ISRO earned Rs 6,289 cr by launching 239 satellites

New Delhi:  Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched 239 satellites earning Rs 6,289 crore revenue, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Replying to a question, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh also said the government had set up NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), which […]

SpaceX launches rocket carrying 10 communication satellites

Washington : American aerospace company SpaceX on Friday successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 telecommunications satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California. The Iridium-NEXT satellites were launched Friday morning for McLean, Virginia-based satellite operator Iridium Communications, Efe reported. The Iridium-5 NEXT Mission marked the fifth set of 10 satellites that […]

Countdown to launch 31 satellites to begin on Thursday

Bengaluru, Jan 10: The countdown to launch 31 satellites, including three of India and 28 of six other countries, by ISRO on Friday morning from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh will begin on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “The countdown will begin on Thursday, 24 hours before the launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle […]

India to launch its 100th satellite on Friday

Bengaluru, Jan 9 : India would be launching its 100th satellite into the space on Friday along with 30 other satellites, including 28 from six other countries from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a top space agency official on Tuesday. “Of the three Indian spacecraft being launched on January 12, — the 100kg […]

India to launch 31 satellites on January 12

Bengaluru, Jan 8 :  India will launch 31 satellites, including earth observation spacecraft Cartosat, on January 12 instead of its earlier tentative schedule on January 10, a space official said on Monday. “The rocket launch to carry Cartosat and other satellites, including 28 from the US and five other countries, will take place on January […]