S Somnath-New Chairman of ISRO

Dr S Somnath is to become the new chairman of ISRO. He is to succeed K Sivan. He is the fourth Keralite to occupy the top most place in ISRO. The previous Keralites were K Radhakrishnan, Madhavan Nair and K ..



“Vyom Mitra”-ISRO’s half Humanoid-An experimental mission of Gaganyaan

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) is to send a half-humanoid robot called the “Vyom Mitra” as an experimental mission to Gaganyaan. Vyom Mitra means a friend in Sky. Highlights ISRO introduced Vyom Mitra at the “Human Space Flight and Exploration-Present ..


ISRO s Chandrayaan-2 Mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has kept the launch window open from July 9 to 16 for the Chandrayaan-2 Mission. About the Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission is India s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO has set September 6 ..

ISRO, IAF Ink Agreement for Astronaut Training

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) signed an MoU for getting Indian astronauts trained for Gaganyaan project. About the MoU IAF s Institute of Aerospace Medicine in Bengaluru would serve as the nodal centre to ..

ISRO to launch lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ in July 2019

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16 2019. The Chandrayaan-2’s lander will touch down near Moon’s south pole on 6th September 2019. About Chandrayan-2 ..


ISRO’s GSLV-Mk III Launched

ISRO’s GSLV-Mk III has been launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on June 5, 2017. GSLV-Mk III is the heaviest rocket ever made by ISRO which is capable of carrying heavy payloads. Salient Facts GSLV-Mk III can put four-tonne satellites in ..