Latest Indian Space Research Organisation Stories

2008-11-14 13:25:00

India’s first unmanned moon mission touched down on the moon on Friday, according to Indian Space Research Organization officials.

2008-11-13 11:25:00

India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft successfully reached its final operational orbit around the Moon on 12 November 2008.

2008-11-10 11:40:55

Chandrayaan-1, the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) lunar orbiter, was captured into orbit around the Moon on 8 November. One day later, the spacecraft performed a maneuver that lowered the closest point of its orbit down to 200 km from the Moon.

2008-11-09 00:05:00

India celebrated the success of its first satellite to escape Earth’s gravitational field and reach the Moon on Saturday.

2008-11-05 08:05:00

India’s Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft is positioning itself to begin orbiting the Moon.

2008-10-22 06:40:00

Chandrayaan-1, India’s first mission to the Moon, was successfully launched earlier this morning from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Sriharikota, India.

2008-10-21 08:30:00

India is counting down the days until the launch of its first unmanned mission to the moon. The move will mark a giant catch-up step with Japan and China in the fast-developing Asian space race.

2008-10-07 10:45:40

India’s space program official M. Annadurai told reporters on Tuesday that the only obstacle between the country and its first unmanned mission to the moon would be the weather.

2008-09-22 00:00:09

By Mahendra Ved WHEN the first man landed on the moon, he found an enterprising Indian welcoming him to dine at his eatery. So goes a popular joke. Come end-October, the joke could begin to get real.

2008-09-10 00:00:20

SpectraTime awarded 4 M contract to supply Rubidium Spaceclocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System SpectraTime, a company of the Orolia group (NYSE Alternext Paris - FR0010501015 - ALORO), today announced the award of a contract valued at approximately 4 million to supply Rubidium Space Clocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS).

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.