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ISRO’s human space flight rocket to have multiple backups for crucial systems

Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) India's human space flight rocket will have multiple redundancies/backup systems as a matter of safety and the necessary hardware for building the rocket are coming in, said a senior official. "The GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle)...

ISRO plans to test ground landing of ‘desi’ space shuttle

Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to test its reusable launch vehicle’s (RLV) landing on the ground sometime in November or December 2020, said a senior official. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is targeting to...

India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India has four fully built satellites ready for launch and shipment to the rocket port out of the 12 that were built during 2019-2020, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). India realised...

New policies for rocket, launch vehicle, space exploration to come out

Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) With several space sector start-ups coming up in the country for making rockets, satellites and others, the central government will come out with a policy for launch vehicles and rockets, space exploration and also a...

Ban on import of communication satellites opens up opportunity: ISRO chief

Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) The government’s decision to ban import of communication satellites throws up huge opportunity for private players, said K. Sivan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Secretary, Department of Space. Speaking at the webinar on...

ISRO facilities to be free or at reasonable cost for pvt sector

Chennai, July 30 (IANS) With the government deciding to encourage private sector participation in the space field, the Indian space agency has said its facilities will be offered free of cost or at a reasonable cost for carrying out...

Start-ups showing interest in space, big corporate yet to come: ISRO chief

Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The land acquisition for India's second rocket launch centre at Kulasekarapattinam in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin is progressing and further work will progress after this is done, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K. Sivan said...

ISRO gets Indian patent for liquid cooling and heating garment

Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has got an Indian patent for its liquid cooling and heating garment (LCHG) that is suitable for space applications. The patent is valid for 20 years from the date of...

Gaganyaan will facilitate space tourism: Ex-ISRO chief

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) Gaganyaan, the country''s planned mission to take humans to space, will open huge commercial opportunities in the space sector, said former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair. Nair while speaking at the space programme, supported by the...

ISRO preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced that it is preparing low-cost satellite launch vehicles costing around Rs 30-35 crores each, which can put into orbit satellites weighing 500 kgs. "This capability will give ISRO...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...