venusian atmospheric and surface studies and sessions on opportunities for user community as well as the scientific context and possibilities.

April 11, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Snag In Insat

April 11, 2022 12:50 am

ISRO scientists faced the first problem with Insat 1-A when their attempts to put it on a transfer orbit failed. The master control facility at Hassan announced that the apogee motor of the satellite failed to fire on command from the ground.

HAL hands over Gaganyaan hardware to ISRO for India’s maiden manned mission to space

April 06, 2022 1:36 pm

Last year in October, the heaviest Semi-Cryogenic propellant tank (SC120- LOX) ever fabricated by HAL was delivered to Isro.

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter makes new discovery about distribution of gas in moon’s atmosphere

March 08, 2022 4:40 pm

New data from CHACE-2 mass spectrometer on Chandrayaan-2 show distribution of Argon-40 gas in lunar ‘exosphere’, beyond the areas this was known to exist, a statement from the ISRO said

Isro successfully launches EOS-04, two other satellites Monday morning

February 15, 2022 2:37 am

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off at 05:59 am from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at the end of a 25-hour countdown, marking the space agency's first mission launch in 2022.


ISRO recruitment 2020 for 12th pass: How to apply

February 17, 2020 4:14 pm

ISRO recruitment 2020: A total of 182 vacancies are advertised under this recruitment drive. Interested can apply at the official website, till March 6

ISRO loses touch with Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander, PM says 'effort was worth it'

September 08, 2019 7:42 am

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander failed to make a smooth soft-landing, unable to bring down its speed to the required level.

Hiring in ISRO: Apply to get Rs 45,000 per month

September 06, 2019 3:42 pm

A total of 86 vacancies are available for the posts of Human Space Flight Center (HSFC). To be eligible for the job, candidates will have to appear for a written test followed by skill test

Chandrayaan-2: All the images clicked by ISRO's second lunar mission in its journey so far

September 06, 2019 6:03 pm

Here are all pictures clicked by ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission in its journey so far.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2: All photos sent by India's second lunar mission so far

August 23, 2019 5:04 pm

The first image of the Moon taken by Chandrayaan-2 was released by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday. Here are all the images taken by India's second lunar mission so far.