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Launch of Chandrayaan-2 was called off on Monday due to a technical snag.(Photo: Twitter/isro)

With 60 minutes to go, ISRO calls off Chandrayaan 2 launch due to snag

Hindustan Times, Sriharikota | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 12:15 AM IST
Chandrayaan-2 mission was set to lift off from Sriharikota at 2:51 am when the countdown was put on hold and subsequently called off.
Swapnil and Swapnila, both Class 10 students, this week visited the ISRO station in Andhra Pradesh and saw the massive rocket that will spark their lunar imagination into reality.(PTI Photo)
Swapnil and Swapnila, both Class 10 students, this week visited the ISRO station in Andhra Pradesh and saw the massive rocket that will spark their lunar imagination into reality.(PTI Photo)

Chandrayaan 2 Launch 2019- ‘Had heard about moon only in stories’: Kids after visiting ISRO station

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 10:05 PM IST
Chandrayaan 2 Launch Mission: Swapnil and Swapnila, both Class 10 students, this week visited the ISRO station in Andhra Pradesh and saw the massive rocket that will spark their lunar imagination into reality.
Akshay Kumar wishes good luck to women leading Chandrayaan-2 mission.
Akshay Kumar wishes good luck to women leading Chandrayaan-2 mission.

Chandrayaan-2: Akshay Kumar wishes good luck to women scientists leading India’s moon mission

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Akshay Kumar, who is starring in Mission Mangal based on India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, has wished luck to women scientists working on Chandrayaan-2 mission.
Some fishermen found the speed boat about 4 km away from the shore in Pannapudi Pathavuru under Vidavuluru police station limits on May 18. They brought it to the shore on Tuesday and informed the police. (Image used for representational purpose).(PTI PHOTO)
Some fishermen found the speed boat about 4 km away from the shore in Pannapudi Pathavuru under Vidavuluru police station limits on May 18. They brought it to the shore on Tuesday and informed the police. (Image used for representational purpose).(PTI PHOTO)

Sri Lankan boat found abandoned near Nellore coast in Andhra

Hindustan Times, Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The boat’s location is about 10-15 km away from the Krishnapatnam port and 50 km north of Sriharikota. It was fitted with a Yamaha engine and contained two oil cans of 20-litre capacity with a Sri Lankan sticker on it, an empty water bottle of five-litre capacity, a blanket and a few burnt cigarettes and beedis.
The RISAT-2B is equipped with a synthetic aperture radar that can take pictures of the earth during day and night, and also under cloudy conditions, said an official of the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO).(ANI)
The RISAT-2B is equipped with a synthetic aperture radar that can take pictures of the earth during day and night, and also under cloudy conditions, said an official of the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO).(ANI)

ISRO launches super surveillance satellite, can pierce cloud cover

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 10:58 PM IST
“It’s an all-weather satellite which can take images of the earth during the day, night and even cloudy conditions,” ISRO chairman K Sivan said.
Monday’s mission comes six days after India test-fired an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in the Mission Shakti operation, which had left around 300 pieces of debris in the low earth orbit.
Monday’s mission comes six days after India test-fired an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in the Mission Shakti operation, which had left around 300 pieces of debris in the low earth orbit.

ISRO puts intel sat in orbit with 28 others

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Weighing 436 kg, the main payload was the India satellite EMISAT, which has been designed for electromagnetic-spectrum monitoring and will be used for intelligence gathering.
ISRO today launched a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from Sriharikota on Monday.(ISRO/Twitter)
ISRO today launched a new variant of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from Sriharikota on Monday.(ISRO/Twitter)

ISRO launches EMISAT defence satellite, 28 others from Sriharikota space centre

Sriharikota | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 08:29 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday put into orbit the Emisat, an electronic intelligence satellite for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in a copy book style.
Phase-1 of visitors’ gallery, with 5000 capacity, will go live at SDSC in Sriharikota on March 31.(ISRO/Twitter)
Phase-1 of visitors’ gallery, with 5000 capacity, will go live at SDSC in Sriharikota on March 31.(ISRO/Twitter)

ISRO gets a viewing gallery, museum to follow

Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:44 PM IST
The 47th journey of India’s polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) carrying aboard an Indian satellite to measure electromagnetic spectrum along with 28 international commercial satellites takes off on April 1, followed by the launch of India’s second mission to the moon.
The PSLV with two strap-on configuration was identified for this mission and the configuration is designated as PSLV-DL.(ANI/Twitter)
The PSLV with two strap-on configuration was identified for this mission and the configuration is designated as PSLV-DL.(ANI/Twitter)

