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Mars Mission to be fully indigenous: Isro

The Indian Mars Mission, Mangalyaan, which is scheduled to take off next year, will be completely indigenous. “There won’t be any foreign involvement in Mangalyaan. The `450-crore project will carry 2

PSLV: Isro set to rake in over $20 mn

When Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) workhorse, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), blasts off next Sunday, space scientists will have many reasons to celebrate — including one that will

ISRO chief also guilty: Nair

Former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Mr G. Madhavan Nair, has submitted before the Kochi bench of Central Administrative Tribunal that ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan is also gu

GSLV with inbuilt cryogenic engine set for 2013 launch


The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is all set to launch a GSLV rocket with an indigenously built cryogenic engine next year.

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ISRO gets ready for historic 100th mission


The Indian Space Research Organisation is preparing for its 100th mission in September with the commercial launch of two foreign satellites from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Isro plans launchpad-3 for India’s space odyssey

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is reportedly trying its best to secure sanction of the Union government to set up a third launching pad for rockets and space craft at spaceport, Sriharikota

India all set to give go ahead for Mars mission

India is all set to give the go-ahead for an ambitious mission to Mars, expected in November next year, a top Space Department official said here on Saturday.

"A lot of studies have been done on the

ISRO to build third launchpad at Sriharikota

With plans for 60 missions over the next five years, ISRO will develop a third launchpad at its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to meet the growing demand.

"We are planning to have a third

ISRO mulling hiving off satellite production to industry


As it prepares for Moon and Mars missions, ISRO is planning to hive off production of communication satellites and polar satellite launch vehicles (PSLV) to the industry.

The space agency is ke

Isro astronauts to savour idlis, rasgullas in space

When Indian Space Research Organisation sends its men into space for the first time in 2016, they will not miss home food in the cosmos. Mysore-based Defence Food Research Laboratory has created and p

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