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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Gaganyaan: Indian astronauts’ training on track, says Russia space agency

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.

ISRO SAC: 11 staff test positive, 2 blocks in housing colony quarantined

July 28, 2020 6:01 am

Infected employees are also facing another issue with the private hospitals in Ahmedabad refusing to recognise the Contributory Health Service Scheme (CHSS) that subsidises treatment costs for employees, as “it pays the hospital less”.

ISRO's satellite info set to enhance India's lightning forecasts: MoES

July 15, 2020 1:27 am

Over 200 deaths caused by lightning strikes have been reported in the last two months from Bihar and east Uttar Pradesh.

ISRO releases image of Mars' biggest moon Phobos

July 04, 2020 10:33 am

According to ISRO, "the violent phase that Phobos has encountered is seen in the large section gouged out from a past collision (Stickney crater) and bouncing ejecta."

IN-SPACe explained: what it means to the future of space exploration

June 28, 2020 10:55 am

Government has announced a new organisation, IN-SPACe, part of reforms to increase private participation in the space sector. A look at its objectives, and what it means to the future of space exploration.

Pandemic hits space manned mission, all other projects, says ISRO chief

June 26, 2020 2:13 am

ISRO had planned 36 missions in the financial year 2020-21, according to a government reply to a Parliament question in March.

Private sector can build rockets, provide launch services: ISRO chief Sivan

June 25, 2020 11:49 am

"If the space sector is opened for private parties, the potential of the entire country can be utilised to scale up benefits from space technology. It'll not only result in the accelerated growth of sector but also enable Indian industry to be an important player in the global space economy," Sivan said.

Cabinet gives nod to private participation in space sector

June 25, 2020 1:42 am

The proposed Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre, or IN-SPACe, will act as a single-point interface between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and everyone who wants to participate in space-related activities, or use India’s space resources.

Cabinet announces formation of IN-SPACe, opens up space infra to private sector

June 24, 2020 7:01 pm

The Cabinet decision comes weeks after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the opening up of the space sector for private entities.

First trial flight of Gaganyaan may face some delay due to lockdown

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.


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

2020 will be the year of Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan: Everything to know

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.

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.

Countdown for Chandrayaan-2 begins in Sriharikota

July 14, 2019 1:37 pm

With Chandrayaan-2, India will become only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on moon. So far, all landings, human as well as non-human, have been in areas close to the equator of the moon.

In Pics: ISRO's GSAT-6A communication satellite launched on Thursday

March 30, 2018 7:27 am

ISRO on Friday will launch GSAT-6A, a high power S-band communication satellite. The satellite with a life span of around 10 years will be put into orbit by the Indian rocket, GSLV-F08.

ISRO RLV launch: Check out India's first reusable space shuttle

May 24, 2016 1:24 pm

ISRO's RLV -TD is the first step in an Indian effort to develop a 'Two Stage To Orbit' fully reusable vehicle. Check out the pictures.

India successfully launches IRNSS-1G navigation satellite: Here's what it means

April 28, 2016 3:09 pm

Named the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), it consists of a constellation of seven satellites of which six have already been put into orbit.

First pictures of Mars taken by Mars Orbiter

September 25, 2014 4:52 pm

A team of ISRO scientists presented the first pictures from Mangalyaan.