Tag Archives: K Radhakrishnan

Public, Private Sectors in India to Make Satellites, Rockets for 5 Years

The Indian industry which is comprised of private and public sectors will be given permission to make communication satellites as well as to build rockets over the next five years, said a top space agency official on Wednesday. "We want the private sector and the public sector (state-run enterprises) to bring out launch vehicles (rockets) and operational communication satellites along ...

Read More »

ISRO Sets GSLV Mark-3 for Test Flight in December

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K. Radhakrishnan said that ISRO is all set to conduct an experimental test of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark 3 in mid-December. "In mid-December, we will have the experimental flight of the GSLV Mark 3. It will not launch a satellite in this flight, and will be passive in the upper stage," ...

Read More »

India All Set to Launch Third Navigation Satellite on Thursday

After a thunder storm has delayed some operations on Wednesday, the countdown for the launch of India’s third navigation satellite on Thursday is progressing smoothly, said a senior space agency official on Wednesday. "Today morning we moved the mobile service tower (MST) backwards. The operation was delayed by around two hours owing to thunderstorm in the morning. There is sufficient ...

Read More »

India Creates History as Mangalyaan Enters Mars Orbit

As Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully placed its Mangalyaan in Martian Orbit on its initial attempt, India has created history on September 24, Wednesday. With the spacecraft entered the red planet’s orbit, India turned to be the first Asian country to reach Mars and the first in the world to enter Martian orbit in its first attempt. Though European, ...

Read More »