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  • India launches its final IRNSS navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 28th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the last spacecraft of its homegrown navigation satellite system. The satellite, designated IRNSS-1G, lifted off atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Thursday, April 28, at 07:20 GMT, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  • India to complete homegrown navigational satellite system with launch of IRNSS-1G

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 27th, 2016

    The ISRO is about to launch its last navigational satellite for the indigenous IRNSS system. The spacecraft, designated IRNSS-1G, will be launched on April 28, atop the country’s PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Liftoff is currently set for 3:20 a.m. EDT (7:20 GMT).

  • India’s PSLV rocket successfully launches IRNSS-1F navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 10th, 2016

    India’s PSLV successfully launched the IRNSS-1F navigation satellite on Thursday, March 10, increasing the fleet of the IRNSS to six. Liftoff took place at 16:01 IST (5:31 a.m. EST; 10:31 GMT) from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • ISRO set to launch its newest navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 9th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is ready to expand its homegrown satellite navigation system by sending the IRNSS-1F spacecraft into orbit on Thursday, March 10. The satellite is expected to liftoff atop India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at 5:30 a.m. EST (10:30 GMT) from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • India’s first solar mission to be launched in 2019–20

    Tomasz NowakowskiFebruary 4th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has recently announced that its first solar mission, named Aditya-L1, will be launched in 2019–20. The spacecraft aims to answer fundamental questions in solar physics by studying dynamic processes on the Sun.

  • India’s PSLV rocket blasts off with IRNSS-1E navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 20th, 2016

    A PSLV rocket was launched carrying the fifth spacecraft for the country’s Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Liftoff took place as planned at 9:31 a.m. IST, 04:01 GMT, 11:01 p.m. EST (Jan. 19), from the SLP at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  • India ready to launch its fifth IRNSS navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 18th, 2016

    The ISRO is ready to launch its IRNSS-1E navigation satellite on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), located in Sriharikota. The fifth spacecraft in the IRNSS series is scheduled to be launched by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at 04:01 GMT (11:01 p.m. EST on Jan. 19).

  • India’s PSLV rocket puts six Singapore satellites into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 16th, 2015

    The ISRO has successfully launched one of the agency's PSLV boosters and, in so doing, placed six satellites for Singapore into orbit. Liftoff occurred at 7:30 a.m. EST (12:30 GMT) on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, India.

  • India’s PSLV rocket to launch six Singapore satellites

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 15th, 2015

    India’s workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is ready to launch six satellites under the TeLEOS-1 mission for Singapore on its 32nd flight. The mission, designated PSLV-C29, will see the rocket lift off at 7:30 a.m. EST (12:30 GMT) on Dec. 16 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  • India launches nation’s first space observatory into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 28th, 2015

    The ISRO successfully launched on a set of seven satellites, including the country’s first ever space observatory on Monday, September 28. Liftoff occurred at 12:30 a.m. EDT (4:30 GMT) from the First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India. The mission, designated PSLV-C30, employed the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.

  • India successfully launches its heaviest commercial mission

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 10th, 2015

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ) successfully launched five British satellites at 21:58 local time (12:28 p.m. EDT; 16:28 GMT) on Friday, July 10, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), located in Sriharikota. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off with the record-breaking commercial payload – weighing about 1.44 metric tons – for […]

  • India to launch five British satellites on Friday

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 9th, 2015

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ) is gearing up for the Friday launch of its long-serving Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), slated to deliver five UK satellites into orbit. Lift-off is currently scheduled to take place at 21:58 local time (12:28 p.m. EDT; 16:28 GMT) from the country’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre, located in Sriharikota.

  • India’s MOM satellite is the newest member of Mars orbiter club

    Josh TallisSeptember 23rd, 2014

    As of 10:30 p.m. EDT (0800 Indian Standard Time), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) became the fourth space agency to successfully place a satellite in Mars’ orbit. The Mars Orbiter Mission probe launched on November 5, 2013 and has traveled 484 million miles (780 million km) to reach this milestone.

  • Indian PSLV rocket launches array of international satellites aloft

    Jason RhianJune 30th, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organization or “ISRO” successfully launched five satellites to orbit including the French Earth Observation Satellite Spot 7 as well as four other co-passenger satellites from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. Liftoff took place at 12:22 a.m. EDT (0422 GMT) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center. The ISRO utilized the PSLV-C23 launch vehicle to carry out the […]

  • Spaceflight in 2013: A Year in Review

    SpaceFlight InsiderDecember 31st, 2013

    As 2013 comes to a close, it is a fitting time to look back and reflect on what has been an eventful year in spaceflight.