ISRO launches student-made satellite Kalamsat named after Abdul Kalam

UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 07:39 AM IST
The launch took place from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
The PSLV with two strap-on configuration has been identified for this mission and the configuration is designated as PSLV-DL. PSLV-C44 is the first mission of PSLV-DL and is a new variant of PSLV.(@isro/Twitter)
The PSLV with two strap-on configuration has been identified for this mission and the configuration is designated as PSLV-DL. PSLV-C44 is the first mission of PSLV-DL and is a new variant of PSLV.(@isro/Twitter)

ISRO to launch PSLV-C44 just before midnight today

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 10:04 PM IST
The launch at 11:37 pm is said to be unique as PSLV-C44 fourth stage will be re-used automatically to launch Kalamsat payload and Microsat-R satellite into space from the First Launch Pad (FLP). PSLV is a four-stage launch vehicle with alternating solid and liquid stages.
In the third mission in just over a month, the space agency will launch the 2,250 kg operational communication satellite from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre(HT File)
In the third mission in just over a month, the space agency will launch the 2,250 kg operational communication satellite from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre(HT File)

Isro to launch GSAT-7A from Sriharikota today, here’s what you should know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 03:18 PM IST
The satellite will be carried by the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F11 (GSLV-F11), Isro’s 35th communication satellite and the 13th flight of the GSLV rocket to orbit.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched the country’s newest satellite GSAT-7A(Twitter/ISRO)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched the country’s newest satellite GSAT-7A(Twitter/ISRO)

ISRO launches GSAT-7A satellite that will improve communications for armed forces

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 05:03 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the country’s newest satellite GSAT-7A, which will give a boost to the defence forces’ communication capabilities, from Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota on Wednesday.
ISRO's PSLV-C42 carrying two earth observing satellites ready to be launched from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on September 15.(AP File Photo/Representative image)
ISRO's PSLV-C42 carrying two earth observing satellites ready to be launched from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on September 15.(AP File Photo/Representative image)

ISRO to launch India’s HysIS satellite, 30 foreign satellites on Nov 29

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 10:06 PM IST
The space agency said the 45th flight of PSLV will be launched from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
Fishermen stand along a beach beside fishing boats on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Chennai on November 12.(AFP Photo)
Fishermen stand along a beach beside fishing boats on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Chennai on November 12.(AFP Photo)

Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: After landfall, heavy rains pound Tamil Nadu coast, trees and houses uprooted

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 02:58 AM IST

Cyclone Gaja lashed the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wee hours of Friday. Heavy rains were accompanied by strong winds which uprooted trees and damaged roofs of houses.With the Tamil Nadu government already declaring that 30,500 rescue personnel were on standby, the district collectors of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore and Ramanathapuram have declared holiday for schools and colleges on Thursday.Educational institutions in Puducherry and Karaikal regions are closed today and tomorrow in view of the cyclone.Here are the highlights:

People look on as ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-29, on board the eosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-mark III-D2), launches in Sriharikota.(AFP Photo)
People look on as ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-29, on board the eosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-mark III-D2), launches in Sriharikota.(AFP Photo)
Isro’s GSLV Mark III launch vehicle takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Isro’s GSLV Mark III launch vehicle takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

Double success, says PM Modi after launch of ‘Bahubali’ satellite

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 10:42 PM IST
Marking ISRO’s fifth launch for the current year, the communication satellite carries high throughput communication transponders in the Ka and Ku bands which can expand high-speed data transfer in the remote areas of India.
A view of ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 set to be launched from the second launch pad in the spaceport, in Sriharikota.(PTI)
A view of ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 set to be launched from the second launch pad in the spaceport, in Sriharikota.(PTI)

ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT-29 to provide high-speed connectivity in remote areas of India; launch today

By Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:30 PM IST
Marking ISRO’s fifth launch for the current year, GSAT-29 carries high throughput communication transponders in the Ka and Ku bands which can expand high-speed data transfer in the remote areas of India.
GSLV MK III-D2 is a three-stage heavy-lift launch vehicle, designed to carry 4 ton class of satellites into geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) or 10 tons to low earth orbit (LEO), developed by ISRO.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
GSLV MK III-D2 is a three-stage heavy-lift launch vehicle, designed to carry 4 ton class of satellites into geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) or 10 tons to low earth orbit (LEO), developed by ISRO.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

