Srinivas Laxman


Srinivas is a journalist with a passion for space exploration.

Stories by Srinivas Laxman

China’s Chang’e-3 To Land On Moon In 2013

China will launch its Chang'e-3 lunar satellite in the second half of next year, a senior space industry official said on Saturday.

India’s Oceansat-2 Satellite Helps NASA Track Hurricane Sandy

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.

India Prepares To Go To Mars: ISRO Test-Fires Mars Orbiter Mission Engine

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.

ISRO’s Heaviest Satellite Launched, GSat-10 Placed In Orbit

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.

ISRO Launches Historic 100th Mission, Watched By PM Singh

The Indian Space Research Organization launched its historic 100th mission to space on Sunday from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

China To Build Space X-Ray Telescope, Antarctic Observatory

China is preparing to launch its first space telescope between 2014 and 2016, says a top Chinese astronomer, Su Dingqiang.

India’s Space Agency Prepares For Historic 100th Mission

ISRO is preparing for its 100th mission with the launch of its four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle next month.

Indian Government Approves 2013 Mission To Mars

The Indian government gave its approval late on Friday for a 2013 mission to Mars.

Japan’s Kounotori 3 Berths With International Space Station

Early on Saturday morning, JAXA's unmanned cargo spacecraft, Kounotori 3, berthed at the International Space Station.