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Chandrayaan-3 launch may take place in early 2021; mission will not have orbiter
"As for Chandrayaan-3, the launch may now take place somewhere in early 2021. Chandrayaan-3 will be a mission repeat of Chandrayaan-2 and will include a Lander and Rover similar to that of Chandrayaan-2, but will not have an orbiter," a statement quoting Singh said.
ISRO's MOM captures image of the biggest moon of Mars
According to ISRO, "the violent phase that Phobos has encountered is seen in the large ...
Gaganyaan: Unmanned space mission planned for December 2020 likely to be delayed
It was part of the two unmanned missions to be undertaken by...
Chandrayaan-2 completes a year around Moon, adequate fuel for 7 more years: ISRO
"Though the soft-landing attempt (of the lander carrying the rover) was not successful, the orbiter, which was equipped with eight scientific instruments, was successfully placed in the lunar orbit. The orbiter completed more than 4,400 orbits around the Moon and all the instruments are currently performing well," the Indian Space Research Organisation said.
Chandrayaan-2 captures image of crater on Moon; ISRO names it after Vikram Sarabhai
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said that as Sarabhai's birth centenary year completed on August 12, this is a thanksgiving tribute to the scientist.
ISRO checking space enthusiast's claim that Chandrayaan-2's rover Pragyan is intact on Moon
Space enthusiast Shanmuga Subramanian, who found the debris of India's moonlander Vikram, said on Saturday that Chandrayaan-2's rover Pragyan seems to be intact on the moon's surface and had rolled out a few metres from the lander.
China launches Mars probe in space race with US
After watching the United States and the Soviet Union lead the way during the Cold War, China has poured billions of dollars into its military-led space programme. China has made huge strides in the past decade, sending a human into space in 2003. The Asian powerhouse has laid the groundwork to assemble a space station by 2022 and gain a permanent foothold in Earth orbit.
View: For space buffs, this summer has brought multiple Mars bound space launches
It might seem like a race is on to reach the Red Planet, akin to the race to the Moon in the 1960s.
China's long march in space, from the moon to Mars: Beijing successfully launches rover
It is among a trio of nations, along with the United Arab Emirates and the United States, launching missions to the Red Planet this month, taking advantage of a period when Mars and Earth are favourably aligned. A previous mission with Russia in 2011 failed because the Russian launcher was unable to get the craft into a transfer orbit to slingshot towards the Red Planet.
ISRO to tap startups to build local tech for Gaganyaan, future missions
Last month, Isro identified a set of 17 technologies that it invited researchers to develop locally at lower costs for use in its Gaganyaan missions.
Mission successful: SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe in milestone mission
The successful mission, carried out jointly by SpaceX and NASA, demonstrated that the United States has the capacity once more to send its astronauts to space and bring them back.
China names its Mars mission Tianwen-1 ahead of its planned launch this year
China on Friday named its first Mars exploration mission to be launched later this year as Tianwen-1 as it celebrated 'Space Day' to mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the country's first satellite Dong Fang Hong-1 in 1970.
From the Moon to Mars: China's march across space
Beijing's space programme has made huge strides in recent years as it scrambles to compete with the US. China's space programme is controlled by the military, which releases little information about its missions.
India's lack of electronics manufacturing ecosystem is hurting Isro's space plans
The absence of a robust homegrown electronics ecosystem is hurting its ambitious targets.