News Archive / Tagged: India
India’s PSLV places RISAT-2B into orbitDerek RichardsonMay 22nd, 2019
Launching its third rocket of 2019, the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sent the RISAT-2B spacecraft into low Earth orbit on May 22, which should provide Earth-imagining services to
Reactions mixed regarding India’s anti-satellite testDerek RichardsonMarch 28th, 2019
After India tested an anti-satellite missile by destroying one of its own spacecraft in orbit, the reaction from around the world has been varied.
India aims to send its first crewed mission to space by 2022Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 20th, 2018
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled on Wednesday, August 15, an ambitious plan to send the first Indian to space by 2022. The announcement was made when he was addressing the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi.
India conducts pad abort test for its crewed space flight programTomasz NowakowskiJuly 6th, 2018
On Thursday, July 5, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully carried out an emergency Pad Abort Test (PAT), marking the first step to qualify India’s indigenous Crew Escape System technology for launching astronauts into space.