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5 July, 2018 6:04 AM ISRO Tests Crew Escape System Critical for Human Spaceflight

In its aim towards human spaceflight, Indian space agency ISRO on Thursday carried out the first in a series of tests to qualify a crew escape system. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in a statement said the crew escape system is a critical technology for human spaceflight. "The crew escape system is an emergency escape measure designed 39

17 June, 2018 1:40 PM ISRO clears GSAT-11 for launch

The 5,700-kg GSAT-11 satellite was slated for launch on May 26 from Kourou, a site in South America which India uses to launch its heavy-weight satellite. In a setback to the ISRO, the space agency lost contact with GSAT-6A after it was launched in March from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Although the ISRO has been trying to establish with GSAT- 76

2 June, 2018 5:17 PM Be alert to weather changes: CM

Heavy rain, strong winds, and lightning forecast, officials told Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday directed the officials to be on high alert in view of the anticipated heavy rains, strong winds and lightning. According to an official release, Mr. Naidu instructed the officials of all the departments concerned to be prepared to take any emergency 53

29 April, 2018 7:06 PM ‘Abacus, Vedic math need of the hour’

Indian mathematical experts have a played pivotal role in space organisations such as Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said Narasaraopet MLA G. Srinivasa Reddy. Speaking at the valedictory session of national-level competitions in Abacus and Vedic Maths organised by Raja Educational Academy 43

19 April, 2018 3:08 AM Chandrayaan 2: All you need to know about India's second date with Moon

All eyes would be on ISRO when it sends its second lunar probe mission - especially because its first was hailed as a massive achievement for being low-cost and yet enormously successful. New Delhi: The first time India sent a lunar probe Chandrayaan to the moon in 2008, the world watched and applauded. It was a glowing moment in the country's tryst 63

12 April, 2018 5:02 PM Nine more missions planned for this year: ISRO chairman

ISRO has planned a gruelling nine missions in the next eight months, its Chairman K. Sivan said on Thursday. While the Chandrayaan-2 landing and rover mission is slated for late 2018, an important project is the seco- nd confirmatory launch of GSLV-MkIII heavy-lift rocket. It will carry the three-tonne-plus GSAT-29 communication satellite to space 51

6 April, 2018 9:28 AM After losing GSAT-6A in space, ISRO to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12. New Delhi: After losing contact with its high power S-band communication satellite GSAT-6A within 48 hours after launch, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12. The satellite 53

1 April, 2018 5:50 PM As Chinese Space Lab Crashes To Earth, ISRO On Overnight Vigil

With little certainty about where exactly the Tiangong-1 will land, the Indian space agency is keeping a close watch. An 8-tonne Chinese space laboratory that will hurtle down to Earth late Sunday or early Monday morning (Indian time) is not likely to hit India, scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO believe. But with little certainty 119

21 March, 2018 7:01 AM India joins Europe’s satellite data sharing pool

Can access info from Copernicus programme India has joined Europe’s mega global arrangement of sharing data from Earth observation satellites, called Copernicus. Data from a band of Indian remote sensing satellites will be available to the European Copernicus programme while designated Indian institutional users will in return get to access free data from Europe’s 65

24 February, 2018 1:05 PM ISRO to launch anotherIRNSS satellite in April

Chandrayan-II will also be launched in April, says Sivan After its failure to inject into the orbit the eighth of the navigation satellite, IRNSS-1H that was to replace the faulty IRNSS-1A in the Indian Navigation Satellite Constellation or NavIC in August last year, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to launch another IRNSS 46