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  • Chandrayaan-2's Pragyan rover intact, engineer tells ISRO Aug 02, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    Chandrayaan-2's Pragyan rover intact, engineer tells ISRO

    Shanmuga Subramanian, a Chennai-based engineer, identified the debris of the Vikram lander in 2019.

  • All 8 payloads doing well as Chandrayaan-2 completes one year in space: ISRO Jul 22, 2020 08:04 PM IST

    All 8 payloads doing well as Chandrayaan-2 completes one year in space: ISRO

    Chandrayaan-2, aimed at landing a rover on unchartered Lunar South Pole, was launched on July 22, 2019 on board the country's most powerful geosynchronous launch vehicle.

  • Chandrayaan-3 to be launched in first half of 2021: Union Minister Jitendra Singh Mar 04, 2020 07:08 PM IST

    Chandrayaan-3 to be launched in first half of 2021: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

    The Indian Space Research Organisation had then resolved to launch the project again. It had said the project is likely to be launched by the end of the year.

  • SAIL supplies special grade steel for Gaganyaan: Bhilai plant CEO Mar 03, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    SAIL supplies special grade steel for Gaganyaan: Bhilai plant CEO

    Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has contributed to the Gaganyaan space mission and has successfully produced plates to be used in the satellite launch vehicle (SLV) that would launch the mission, SAIL's Bhilai Steel Plant (SAIL-BSP) CEO Anirban Dasgupta told PTI.

  • Chandrayaan 2 project director M Vanitha will not work on next moon mission: Report Dec 18, 2019 05:39 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2 project director M Vanitha will not work on next moon mission: Report

    The organisation had garnered high praise for the appointment of Vanitha and Ritu Karidhal as project director and mission director

  • We have also failed: NASA’s words of encouragement for ISRO Dec 16, 2019 06:34 PM IST

    We have also failed: NASA’s words of encouragement for ISRO

    Tom Soderstrom consoled ISRO and reassured that landing a rover is indeed a rather difficult task.

  • The Innovators | Dr Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai - Father of India's space programme Dec 08, 2019 11:11 AM IST

    The Innovators | Dr Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai - Father of India's space programme

    Born in an affluent industrialist family in Ahmedabad, Dr Sarabhai's achievements are a reflection of what Indian scientists are today doing at ISRO.

  • Indian techie Shanmuga Subramanian helps NASA find Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander on Moon Dec 03, 2019 10:42 AM IST

    Indian techie Shanmuga Subramanian helps NASA find Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander on Moon

    NASA's confirmation came nearly three months after India's Chandrayaan-2 mission made a hard landing near the uncharted lunar south pole in the wee hours of September 7.

  • Chandrayaan 2: NASA releases image of Vikram lander’s impact site Dec 03, 2019 07:23 AM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: NASA releases image of Vikram lander’s impact site

    NASA released an image which showed the impact site and the associated debris field, with parts scattered over almost two dozen locations spanning many kilometres

  • Chandrayaan 2: Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of landing site, says govt Nov 20, 2019 09:04 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of landing site, says govt

    Singh, however, said most components of technology demonstration, including the launch, orbital critical maneuvers, lander separation, de-boost and rough braking phase were successfully accomplished.

  • Chandrayaan-2 successful mission, generated curiosity among youth: PM Modi Nov 05, 2019 06:59 PM IST

    Chandrayaan-2 successful mission, generated curiosity among youth: PM Modi

    Noting that no country in the world would progress without science and technology, Modi said science is not like preparing instant noodles and people should not expect immediate results from scientific researches

  • ISRO releases 1st illuminated image of moon's surface taken by Chandrayaan 2 Oct 17, 2019 09:32 PM IST

    ISRO releases 1st illuminated image of moon's surface taken by Chandrayaan 2

    The image was captured by the Imaging Infrared Spectrometer (IIRS) payload on-board the latest lunar exploration mission, ISRO said in a statement on its website.

