Articles tagged under: isro

ISRO planning to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission around April this year: Dr Jitendra Singh

February 17, 2018
ISRO planning to launch Chandrayaan-2 mission around April this year: Dr Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch Chandrayan-2 Mission around April this year. Chandrayaan-2 is the country's second mission to the moon, he added. He was addressing a press conference on the achievements of Department of Space and Department ...Read More

ISRO successfully launches 31 satellites including Cartosat-2 Series

January 12, 2018
ISRO successfully launches 31 satellites including Cartosat-2 Series

Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) today successfully placed 31 satellites, Cartosat-2 Series(710 kg), Microsat, 28 foreign nanosatellites and an Indian nanosatellite in two different orbits in one of the longest missions. This is PSLV's 40th successful launch. With this Isro demonstrated multiple-burn technology that it tested in three previous launches. The foreign nanosatellites are from the US, France, Finland, the UK, South...Read More

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ISRO exhibition at Surat

September 30, 2017
Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ISRO exhibition at Surat

An exhibition highlighting the achievements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, in Surat, Gujarat yesterday. The exhibition was held under the aegis of Municipal School Board with participation by a large number of school children. The Lok Sabha MP Shri C.R. Patil, ...Read More

First developmental flight of India’s GSLV Mk III Successfully launches GSAT-19 Satellite

June 05, 2017
First developmental flight of India’s GSLV Mk III Successfully launches GSAT-19 Satellite

The first developmental flight (GSLV MkIII-D1) of India's heavy lift launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III was successfully conducted today (June 05, 2017) evening from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota with the launch of GSAT-19 satellite. This was the first orbital mission of GSLV MkIII which was mainly intended to evaluate the vehicle performance including that of its fully indigenous cryogenic upper stage during the flight. Weighing 3136 kg at lift-off, GSAT-19 is the heaviest satellite ...Read More

SAC of ISRO in Gujarat and Amul MOU for fodder acreage estimation using satellite

May 29, 2017
SAC of ISRO in Gujarat and Amul MOU for fodder acreage estimation using satellite

Anand: Amul, Anand and ISRO, Ahmedabad together took a forward step for the benefit of dairy farmers by signing a Memorandum of Understanding for “Fodder acreage assessment using satellite observation and space technology”. The main objective of this MOU is identification/discrimination between food crops & fodder crops at village level and identifying suitable areas of current fallows & cultivable wastelands at village level for green fodder cultivation. This is for first time in the Ind...Read More

SAC Ahmedabad and Indian Navy sign MoU

May 15, 2017
SAC Ahmedabad and Indian Navy sign MoU

Ahmedabad: Indian Navy and Space Application Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) today in Ahmedabad signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding on Data Sharing and Scientific cooperation in the field of Meteorology and Oceanology’. The broad areas of cooperation include, sharing of non-confidential observational data for pre-launch sensor calibration and post launch satellite data validation, operational use of SAC generated weather products, provisioning expertise for ins...Read More

Dr. Harsh Vardhan visits Space Application Centre of ISRO in Gujarat

May 12, 2017
Dr. Harsh Vardhan visits Space Application Centre of ISRO in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Union Science and Technology minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today visited Space Application Centre of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Ahmedabad.  Harsh Vardhan visited three different laboratories of SAC; -Remote Sensing Integration Lab, Communication Integration Lab  and Data Product Lab and interacted with scientists. The Space Application Centre  works for development of space/air borne instruments/payloads and their applications for national development & societal...Read More

GSLV successfully launches South Asia Satellite

May 05, 2017
GSLV successfully launches South Asia Satellite

New Delhi: India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South |Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) today (May 05, 2017). Today’s launch of GSLV was its eleventh and took place from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota, the spaceport of India. This is the fourth consecutive success achieved by GSLV carrying indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage. In its...Read More

ISRO starts 36 hour Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale at Ahmedabad

April 01, 2017
ISRO starts 36 hour Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale at Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space (DOS), today started the much awaited Smart India Hackathon-2017 Grand Finale of Ahmedabad Nodal Centre at Gujarat University Convention Hall, Ahmedabad. Gujarat Technological University (GTU) and Gujarat University are hosting the mega event. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and in collaboration with i4c, MyGov, Persistent Systems, NASSCO...Read More

ISRO launches record 104 satellites into orbit

February 15, 2017
ISRO launches record 104 satellites into orbit

New Delhi: Embarking on a historic journey, Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with a record 104 satellites, including the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. What is most significant about this mission is that in fact it allows ISRO to test the capabilities for multiple launches of small satellites by its PSLV, which has a payload capacity of more than 1,500 kilos. PSLV-C37 / Cartosat-2 series Mission Lift o...Read More

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