Ms Munuswamy Shanthi, a scientist at SHAR, Sriharikota was conferred with Nari Shakti Puraskar. She is a notable woman scientist/engineer (SG-Meteorology & Wind Profiler instrumentation and range operations). Some of her most noteworthy work include commissioning the first Telecommand station … Continue reading Munuswamy Shanthi of SHAR conferred with Nari Shakti Puraskar
SHAR Sriharikota is getting ready to launch its first private sector-built navigation satellite today at 6.59 pm. The satellite will replace one of NAVIC’s seven satellites which is malfunctioning. NAVIC is a system of seven navigational satellites powering India’s own … Continue reading IRNSS-1H launch from Sriharikota today. Watch it live.
ISRO had successfully deployed the India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched GSAT-6, the country’s latest communication satellite, into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The launch took place from the Second Launch … Continue reading GSLV Successfully Launches India’s Latest Communication Satellite GSAT-6
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its first test flight of its newest rocket GSLV Mark-III from Sriharikota today morning. After lift-off at 9:30AM from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, the module separated from the rocket at an altitude of 126km and re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. This rocket refers by the names GSLV Mark-III and LVM3, is a completely new vehicle marking the third generation for India’s orbital launch systems. It is capable of injecting heavier satellites like GSAT 19e. The LVM3 flight has two active solid and liquid propulsion stages, S200 and L110 … Continue reading GSLV Mark III experimental launch successful
The GSLV-III or Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III, is a launch vehicle which is being developed by ISRO. This will be an unmanned crew module, it will unleash India’s dream of sending its astronauts in to space come true. ISRO scientists have been gearing up for the test launch of GSLV-MK III, on December 18th , the heaviest among Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle versions. ISRO director M.Y.S Prasad had said the launch is intended to test the atmospheric characteristics and stability of the updated rocket on its way up. It would also carry the CARE (Crew-module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment) Module … Continue reading ISRO to test-fly GSLV-Mark III on December 18 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to witness the launch of ISRO’s PSLV C-23 at Sriharikota today. He said his government is committed to give impetus to the country’s space programme. The Prime Minister met senior scientists and ISRO chairman Radhakrishnan who … Continue reading PM to witness PSLV launch today at Sriharikota
ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C23 is scheduled for launching on June 30th at 09:49 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. PSLV-C23 is going to carry five foreign satellites from Canada, France, Germany, and Singapore. French Earth Observation … Continue reading PSLV-C23 is ready for lift-off from Sriharikota, Nellore
Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is ISRO’s first interplanetary mission to planet Mars with the 1350 kg spacecraft designed to orbit Mars in an elliptical orbit of 372 km by 80,000 km. The primary driving technological objective of the Rs450 crore … Continue reading Mangalyaan: From Nellore to Mars. Good Luck SHAR!
The Launch of the GSLV-D5 scheduled for 16:50 hrs on 19th August, 2013 ws called off, as a leak was observed in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage, during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle, just … Continue reading GSLV-D5 Launch from SHAR Nellore Called-Off