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Godrej Aerospace partners ISRO in launching a record 104 satellites

Mumbai, February 21, 2017: In a massive show of strength and prowess, ISRO’s PSLV C37 rocket has successfully launched 104 satellites, the most in a single mission anywhereRead more ›

ISRO launches 104 satellites

Thiruvananthapuram. 15 February 2017. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched 104 satellites, in a single launch, on board India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ‘PSLV-C37 from SatishRead more ›

Space Technology : A feather in India’s 2016 cap

Year End review: Department of Space New Delhi. 30 December 2016. The year 2016 was very eventful for the Indian space programme which scored very prominent and significantRead more ›

Alpha Design inks pact with ISRO for satellites

  December 12th, 2016. Bangalore. Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd.(ADTL), has signed a contract with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), for assembly, integration and testing of IRNSS satellites.Read more ›

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John Glenn the first American to orbit the earth dies

New Delhi. 09 December 2016. John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States Senator from Ohio.Read more ›

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Thales Alenia Space Wins  South Korean Contract 

  Seoul . 27 October 2016.  Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the South Korean space agency KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute) to supply a satelliteRead more ›

Prof U R Rao inducted into the 2016 IAF Hall of Fame

New Delhi. 05 October 2016. Prof U R Rao, former Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space, was inducted into the prestigious “The 2016 IAF Hall of Fame”Read more ›

PSLV-C35 launches 8 satellites into 2 different orbits in a single flight

Sriharikota. 26 September 2016. In its thirty seventh flight (PSLV-C35), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 Satellite along with seven co-passenger satellites fromRead more ›

GSLV Successfully Launches India’s Weather Satellite INSAT-3DR

08-September, 2016. In its tenth flight (GSLV-F05) conducted today, India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched the country’s weather satelliteRead more ›

NASA selects United Launch Services for Mars 2020 Mission

Washington.26 August 2016. NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for theRead more ›

NASA Climate Modeling Suggests Venus May Have Been Habitable

New York City. 11 August 2016. Venus may have had a shallow liquid-water ocean and habitable surface temperatures for up to 2 billion years of its early history,Read more ›

NASA’s spacecraft Juno Enters Orbit Around Jupiter

Pasadenia, California. 05 July 2016.  NASA’s spacecraft  Juno mission has completed its main engine burn and entered orbit around Jupiter. Watch the live NASA news briefing at 1Read more ›

ISRO and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to cooperate in the field of outer space

New Delhi. 15 June 2016. A  Memorandum of Understanding between Department of Space / Indian Space Research Organization (DOS/ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on cooperation in theRead more ›

GKN Aerospace wins major contracts from Airbus Safran Launchers for Ariane 6

Latest technologies will reduce cost, improve production rates and performance. Paris. 24 May, 2016. GKN Aerospace will develop and manufacture advanced rocket engine sub-systems for the Ariane 6Read more ›

Earth-i and GeoBusiness: A Match Made in Britain

London. 24th May ,2016. Earth-i Ltd  the British distributor of earth-imaging and data services is exhibiting the capabilities of the DMC3 / TripleSat satellite constellation at the GeoBusiness Conference and ExhibitionRead more ›

ISRO launches first made-in-India reusable launch vehicle

  Another feather in the Make-in India cap New Delhi.22 May, 2016. Today is a red letter day in the history of ISRO. The Indian Space Research OrganisationRead more ›

ISRO signs MOUs with Foreign Countries

New Delhi. 04 May, 2016. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of Department of Space, Government of India has signed MoU/ Cooperative agreements for exploration and use of outerRead more ›

India’s Seventh Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1G launched

New Delhi. 28 April,2016. In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite in the Indian RegionalRead more ›

10th SPIE Asia Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium inaugurated

New Delhi. 05 April, 2016. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy andRead more ›

ExoMars 2016 mission has Airbus heat shields in it

Paris. 14 March, 2016. Airbus Defence and Space, the world number two in space technologies, has designed and built the two heat shields which will enable the SchiaparelliRead more ›