Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Mars orbiter mission


ISRO chairman asks PRL scientists to modify working style

November 03, 2015 7:45 pm

"PRL should probably introspect and see where they have gone back and provide a leadership role particularly in the scientific area," said Kiran Kumar.

Mars orbiter gets a higher life expectancy

March 19, 2015 12:51 am

It was expected to remain live until March 24, 2015, carrying out various investigations.

ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission team wins Space Pioneer Award

January 14, 2015 11:57 am

ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission team has won the prestigious 2015 Space Pioneer Award for its rare feat.

How to Catch a Star

December 13, 2014 1:26 am

A book that cashes in on the curiosity over India’s space programme after its successful Mars mission

It needed a Google doodle to remind us of Mars orbiter success

October 24, 2014 4:43 pm

Google’s now-iconic doodle has become a cultural icon on its own, often an indicator of the global mood, at least the online kind.

TABcab to honour ISRO scientists by carrying messages & photos

October 01, 2014 11:39 am

Mumbai's TABcab will display on its 200 vehicles their photos and messages congratulating the space agency.

Life span of MOM may be extended to one year: Scientist

September 26, 2014 5:08 pm

The scientist said the most complex part of the mission was to keep an engine idle for 300 days and make it activate after a long gap.

Surat firm made ceramic parts for Mangalyaan

September 26, 2014 3:55 am

After the success of the Mangalyaan, ISRO scientists also called Bachkaniwala to congratulate him.

Camera clicks away, methane hunt next

September 25, 2014 1:06 am

The spacecraft has a predicted life span of six months and scientists are confident that the tenure will be completed.

High anxiety, brief blackout...then Orbit

September 25, 2014 1:04 am

On day of expectancy at ISRO command centre, high tension finally dissolves into rapturous celebration.


Ten 'breathtaking pictures from India's Mars orbiter'

August 18, 2015 9:47 pm

ISRO's Pictures from Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard India’s Mars Orbiter Spacecraft.

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

September 27, 2014 3:53 pm

Two space probes hog the limelight this week with ISRO's Mangalyaan and NASA's MAVEN entering the Martian 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.