Articles tagged under: isro

Chandrayaan-2 successfully inserted in to a Lunar orbit, next maneuver tomorrow

August 20, 2019
Chandrayaan-2 successfully inserted in to a Lunar orbit,  next maneuver tomorrow

Ahmedabad /Bengalore: Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) of Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to moon, maneuver was completed successfully today. A statement by ISRO today said that it was completed at 0902 hrs IST as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of maneuver was 1738 seconds. With this, Chandrayaan-2 was successfully inserted into a Lunar orbit. The orbit achieved is 114 km x 18072 km. Following this, a series of orbit maneuvers will be performed on Chan...Read More

Vikram lander will land on Moon as a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai from crores of Indians: PM Modi

August 13, 2019
Vikram lander will land on Moon as a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai from crores of Indians: PM Modi

Ahmedabad: The centenary celebration of the birth anniversary of the founding father of ISRO - Dr. Vikram Sarabhai kicked off in Ahmedabad in the presence of dignitaries from ISRO, Department of Space, Department of Atomic Energy and members of Sarabhai Family. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi addressed the gathering through a video message. In his Video message, Shri Narendra Modi said that it will be a tribute to Dr. Sarabhai from crore of Indians in true sense when ‘Vikram’ l...Read More

3 students from Gujarat to participate ISRO’s YUVIKA programme during summer vacation

April 07, 2019
3 students from Gujarat to participate ISRO’s YUVIKA programme during summer vacation

Gandhinagar: Three young students Masters Kunj Devang Buddhdev, Academic Heights Public School from Rajkot, Patel Pratham Maheshbhai, Shri J B Shah English Medium School from Aravalli and Solanki Rahul Ramdevbhai, Shri Brahmanand Vidyalaya, Surendranagar are all set to join the three week programme on Space Science & Technology during this summer vacation at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The three students will represent Gujarat at the “Young Scientist Programme - YUva VIgyani...Read More

PM unveils Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s statue at Riverdrive West – Sabarmati Riverfront

January 17, 2019
PM unveils Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s statue at Riverdrive West – Sabarmati Riverfront

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Dr. Vikram Sarabhai's statue at Riverdrive West - Sabarmati Riverfront in Gujarat. Members of Sarabhai family and leading scientists of ISRO were present at the opening of Dr. Virkam Sarabhai's statue at Riverdrive West - Sabarmati Riverfront. The statue of Dr. Sarabhai has been installed at a place where Dr. Sarabhai would sit on chair and work on his table.     DeshGujarat ...Read More

Chandrayaan-2planned for middle of April this year: ISRO

January 11, 2019
Chandrayaan-2planned for middle of April this year: ISRO

Bengaluru:The launch of India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, is planned for the middle of April this year, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan announced today. ISRO had earlier said Chandrayaan-2 will be launched in a window between January-February 16 this year. The mission, costing nearly Rs 800 crore, is an advanced version of the previous Chandrayaan-1 mission about 10 years ago. "Regarding Chandrayaan-2 schedule, right now Chandrayaan is scheduled from...Read More

Fire in ISRO’s SAC campus in Gujarat again, no casualty

December 28, 2018
Fire in ISRO’s SAC campus in Gujarat again, no casualty

Ahmedabad: A fire broke out in the store room of the Space Application Center of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) here today. The fire damaged some of the contingency and utility items kept in the store and also part of the two storied store building but no casualty has been reported 6 fire tending vehicles somehow doused it in around 3 hours. It was reported around 1245 hrs and doused by 1550hrs. The SAC administration and FSL were also probe the incident. The ...Read More

India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 launched successfully

December 05, 2018
India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-11 launched successfully

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) heaviest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite GSAT-11 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today. The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-246 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana at 02:07 am (IST) carrying India’s GSAT-11 and South Korea’s GEO-KOMPSAT-2A satellites, as scheduled. Ariane 5 is one of three launch vehicles operated by Arianespace along with Soyuz ...Read More

Another achievement for ISRO, GSLV MkIII-D2 successfully launches GSAT-29 satellite

November 14, 2018
Another achievement for ISRO, GSLV MkIII-D2 successfully launches GSAT-29 satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh):India’s GSAT-29 communication satellite was successfully launched by the second developmental flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MarkIII (GSLV MkIII-D2) today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. GSLV MkIII-D2 lifted off from the Second Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR at 17:08 hours (IST), carrying the 3423-kg GSAT-29 satellite. About 17 minutes later, the vehicle injected the satellite into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)...Read More

PSLV-C42 launches 2 foreign satellites

September 17, 2018
PSLV-C42 launches 2 foreign satellites

New Delhi: The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched two satellites -- NovaSAR and S1-4-- from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota today. The PSLV-C42 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SHAR at 10.08 pm (IST). Both satellites were injected into the Sun Synchronous Orbit, about 17 minutes later, at an altitude of 583 km. The satellites belong to UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (S...Read More

Major fire in SAC building of ISRO in Ahmedabad; Fire department declares Brigade Call

May 03, 2018
Major fire in SAC building of ISRO in Ahmedabad; Fire department declares Brigade Call

Ahmedabad: Brigade call was declared by Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services for the incident of fire in Space Application Centre(SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO). Over 25 fire vehicles are on task to control the fire. Ambulances from '108' emergency services and nearby private hospitals are called to the campus. Chief Fire Officer, Additional Chief Fire Officer, District Collector are inside the campus to supervise and guide the fire control efforts. Smoke of fire is ...Read More