ISRO sets world record: PSLV-C37 launched with 104 satellites

Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: A world record was set by ISRO today when India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty ninth flight (PSLV-C37), launched the 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation and 103 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 664 kg at lift-off into a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). PSLV-C37 was launched from the First Launch…

GSAT-18 successfully launched

Newsroom24x7 Staff Kourou (French Guiana): India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-18 was inducted into the INSAT/GSAT system today (October 06, 2016) from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-231. Weighing 3404 kg at lift-off, GSAT-18 carries 48 communication transponders to provide Services in Normal C-band, Upper Extended C-band and Ku-bands of the frequency spectrum. GSAT-18 carries Ku-band…

PSLV-C35 successfully launches 8 Satellites into two different orbits in a single flight

 Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: In its thirty seventh flight (PSLV-C35), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 Satellite along with seven co-passenger satellites today morning (September 26, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty sixth consecutively successful mission of PSLV. The total weight of all the eight…

ISRO: GSLV-F05 successfully launches INSAT-3DR

Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: The launch of GSLV-F05, the tenth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), successfully took place from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota today afternoon. The high-point of the GSLV-F05 flight is the launch of the INSAT-3DR, an advanced weather satellite, weighing 2211 kg into a…

ISRO launches PSLV-C34 with record 20 satellites

Newsroom24x7 Staff Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) today successfully launch PSLV-C34, carrying a record 20 satellites in a single mission including the Cartosat-2 series satellite and 19 co-passenger satellites. In a Congratulatory message to A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of ISRO, President of India Pranab Mukherjee congratulated has said, “My heartiest congratulations to you and your…

ISRO: India’s Reusable Launch Vehicle successfully flight tested

.Newsroom24x7 Desk Sriharikota: ISRO today successfully flight tested India’s first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime. In this experimental mission, the HS9 solid rocket booster carrying RLV-TD lifted off from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 07:00hr IST. After a successful flight of 91.1 second, HS9 burn…

PSLV-C33 successfully launched: India will now command position information in the Indian region

In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G, the seventh satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) Thursday afternoon (April 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty fourth consecutively successful mission of PSLV and the thirteenth in its…

Modi Cabinet clears proposal to set up Gravitational-wave Observatory in India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ‘in principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal for research on gravitational waves. The proposal, known as LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India) is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and…

PSLV places six satellites from Singapore in orbit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sriharikota: In its thirty second flight conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota today evening (December 16, 2015), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C29 successfully launched six satellites from Singapore, including the 400 kg TeLEOS-1, the primary satellite. The other five satellites were co. passenger payloads. PSLV-C29 launched all the six…