Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO

The Vikram lander had failed its attempt to make a soft-landing on the moon’s surface on September 7. ISRO has said the orbiter module has located the lander and taken thermal images of it.

The Urdu Press: Beyond the stars

Using Allama Iqbal’s famous ghazal their being more lands ahead of the moon, Urdu Times, on September 8, speaks of how the ISRO chief K Sivan was “consoled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who boosted his morale and sent a message to youngsters that they must not be disappointed by failure, and keep trying”.


Chandrayaan-2: Orbiter performing experiments with satisfaction, says ISRO

In a cryptic message posted on its Twitter handle exactly 10 days after losing contact with the lander, ISRO thanked everyone for standing with it.

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO panel to release report on Vikram lander soon

A source said an internal ISRO committee, constituted to go into the likely reasons for the failure in making the soft-landing, was likely to submit its findings “very soon”, possibly within the next couple of days. The source said the committee had met a few times and almost finalised its conclusions.

Chandrayaan-2: Fate of lander may be known today as NASA probe to fly over Moon site

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will fly over the part of the Moon where the lander is lying after it lost contact with the ISRO control centre when it was 335 metres from the surface of the Moon on September 7.

Explained: NASA's 'LRO', which may help ISRO figure out Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander's fate on Moon

The LRO is a robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon. It studies the Moon's surface, clicks pictures, and collects data that help in figuring out the presence and possibility of water ice and other resources on the Moon, as well as plan future missions to it.


NASA lunar probe to fly over landing site tomorrow, may shed new light on Vikram lander

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is also likely to release the images that it takes of the lander, the US media reported.

Hard landing may have disabled Vikram lander's communication system: Former ISRO scientists

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO has been attempting to communicate with the Vikram lander since contact was lost 335 metres from the surface of the moon — barely seconds before touchdown — while the lander was noted to be travelling at a vertical velocity of 59 m/sec

Chandrayaan-2: ISRO has the resilience required to rise to the occasion

It was remarkable that in the case of Chandrayaan-2, the problem on the GSLV Mk-III launch vehicle was identified and corrected, and it was launched within a week

Kashmir's digital blackout marks a period darker than the dark side of the moon

While we mourn the loss of connection with the moon, remembering a digital blackout closer home

ISRO Photos

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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.

ISRO Videos

How Does The GSLV Launch Make India A Unique Space Power ?

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday launched the GSAT-19 satellite, one of the heaviest communication satellites, with the GSLV MK III-D1 rocket. The rocket became the heaviest to be launched by the Indian space agency ever with the heaviest single payload put in orbit as well. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos […]

News Top 5: Sushma Swaraj Rebuts Donald Trump, ISRO Launches Heaviest Satellite And More

1. Sushma Swaraj rebuts Donald Trump: Paris pact India ethos 2. Powerful GSLV-MkIII launches heaviest satellite GSAT-19 3. Sensational media coverage on my attendance, tweets Vijay Mally 4. Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to release on July 28 5. Virat Kohli hosts charity ball in London ahead of India vs Sri Lanka


''Selfie'' Footage Released By ISRO Of What Happened After PSLV-C37 Rocket Launch

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on February 15 set a record with successfully launching a PSLV-C37 rocket carrier with 104 satellites from seven countries on board. The majestic lift of PSLV-c37 with Cartosat-2 series space craft was blasted off at 9:28 am from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle Test: All You Need To Know

Almost everything that ISRO has accomplished in the last few years, has already been done before although by only one or two other countries. Monday’s test of a reusable satellite launch vehicle (RLV) is no different. What distinguishes each of ISRO’s missions, however, is the cost: almost all the missions, including the Moon and Mars […]