Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched India's "eye in the sky" - the GISAT-1 Earth observation satellite (EOS) at 05:43am on Thursday. The satellite was launched on a geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh as a part of the GSLV-F10 EOS-03 mission. India watched the much-touted event with fascination, which was set up days before people celebrate the country's achievements on Independence Day.
Follow all the updates here:
Aug 12, 2021 07:32 AM IST
Mission can be re-scheduled some time again, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
Spoke to Chairman #ISRO, Dr K.Sivan and discussed in detail. The first two stages went off fine, only after that there was a difficulty in cryogenic upper stage ignition. The mission can be re-scheduled some time again. https://t.co/U5C0wTEHHv
Isro's 'eye in the sky' satellite blasts off but fails to reach orbit
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched India's "eye in the sky" GISAT-1 Earth observation satellite (EOS) on Thursday, but the mission suffered a setback due to a performance anomaly in the cryogenic stage of the rocket moments after the launch. Read More
Aug 12, 2021 07:03 AM IST
Upper stage ignition did not happen due to anomaly, says Isro
GSLV-F10 launch took place today at 0543 Hrs IST as scheduled. Performance of first and second stages was normal. However, Cryogenic Upper Stage ignition did not happen due to technical anomaly. The mission couldn't be accomplished as intended.
Rocket's performance in first and second stages was normal: Mission Control Centre
Ahead of the lift-off, the Launch Authorisation Board cleared the decks for a normal lift-off as planned. The performance of the rocket in the first and second stages was normal, scientists at the Mission Control Centre said.
Aug 12, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Final view of the telemetry screen
The final view of the telemetry screen before the live telecast was disconnected.
Aug 12, 2021 06:27 AM IST
Isro encountered anomaly in satellite trajectory during third stage flight
According to Chris Bergin of NasaSpaceFlight.com (NSF), the mission suffered a "major failure" during the third stage flight.
"2-3 sep looked good, but the third stage started to roll shortly after ignition, and then it progressively worsened," he said. "Then the telemetry lines diverged. This will soon be classed as a loss of mission."
Aug 12, 2021 06:20 AM IST
Isro fails to put satellite in orbit: Report
According to Spaceflight Now, Isro has confirmed that the GSLV Mk.2 launch today failed due to a "performance anomaly observed in the cryogenic stage.” This is the first failure on an Indian space launch since 2017, ending a run of 14 consecutive successful missions, the report said.
The Sputnik news agency also reported that Isro has failed to put the Earth observation satellite in orbit.
Aug 12, 2021 06:01 AM IST
Mission could not be accomplished fully: Isro
Due to a technical anomaly observed in the cryogenic stage, Isro's GSLV-F10/EOS-03 mission could not be fully accomplished: Isro Chairman K Sivan
Aug 12, 2021 05:49 AM IST
GISAT-1 launch successful, third-stage cryogenic function commences: Isro
255 seconds after the launch, the payload fairing has separated successfully, said the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)
Aug 12, 2021 05:44 AM IST
Isro launches GISAT-1 satellite
Aug 12, 2021 05:31 AM IST
Mission director authorises the launch of GSLV-F10
“Today our CCB have taken five illegal Bangladeshi immigrants into custody.... further investigations are on regarding how they came or were brought in. They were arrested in Bengaluru,” Jnanendra said.
Scattered rainfall was reported in parts of Chittoor, including the temple town of Tirupati for a couple of hours on Friday morning with Nagari town bordering Tamil Nadu recording a maximum of 2 mm rainfall. The Tirupati international airport at Renigunta also recorded scanty rainfall of 0.5 mm rainfall till Friday evening.
Justice Devan Ramachandran made this observation while hearing another petition filed by a youth in Kollam alleging police harassment and handcuffing at the station for seeking the receipt of a complaint he filed.
On Friday, the steel plant workers under the banner of Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Samithi (Struggle committee for protection of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant), took up a novel programme, “Vanta-Vaarpu” – cooking on the roads, in protest against the steel plant privatisation move.
According to a communication from the IMD, a cyclonic circulation prevails over southwest Bay of Bengal off south Sri Lanka coast and there are strong north-easterly winds over Tamil Nadu coast and south coastal Andhra Pradesh.
A room in an under-construction house in a remote Odisha village comes to life every evening. This is where Odisha constable Debendra Samarath holds classes for scores of poor children in Nabarangpur, the district that reports the state’s lowest literacy rate
Talking to newsmen in the state capital, Anupama said the government is scared to take action against “guilty officials” and sought the release of the inquiry committee report conducted by the state women and child welfare director T V Anupama.