News file for: Indian Space Research Organization
The Indian Space Research Organization inaugurated this week a new ground station for its Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.
Three scientists from India, Germany, and Russia have been honored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences for boosting science cooperation between the Academy and the world.
Former ISRO chairman U. R. Rao has been inducted into the Society of Satellite Professionals International Hall of Fame.
On October 29 when Hurricane Sandy was unleashing havoc on the eastern coast of the U.S., India’s space organization teamed up with NASA and NOAA to monitor her path.
The ISRO will launch two Indian communication satellites, the GSat-7 and Insat-3d, in 2013 with the help of Arianespace.
On Monday, the Indian Mars Orbiter Mission program crossed an important milestone with the successful test firing for the first time of the liquid apogee motor.
At 2:48 a.m. (IST) on Saturday, India’s 50-year-old space program rocketed into history when it launched its heaviest communication satellite, the 3,400 kg GSat-10.
India’s second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, which was tentatively slated for launch in 2014 could be delayed, said ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan.
The Indian Space Research Organization launched its historic 100th mission to space on Sunday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.
ISRO is preparing for its 100th mission with the launch of its four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle next month.