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Madhavan Nair pitches for human space flight, reusable rocket

Madhavan Nair pitches for human space flight, reusable rocket

With the successful launch of its heaviest rocket, ISRO now needs to focus on human space flight mission, further development of semi-cryogenic engine and recoverable and reusable launch system, the…

India’s heavylift rocket successfully launches GSAT-19

India’s heavylift rocket successfully launches GSAT-19

India on Monday scripted history as it successfully launched its heaviest rocket GSLV MkIII-D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19. The 43.43 metre tall rocket lifted off at 5.28 pm from the…

In tribute to Abdul Kalam, NASA names new species after him

In tribute to Abdul Kalam, NASA names new species after him

In great news for India, scientists at NASA have named a new organism discovered by them after the much-loved A.P.J Abdul Kalam. Till date, the new organism — a form…

All set for GSLV Mark III launch

All set for GSLV Mark III launch

India’s most powerful launch vehicle – Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III – built to lift the heaviest Indian communication satellites to space, is all set to be launched…

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday presented the 2014 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The award, announced by a jury headed by…

ISRO successfully launches ‘South Asia Satellite’

ISRO successfully launches ‘South Asia Satellite’

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the ‘South Asia Satellite’ (SAS) on Friday, that will boost connectivity among nations in the region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called…

ISRO plans Joint Venture with industries for rocket-building

ISRO plans Joint Venture with industries for rocket-building

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to forge a joint venture with an industrial consortium to build rockets. “We are (currently) using significant amount of things from the industry.…

NASA discovers 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star

NASA discovers 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. This cluster of planets is less than…

India can develop space station, says ISRO chief

India can develop space station, says ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman A.S Kiran Kumar on Monday said the country has the capability to develop a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and an…

India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go

India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go

Space agency ISRO on Wednesday scripted history by successfully launching a record 104 satellites, including India’s earth observation satellite, on a single rocket from the spaceport here in Sriharikota. This…