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Incredible images from India's first space shuttle launch

Quartz - ‎19 hours ago‎
... of re-entry with the help of its thermal protection system, RLV-TD successfully glided down to the defined landing spot over the Bay of Bengal, at a distance of about 450km from Sriharikota, thereby fulfilling its mission objectives,” ISRO said in ...

ISRO to test rocket that takes its fuel from air

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
After successfully testing a technology demonstrator of a reusable launch vehicle, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to test an air-breathing propulsion system, which aims to capitalise on the oxygen in the atmosphere instead of ...
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ISRO launches Made in India space shuttle: Here's why it matters

The Indian Express - ‎May 15, 2016‎
ISRO space shuttle, Indian Space Research Organisation, India Space Shuttle, India Space, ISRO is all set to launch India's very first space shuttle soon, which will be a 'Made in India' effort.
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Access to space observatory from October: ISRO

Economic Times - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The space agency said activities of the ASC will include providing long-term support and maintenance of the Astrosat Proposal Processing System, running a help desk for proposal and data related queries, and organising workshops to familiarise users ...
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Former Isro chief UR Rao to be honoured with IAF Hall of Fame Award

Firstpost - ‎May 13, 2016‎
In a letter to Rao, a former Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman, IAF stated "It is a true honour for IAF to attribute this award to Prof Rao, who has been for many years an active participant to the success of space in general and of the ...

Access to space observatory from Oct: ISRO

India Today - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Bengaluru, May 21 (PTI) Access will be open for guest observers from the Indian science community to Astrosat, the countrys first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory from October, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. Observing time ...

Indian Space Scientist Wins 2016 IAF Hall of Fame Award

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎May 16, 2016‎
AsianScientist (May 17, 2016) - Professor Udupi Ramachandra Rao, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization and secretary of India's Department of Space is being honored by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) with the 2016 ...

Want to work for ISRO? Apply for 100 Graduate Apprentices & Technician Apprentices posts

India Today - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The candidates should send the confirmation copy generated after registering the on-line application, after duly affixing a passport size photograph along required documents to The Administrative Officer (Recruitment), ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), ...

ISRO to look at possibility of recovering rocket stage

IANS - ‎May 23, 2016‎
"We are also looking at that programme," K.Sivan, director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) told IANS on the phone from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO satellite images aid Chhattisgarh security forces track Maoists

India Today - ‎May 11, 2016‎
ISRO scientists are keeping an eye on a pond in Abujhmad forest area. Apart from Abujhmad, the scientists are maintaining vigil on more than 12 other ponds in Sukma, Dantewada, Konta and Narayanpur forests where the Maoists frequent for water.

ISRO has set up committees for production of satellite launch vehicles with private sector

Economic Times - ‎May 11, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO) has set up two steering committees to work out a comprehensive strategy for production of satellite launch in partnership with industry/private sector, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

India successfully tests small space shuttle - ‎14 hours ago‎
In this photo released on Monday, May 23, 2016, by an official website of the Indian Space Research Organization, India's first indigenously made and reusable space launch vehicle is seen lifted off from the launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Center in ...
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Space Race: Indian Agency Not in Race With SpaceX

Sputnik International - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A day after speculation emerged that the latest technology developed by Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) could overtake the Indian space agency in terms of cost-effective rocket launches, the Indian Space Research ...

ISRO All Set To Create History By Launching Its First Ever Fully Indigenous Space Shuttle

ScoopWhoop - ‎May 15, 2016‎
For the very first time in its history, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is actually growing wings as it embarks on a never before space flight this month that would make history.

Students to map assets of rural areas for ISRO

The Hindu - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working with Mysuru-based Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE) on asset mapping of rural areas in the district for better planning.
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ISRO Sets Up Nozzle Testing Labs - ‎May 11, 2016‎
BENGALURU: Indian Space Research Organisation has establishedNozzle Testing Laboratories (NTL) at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram, to carry out better research in the area of rocket nozzle.

ISRO successfully launches India's first-ever indigenous space shuttle RLV-TD

Central Chronicle - ‎May 23, 2016‎
RLV-TD lifted off from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota at 0700 hrs this morning An ISRO spokesperson later told UNI that the mission was 'successful'.

ISRO transmitters to locate fishermen in distress zone

The New Indian Express - ‎May 15, 2016‎
VISAKHAPATNAM: IN a bid to help the fishermen in distress at sea, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has collaborated with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to distribute numerous Distress Alert Transmitters (DAT) among fishermen as part of its ...
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Bhuvan: India Post, ISRO geo-tag more than 1.5 lakh post offices

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The GIS (Geographic Information System) satellite imagery maps along with photographs of the post offices can now be accessed on Bhuvan (the Hindi word for universe) website developed by the country's premier space agency Indian Space Research ...

ISRO comes to the aid of decentralised rural planning

The Hindu - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on a space-based information system for decentralised planning to help rural development, ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Saturday. Though there are scores of rural development ...