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ISRO names full-time CMD for Antrix

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today named Dr V.S. Hegde, a veteran remote sensing applications scientist, as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director for its marketing arm Antrix Corporation L

With Isro lead, rescuers search for missing chopper

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More than 100 rescue workers early on Tuesday began an arduous trek along a rugged mountainous terrain in Arunachal Pradesh to look for the missing helicopter carrying Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu aft

India launches Resourcesat-2 satellite

India on Wednesday successfully launched the advanced earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2, a move aimed at beefing up its remote sensing capability, and two smaller satellites on the PSLV rocket

Chronology of PSLV missions Vehicle Satellite

1. PSLV-D1 IRS-1E September 20, 1993 Unsuccessful

2. PSLV-D2 IRS-P2 October 15, 1994 Successful

3. PSLV-D3 IRS-P3 March 21, 1996 Successful

4. PSLV-C1 IRS-1D September 29, 1997 Successful

5. P

PSLV-C16 successfully launched

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle takes off at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota on Wednesday- AP

Isro on Wednesday put in orbit three satellites using its trusted PSLV rocket, the space agency’s first successful mission after the the GSLV launch failure in December 2010.

PM congratulates Isro on PSLV success


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday congratulated the scientists and engineers of Isro, saying the "flawless" launch of three satellites by PSLV has yet again demonstrated the space body's advanced capabilities.

India eyeing collaboration with JPL in 2016 NASA Lunar Mission

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India could be part of the 2016 NASA Lunar Mission with its space agency ISRO mulling a collaboration with the US-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory on study of farther side of the moon.

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PSLV C 16 stands ready for tomorrow's launch


All is set for the launch of the country's latest remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 and two mini spacecraft on board PSLV-C16 tomorrow from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, over 90 km f

Isro tests rocket motor, delays satellite launch

After 16 successful launches of its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in the last 17 years, the Indian space agency is now testing a key component to re-qualify its on-flight performance parameters to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Glitch forces ISRO to shut edu channel

Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram: Indian space agency ISRO has suspended the telecast of popular educational programmes in many states due to an unidentified glitch in its ground equipment, says a senior

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