ISRO to give students practical experience of satellite building under new programme

The initiative, chalked to attract young minds and arouse interest in this niche arena, is conceptualised on the lines of a similar programme run by American space agency NASA.

India nowhere less than China in arena of space: ISRO

This month, Chang'e 4, the first Chinese mission to land on and explore the Moon's far side facing away from Earth, carried instruments to analyse the region's geology.


ISRO sets up space incubation centre at NIT Jalandhar

The centre is expected to bring the industry, academia and ISRO triad under one umbrella to contribute towards the research and development (R&D) initiatives relevant to Indian Space Programme.

ISRO launches Young Scientist programme for school students

Mostly 8th standard passed out students will be selected for the one-month programme. "Three students from each of the 29 States and 7 Union Territories will selected for the Young Scientist program," said Chairman ISRO Dr K Sivan

Gaganyaan project: ISRO sets up human space flight centre

Meanwhile, at a cost of about Rs 800 crore, India's Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 is also planned to be launched by mid-April.

India’s first human space flight likely to have woman on board

For the human space flight, ISRO is building a spacecraft that can accommodate up to three astronauts and can remain in space for up to seven days. But Sivan hinted that the first flight may not be full.


106th Indian Science Congress: ‘No need to send humans to space for work machines can do’

Speaking at the ‘Meet The Scientists’ Session of 106th Indian Science Congress at Lovely Professional university in Phagwara, Anuj Sinha while addressing the children said it was “not necessary right now for India to send humans to space for work that can be done by machines too.”

Gaganyaan project: India's maiden mission to launch manned spacecraft - what we know so far

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.

Gaganyaan project- 3 Indians to be sent to space in Rs 10,000 crore plan

The total cost of the project is reported to be Rs.10,000 crores and the mission, if successful, will ensure India's addition to the club of three countries that have sent a manned mission to the outer space.

Ahmedabad: Fire at ISRO, no casualty reported

Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

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

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

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

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

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