  • Surat women sport Chandrayaan-2, Article 370 tattoos to celebrate Navratri Sep 30, 2019 05:06 PM IST

    Surat women sport Chandrayaan-2, Article 370 tattoos to celebrate Navratri

    the tattoos covered myriad milestones achieved by the government in power, including the recently concluded Howdy Modi event in Texas

  • Chandrayaan 2 '98% successful' not my opinion: ISRO chief Sep 30, 2019 01:46 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2 '98% successful' not my opinion: ISRO chief

    Sivan explained that the 98% success rate was not announced arbitrarily but after carefully studying the multiple objectives achieved in the course of the mission.

  • Chandrayaan 2 | NASA releases images of landing site, confirms Vikram had a hard landing Sep 27, 2019 07:52 AM IST

    Chandrayaan 2 | NASA releases images of landing site, confirms Vikram had a hard landing

    The LRO passed over the landing site on September 17 and acquired a set of high-resolution images of the area; so far the LROC team has not been able to locate or image the lander.

  • Chandrayaan 2 a learning experience: NASA engineer Sep 26, 2019 01:02 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2 a learning experience: NASA engineer

    Chandrayaan 2, the second Indian lunar mission, had suffered a snag while attempting a historic landing on the uncharted South Pole of the Moon.

  • Chandrayaan 2: What could have gone wrong with the Vikram lander? Sep 24, 2019 06:03 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: What could have gone wrong with the Vikram lander?

    These include, use of five engines in the lander rather than one, change in satellite carrier from GSLV MK II to heavier carrier GSLV Mk III, and finally the 30 km distance from where the final descend began.

  • Chandrayaan 2: The Sun has finally set on Vikram lander Sep 22, 2019 12:58 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: The Sun has finally set on Vikram lander

    Indian Space Research Organisation in a tweet last Friday said that the agency has set up a national committee of academicians and ISRO experts to analyse the cause of loss of communication with the lander.

  • Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98% objectives: ISRO chief Sep 21, 2019 02:50 PM IST

    Chandrayaan-2 mission has achieved 98% objectives: ISRO chief

    K Sivan said ISRO is focusing on another moon mission by 2020.

  • Chandrayaan 2: 'Not in the field of view', NASA orbiter fails to capture Vikram's images Sep 19, 2019 12:52 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: 'Not in the field of view', NASA orbiter fails to capture Vikram's images

    NASA’s orbiter is now expected to fly over the site next on October 14. Lighting conditions are expected to be favourable then. However, it could be too late for hopes of establishing contact

  • Is ISRO finally giving up on Chandrayaan 2 and moving on? Sep 18, 2019 06:40 PM IST

    Is ISRO finally giving up on Chandrayaan 2 and moving on?

    After the lander was spotted on September 8, ISRO had 14 days to establish connection with the lander, ending September 21.

  • Did you spot Indian moon lander? Brad Pitt asks ISS astronaut Sep 17, 2019 04:04 PM IST

    Did you spot Indian moon lander? Brad Pitt asks ISS astronaut

    The US astronaut reflected on the importance of international cooperation in space missions like these.

  • The cycle of success: Chandrayaan 2 perfectly fits into it Sep 13, 2019 05:17 PM IST

    The cycle of success: Chandrayaan 2 perfectly fits into it

    The moon mission has stoked curiosity like no other. More to the point, another loop of success is in the making

  • Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with lander Vikram Sep 13, 2019 11:08 AM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: NASA helping ISRO establish communication with lander Vikram

    The US space agency’s DSN operator Richard Stephenson also confirmed that the network is helping secure a communication link with the lander

  • Chandrayaan 2: NASA to share before and after images of Vikram's landing site Sep 12, 2019 01:44 PM IST

    Chandrayaan 2: NASA to share before and after images of Vikram's landing site

    ISRO continues “all possible efforts" to establish communication with the Vikram lander

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