Tag Archives: ISRO

Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite, is progressing to become a reality soon. NISAR will be a two frequency RADAR, with an L-band 24 centimetre RADAR and another S-band 13 centimetre one. S-band ...

Read More »

Reckon High-Speed Internet as ISRO Prepares to Launch GSAT-19 in June

Indian space agency is all set to launch its prestigious GSAT-19 satellite, third in GSAT series to complete the mission to provide the sleepy Internet in India a significant boost to become a high-speed Internet nation. The project with three GSAT communications satellites — GSAT-19, GSAT-11 and GSAT-20 — will fulfil the future communication needs of Internet, television and smartphone ...

Read More »

European Space Agency Seeks More Tie Ups with ISRO

ISRO launched its PSLV C-37 at 9:28 as scheduled with precision and successfully enroute to loft them in their respective orbits. (ISRO)

The European Space Agency, which had collaborated with ISRO during the Chandrayaan I mission, said it would collaborate more with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for future space missions, close on the heels of ISRO’s successful launch of historic 104 satellites, in one go, last week. ESA’s Senior Scientific Advisor Mark McCaughrean, told Indian media, “ESA plans further collaboration ...

Read More »

ISRO Achieves Trajectory Change of Mars Mission Mangalyaan, Shortens Eclipse Period

ISRO said its satellite orbiting Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan will not be affected this year due to long-duration eclipse as it has managed to manoeuvre change its orbit course to reduce non-availability of sun rays and extend the lifespan of the mission. ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Thursday told media, "The duration of the eclipse was so long that ...

Read More »

PSLV-C36 Lifts Off RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

In its 38th flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on Wednesday morning (December 07, 2016) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. After PSLV-C36 lift-off at 10:25 am IST from the First Launch Pad with the ignition of the first stage, the subsequent important flight events, namely, strap-on ignitions and separations, ...

Read More »