India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-24 successfully launched

The GSAT-24 satellite, built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was successfully launched by French company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana (South America) on Thursday. GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication satellite weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs. It was the first “demand driven” communication satellite mission undertaken … Read more

OneWeb inks pact with ISRO commercial arm for satellite launches

Bharti group-backed OneWeb and New Space India Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation, have entered into an agreement that will help ensure OneWeb completes its satellite launch programme, a statement said on Thursday.The first launch with New Space India is expected in 2022 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, … Read more

ISRO to pick 150 students for ‘Young Scientist Programme’

The programme is aimed at creating awareness about the emerging trends in science and technology amongst the youngsters, who are the “future building blocks of our nation”, according to the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is organising a special programme for school children called “YUva VIgyani KAryakram” (YUVIKA) or “Young Scientist … Read more

ISRO is one of the best space agency in efficient use of funding for satellite launches, say Space experts from LAC region

On Sunday, India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) along with 18 other satellites launched Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 which was the primary payload. (Photo source: ISRO) Under the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Framework, a proposal for ‘BRICS Virtual Constellation of Remote Sensing Satellites’ in order to establish a mechanism to share remote sensing … Read more

Big leap for India’s space diplomacy! ISRO’s PSLV to launch Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 in February 2021

South American countries are approaching ISRO for cooperation in space at different levels. ISRO Latest News: The Amazonia 1 satellite which will be launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is now on its way onboard an Emirates B777 plane. This was loaded at São José dos Campos Airport (SP). This announcement was made by … Read more