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Gaganyaan Test Flight Successful, Crew Escape Module Touches Down

ISRO's unmanned test flight for its first human spaceflight mission'Gaganyaan' lifted off from Sriharikota, the first landmark in India's ambitious space mission. Saturday's rocket tested the emergency escape system of its crew module, which separated from the thruster and made a soft sea landing about 10 minutes after the launch. The mission is to test the efficiancy of the vehicle's crew escape system, which will used for astronauts.

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 02:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ISRO, Gaganyaan 2, Shriharikota, Space, aircraft, Mission India

Courtesy: NDTV

ISRO Gaganyan Mission

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Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO Aborts Lift-Off Of India’s Human Space Mission

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday aborted the launch of the first uncrewed test flight (TV-D1 Flight Test) in the Gaganyaan Mission. "Gaganyaan's First Flight Test Vehicle Abort Mission-1 (TV-D1) launch has been placed on hold. The next schedule will be announced soon," ISRO chief S Somnath said. "The lift-off attempt could not happen today...engine ignition has not happened in the nominal course, need to find what's wrong… read-more

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 10:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Gaganyaan, mission, ISRO, Mission Abort, Technology

IIT Madras

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 IIT-Madras Honours Its Alumini Who Was Part Of The Historic Chandrayan -3 Mission

In this event 'Over the Moon with Team Chandrayaan 3'  held in campus on Sunday, top scientists and engineers from ISRO interacted with students from IIT Madras and various government schools and city college students. During the occasion many scientists including Dr. S.Unnikrishnan Nair who completed PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre(VSSC), ISRO.

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 09:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: chandrayaan 3, IIT, Alumini, ISRO, IIT Madras

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Apple Embraces India's GPS Alternative NavIC in iPhone 15

Apple unveiled the iPhone 15 Pro and the iPhone 15 Pro Max, which has an Indian connection, as it features Indian Space Research Orgnaization (ISRO) made GPS navigation.NavIC, previously known as the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), represents a regional navigation satellite system comprised of seven satellites and an extensive network of ground stations operating around the clock.It offers two services: Standard Position… read-more

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 11:39 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: iPhone 15, Apple, ISRO, GPS, NavIC, Technology

Courtesy: Business Today

ISRO scientist

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ISRO Scientist Behind Chandrayaan 3 Final Countdown Passed Away

N Valarmathi, the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist and the iconic voice behind the agency's rocket countdown launches, passed away at the age of 64 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. According to reports, she suffered a heart-attack on September 3. Chandrayaan-3 was her final countdown announcement in July. Besides Chandrayan 3, she was project director of RISAT-1, India's first indigenously-developed Radar Imaging Satellite. 

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 09:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Scientist, ISRO, chandrayaan 3, Heart attack, died

Aditya L1

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India's 1st Solar Mission, Aditya L1 Take Off To Study Sun

Aditya-L1 blasted off from Sriharikota at 11.50 am. Aditya L1 will take an approach similar to Chandrayaan-3 to reach its designated spot. Aditya L1 will stay in earth-bound orbits for 16 days as it undergoes five manoeuvres to gain speed needed for L1 jump. The total journey time for ISRO's Aditya-L1 solar mission from Sriharikota (Earth) to L1 is estimated to be about four months.

Sat, 02 Sep 2023 - 12:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Aditya L1, Solar Mission, Sun, ISRO, Indian Space

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Aditya L1

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ISRO Is All Set To Study Sun With Aditya L1 Solar Mission

After the success of its lunar landing programme - Chandrayaan-3, the Indian Space Research Organisation is now set to make history with the launch of its new mission to study the Sun. Aditya-L1 Solar Mission, is India’s first mission to explore the Sun. ISRO said the launch rehearsal and the rocket’s internal checks were completed. The spacecraft  would be launched by PSLV-C57 rocket, to study the Sun.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 08:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ISRO, Sun, Solar Mission, Chandrayaan-3, Aditya-L1

Courtesy: News 18

Solar Mission

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ISRO Announces Aditya -L1 To Study Solar Sun In September

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday announced the date and time of the launch of its Aditya-L1 mission to study the Sun. The spacecraft will be launched on September 2 from ISRO's Sriharikota base at 11.50 hrs. "The launch of Aditya-L1, the first space-based Indian observatory to study the Sun is scheduled for September 2, 2023, at 11:50 Hrs. IST from Sriharikota,"

Mon, 28 Aug 2023 - 07:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Aditya L1, Solar Mission, Study Moon, ISRO, Scientists

Shiv Shakti Point

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PM Modi Announces Shiv Shakti Point, Meets ISRO Scientists Behind Chandrayaan-3

PM Modi met with the ISRO scientists and gave a speech after the successful Chandrayaan-3 Mission, as he missed it due to his South Africa-Greece. On August 26, he said, "The spot on the Moon where Chandrayaan-3's lander Vikram touched down will be known as 'Shiv Shakti Point', Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today while addressing the scientists of ISRO in Bengaluru.

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 02:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, ISRO, Shiv Shakti Point, Chandryaan-3

Courtesy: NDTV

Solar Mission

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After Successful Chandrayaan-3 Mission, ISRO Scientists Eye Solar Mission

After successful Chandrayaan-3, the ISRO is taking another step towards space exploration. The Chief of ISRO  S. Somnath said, they are getting ready with Aditya L1 Mission, which would aim to study the Sun, a first in India. It would be India's first solar mission, which is expected to be announced in the first week of September, followed by a preparatory launch.

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 09:52 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ISRO, Sun Mission, Chandrayaan-3, Scientists, Aditya L-1 Mission

Courtesy: Economic Times