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India, US to launch Nisar in ’24

Built at a cost of $1.5 billion, Nisar (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar) is targeted for launch onboard India’s GSLV rocket

29 Nov 2023 1:37 AM

ISRO Awaits Vikram Lander and Pragyan Rover to Wake Up from Lunar Sleep

The lander and the rover are awaiting the wake-up call to get reactivated

21 Sep 2023 10:10 PM

After successful hop test on Moon, Vikram Lander in sleep mode, to awake on Sept 22

Before going into sleep mode, in-situ experiments by ChaSTE, RAMBHA-LP and ILSA payloads on lander were performed at the new location

05 Sep 2023 12:47 AM

Chandrayaan 3's rover and lander to be put to sleep to withstand night: ISRO chief

The lander and rover were still functioning and "our team with scientific instruments are doing a lot of work now," he said

02 Sep 2023 11:59 PM

Aditya-L1 spacecraft separates from launch vehicle, proceeds towards the Sun: ISRO

ISRO chief S Somanath said the spacecraft was injected in the "precise orbit"

02 Sep 2023 11:12 PM


ISRO to launch Aditya-L1 mission to study Sun on September 2

The launch of the solar mission will take place on September 2, 2023, at 11:50 am from Sriharikota

29 Aug 2023 1:49 AM

Chandrayaan-3: Vikram lander relays data on Moon's temperature

ISRO on Sunday put out the first observations recorded by the ‘ChaSTE’ payload onboard Vikram Lander

28 Aug 2023 1:02 AM

Moon mission: 2 of 3 objectives achieved, last experiment on

The national space agency also said all the payloads of Chandrayaan-3 mission are performing normally

27 Aug 2023 1:10 AM

After Chandrayaan-3, ISRO eyes Sept 2 for launch of Aditya-L1 solar mission

It will be the first dedicated Indian space mission for observations of the Sun to be launched by the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency

27 Aug 2023 12:59 AM

India enters lunar explorers club

The remarkable achievement places India as the first country to land on this uncharted lunar terrain

24 Aug 2023 2:11 AM


Chandrayaan-3 to land by 6.04 pm today

This is India’s second attempt in four years

23 Aug 2023 12:53 AM

Lunar mission a step away

Isro announced that the Chandrayaan-3 LM has successfully established two-way communication with the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2

22 Aug 2023 3:51 AM

Jal Mahal: Reviving a Water Palace

The restoration journey, initiated in the early 2000s aimed not only to revive the palace but also to rejuvenate the Mansagar Lake

23 Jun 2023 5:05 PM

ISRO scripts history with successful commercial mission LVM3-M2

With Sunday's success, ISRO put behind the anomaly experienced in its August 7 Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) mission

23 Oct 2022 10:25 AM

President to inaugurate Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing facility of HAL

The facility will boost self-reliance in manufacturing of high-thrust rocket engines

26 Sep 2022 1:41 PM


ISRO launches 3 Singapore satellites in dedicated commercial mission

With this successful mission on Thursday, the PSLV rocket has launched 345 foreign satellites belonging to 36 countries since 1999

30 Jun 2022 11:30 PM

Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer makes first observations in Exosphere of Moon

These observations provide insight on the dynamics of the lunar exospheric species

08 Mar 2022 1:01 PM

US scientists detect Omicron variant for first time in deer

The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study also found neutralising antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in one of the Omicron-infected deer

07 Mar 2022 2:01 PM

Astronomers find black hole spins on its side

The black hole's rotation axis is tilted by more than 40 degrees with respect to the axis of the star's orbit

06 Mar 2022 1:32 PM

COVID-19 genetic risk variant protects against HIV, says study

The study was published in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' (PNAS)

27 Feb 2022 1:08 PM