News Archive / Tagged: Indian Space Research Organisation
ISRO joins exclusive club with launch of Chandrayaan-2 missionJason RhianJuly 22nd, 2019
A GSLV Mk III rocket lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SLP today, carrying the Chandrayaan-2. It places the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) into the 'big leagues' of space flight organizations.
Launch of ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission delayedJason RhianJuly 14th, 2019
A prestigious mission the India Space Research Organisation is planning on sending to the Moon did not fly today. What was described as a "technical snag" has placed the mission on hold - with no new launch date announced.
India launches HysIS satellite along with 30 co-passengers on PSLV-C43Curt GodwinNovember 29th, 2018
At 9:58 a.m. Indian Standard Time (IST) on Thursday, November 29, 2018 (11:28 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 28), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully delivered the HysIS imaging satellite, along with 30 smaller satellites, to a Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO) on flight PSLV-C43.
British Earth-observing satellites launched atop India’s PSLV boosterTomasz NowakowskiSeptember 16th, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its flagship Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying SSTL S1-4 and NovaSAR-1—two British Earth observation satellites.
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’s Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission slips to 2019Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 9th, 2018
Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon has, according to Indian media outlets, been delayed again. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is now targeting a January 2019 launch date.
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.
Launch of GSAT-11 delayed as satellite shipped back to IndiaJason RhianApril 25th, 2018
The flight of the Indian GSAT-11 satellite has been pushed back to an undetermined date. The spacecraft had arrived March 28, 2018, in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for a launch atop an Ariane 5 rocket, but has now been shipped back to India.
ISRO chairman confident of Chandrayaan-2 successTomasz NowakowskiApril 6th, 2018
India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission, which was recently delayed to October 2018, will end in success, believes the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
India returns PSLV to service with launch of Cartosat-2FCurt GodwinJanuary 12th, 2018
Nearly four and a half months after their last launch ended in failure, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully delivered the Cartosat-2F Earth-observation satellite to on Flight PSLV-C40.
ISRO plans to develop light-lift rocket to launch small satellites into orbitTomasz NowakowskiDecember 19th, 2017
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) eyes the development of a new light-lift booster dedicated to launching smaller payloads into space.
Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission to be launched in first quarter of 2018Tomasz NowakowskiNovember 10th, 2017
A. S. Kiran Kumar, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has recently revealed that Chandrayaan-2 – India’s second mission to the Moon – will be ready for launch sometime in the first quarter of 2018, noting that the spacecraft is currently in its final stages of integration.
India launches Cartosat-2E, 30 small satellites atop 40th PSLV rocketDerek RichardsonJune 23rd, 2017
Lifting off just before midnight EDT (03:59 GMT) June 23, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket sent CartoSat-2E and 30 smaller satellites into space. The 40th launch of the PSLV placed all the spacecraft in a polar orbit some 300 miles (500 kilometers) in altitude.