Tag Archives: PSLV

PSLV-C34 with 20 Satellites Set for Mega Launch on June 22 at 9.25 AM

PSLV-C34 first stage integration in progress

As the world is watching with curiosity, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its next marvel, the Cartosat-2 series aboard PSLV-C34 with 20 satellites on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 09:25 hrs (IST) from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Into its 36th flight, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34) will lift off with 727.5 kg Cartosat-2 series ...

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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), the former space scientist who headed ISRO for nine years as chairman from 1994 to 2003, said long-term sustainability is key to India’s progress ...

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India in Space: Year End Review of ISRO’s Achievements in 2015

From positive news of Mars Orbiter Mission completing its task successfully and enhancing it lifespan for few more years, ISRO has made every Indian smile with pride in 2015. Hardwork, dedication and team spirit still dominate the sprawling ISRO campus in Bangalore and their efforts towards socially beneficial projects has equally taken centre-stage in 2015. Here is a glance at ...

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ISRO’s PSLV C28 / DMC3 Update: All Set For Tonight’s Launch of India’s Heaviest Satellite

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set for tonight’s launch of PSLV C28 cayying the heaviest ever commercial payload of five satellites, including three DMC3 earth observation satellites of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technologies. In its daily update, ISRO said the countdown progress is normal and all the operations are in progress as scheduled.  “Countdown operations are progressing normally. Preparations ...

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ISRO’s Heaviest Satellite Mission for SSTL, UK with PSLV-C28 to Lift Off on July 10 (Full Path)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set for its heaviest ever commercial mission on Friday, July 10. 2015 catering the Surrey Satellite Technology Limited of the UK carrying its three heavy DMC satellites and one micro satellite and another nano satellite. The Indian Space Agency is taking up the porject as per the agreement entered by its commercial arm ...

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Trinity College Aims at Next Student Satellite on ISRO Launch Vehicle

While NASA and ISRO are vigorously encouraging colleges to participate in their space research programs, some Indian institutes have already done so and many are keen to move forward in the direction. The Trinity Colleg of Engineering in Kerala has joined hands with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University to undertake a student-driven project to put in space a satellite called Trinity ...

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ISRO to Launch PSLV C-28 on July 10 with 3 UK Firm Satellites

ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix Corporation has signed to launch three satellites of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology for disaster monitoring constellation project aboard the launch vehicle PSLV scheduled on July 10. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the three satellites — DMC 1, 2 and 3 — would be launched onboard PSLV C-28 on July 10 from the first launch ...

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Cabinet Okays ISRO Plan for 15 PSLV Missions Costing Rs.3090 crore

The Union Cabinet approved ISRO’s proposal to continue the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program with 15 new operational flights  from PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50, costing Rs.3,090 crore. The cabinet gave approval to “enable launch of satellites required for earth observation, navigation and space sciences along with the possibility of clinching commercial launch service contracts”, said a statement. The program will ...

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ISRO to launch 6 more satellites in 2015-16, to reach 80 in all

Indian space agency ISRO will launch six more satellites during the 2015-16 consisting of two communication satellites, three navigation satellites or IRNSS series and one space science satellite, informed Jitendra Singh in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. “Six more satellites are planned to be launched during 2015-16,” said the minister. The two communication satellites are GSAT-6 ...

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