ISRO defers satellite launch by 12 hours due to cyclone Gaja

Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By Gali Nagaraja
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Forecasts indicate cyclonic storm Gaja will make landfall between Sriharikota and Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu on November 15
ISRO's PSLV-C42 carrying two earth observing satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4 of Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), UK, ready to be launched from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.(PTI)
ISRO's PSLV-C42 carrying two earth observing satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4 of Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL), UK, ready to be launched from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.(PTI)

ISRO set for PSLV-C42 mission tomorrow

Press Trust of India, Sriharikota | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2018 07:02 PM IST
The mission is a commercial arrangement between the company and Antrix Corporation Limited, which is the commercial wing of ISRO.
The Rs 800-crore lunar mission named “Chandrayaan-2” comes over a decade after India went up to the lunar orbit on November 8, 2008 after the “Chandrayaan-1” (pictured) launch on October 22 onboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(AP/File Photo)
The Rs 800-crore lunar mission named “Chandrayaan-2” comes over a decade after India went up to the lunar orbit on November 8, 2008 after the “Chandrayaan-1” (pictured) launch on October 22 onboard a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket from the spaceport in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(AP/File Photo)

India’s second lunar mission to land on moon with lander, rover: ISRO

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 07:43 PM IST
The 3,890-kg Chandrayaan-2, which will be launched onboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk-3, will orbit around the moon and study its lunar conditions to collect data on its topography, mineralogy and exosphere.
ISRO said the five-hour countdown was smooth. The crew escape system along with the simulated crew module with a mass of 12.6 tonne, lifted off at 7 am at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI/Picture for representation)
ISRO said the five-hour countdown was smooth. The crew escape system along with the simulated crew module with a mass of 12.6 tonne, lifted off at 7 am at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI/Picture for representation)

ISRO conducts first escape test for India’s manned mision to space

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 10:46 PM IST
The crew escape system is an emergency escape measure designed to quickly pull the crew module along with the astronauts to a safe distance from the launch vehicle in the event of a launch abort.
K Sivan also said the space agency will make satellites that weigh less but give the output of a heavier satellite.(PTI File Photo)
K Sivan also said the space agency will make satellites that weigh less but give the output of a heavier satellite.(PTI File Photo)

ISRO chairman says there is no shortage of funds in space agency

IANS, Srinharikota | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
K Sivan was speaking to reporters in Sriharikota after the successful launch of the ISRO’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1I.
ISRO’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, on board PSLV-C41, lifts off at the Satish Dawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(AFP)
ISRO’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, on board PSLV-C41, lifts off at the Satish Dawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.(AFP)

ISRO successfully launches IRNSS-1I navigation satellite

Malavika Vyawahare, Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:44 PM IST
IRNSS-1I is expected to replace IRNSS-1A, the first of the seven navigation satellites, that was rendered ineffective after its three rubidium atomic clocks failed.
ISRO's GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A communication satellite blasts off into the orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota on March 29, 2018.(PTI Photo)
ISRO's GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A communication satellite blasts off into the orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota on March 29, 2018.(PTI Photo)

ISRO’s GSLV rocket successfully launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 10:35 PM IST
The GSLV-F08, fitted with indigenously developed cryogenic third stage, injected the GSAT-6A satellite into orbit about 18 minutes after its lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Thursday.
ISRO launches GSLV-F08 carrying the GSAT-6A communication satellite from Sriharikota.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
ISRO launches GSLV-F08 carrying the GSAT-6A communication satellite from Sriharikota.(ANI Photo/Twitter)

GSAT-6A launch Highlights: Communication satellite put into orbit, PM Modi congratulates ISRO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 06:53 PM IST
ISRO launched the communication satellite GSAT-6A at 4:56pm from Sriharikota. Below are the highlights:
A view of fully integrated GSLV-F08 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Sriharikota. The 27-hour countdown began on Thursday for the launch of the GSAT-6A communication satellite from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI Photo)
A view of fully integrated GSLV-F08 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Sriharikota. The 27-hour countdown began on Thursday for the launch of the GSAT-6A communication satellite from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI Photo)

ISRO’s GSAT-6A launch today: All you need to know about the satellite

Chennai | By Agencies
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 01:11 PM IST
With seven hours to go, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is doing its rounds of system checks before the satellite blasts off at 4:56pm from Sriharikota.
A view of fully integrated GSLV-F08 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Sriharikota.(PTI Photo)
A view of fully integrated GSLV-F08 inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at Sriharikota.(PTI Photo)

Countdown for ISRO’s GSAT-6A communication satellite begins

Press Trust of India, Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 12:36 PM IST
GSAT-6A, is similar to GSAT-6, a high power S-band communication satellite built on I-2K satellite bus with a mission life of about ten years,
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