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News Archive / Tagged: India

  • India lands robotic Chandrayaan-3 near Moon’s south pole

    Derek RichardsonAugust 23rd, 2023

    India successfully soft-landed a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, becoming the fourth country to do so, and the first to touchdown at the south pole region.

  • India’s PSLV places RISAT-2B into orbit

    Derek 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 test

    Derek 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 2022

    Tomasz 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 program

    Tomasz 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.