PSLV-C31 Successfully Launches India's 5th Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1E

ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C31, successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1E, the fifth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) today morning (January 20, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty second consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the eleventh in its 'XL' configuration.After the PSLV-C31 lift-off […]

PSLV Successfully Launches Six Satellites from Singapore

In its thirty second flight conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota today evening (December 16, 2015), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C29 successfully launched six satellites from Singapore, including the 400 kg TeLEOS-1, the primary satellite. The other five satellites were co. passenger payloads. PSLV-C29 launched all the six payloads into an […]

“Bharat Ko Janiye” Online Quiz launched for the Indian Diaspora

The Union Minister for the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MoIA) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Smt. Sushma Swaraj today launched the “Bharat Ko Janiye” an online quiz program for the Indian Diaspora. The “Bharat Ko Janiye” Quiz is targeted for the Indian Diaspora youth across the globe. It is intended to educate […]

India's GSAT-15 Communication Satellite Launched Successfully

GSAT-15, India’s latest communications satellite, was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle in the early morning hours of today (November 11, 2015). The 3164 kg GSAT-15 carries communication transponders in Ku-band as well as a GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) payload operating in L1 and L5 bands. After a smooth […]

ISRO launches ASTROSAT, 1st space observatory

In its thirty first flight (PSLV-C30) conducted today (September 28, 2015), India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched ASTROSAT, the country's Multi Wavelength Space Observatory along with six foreign customer satellites into a 644.6 X 651.5 km orbit inclined at an angle of 6 deg to the equator. The achieved orbit is very close to […]

Launching of INS Visakhapatnam

The ship was launched on 20th April 2015. It is a Destroyer category of Ship with displacement of 6800 Tons.The contractual delivery schedule is July 2018. The estimated cost is Rs. 5609 Crores (Approx.). The indigenous content is 65% of the cost and M/s Bharat Electronics Limited, Brahmos Aerospace Private Limited, Ordnance Factory Board, Larsen […]

ISRO and NASA jointly working on NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission

ISRO and NASA are jointly working on the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission to codevelop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite. NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission is a dual frequency (L & S Band) Radar Imaging Satellite. In this joint mission, JPL/ NASA will be responsible for design & development […]

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Launches GAGAN System

Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, formally launched the GAGAN system (GPS AIDED GEO AUGMENTED NAVIGATION) at a function here today. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister congratulated the entire team on development of the GAGAN project. GAGAN is the first SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation System) in the world certified for […]

PSLV-C28 successfully launches five UK satellites

In its thirtieth flight, conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota today night (July 10, 2015), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C28 successfully launched three identical DMC3 commercial Earth Observation Satellites, along with two smaller satellites from United Kingdom, into a polar Sun Synchronous Orbit which was very close to the intended orbit […]

Chandrayaan-2 planned to be launched during 2017-18

The Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon, has Orbiter, Lander and Rover configuration. It is planned to be launched during 2017- 2018 timeframe by Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. This information was given by MoS in the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of State in the Ministry of […]