ISRO scientists unfurl antenna of RISAT-2BR1 satellite
"Today at 1400 hrs Radial Rib Antenna of #RISAT2BR1 spacecraft was successfully deployed in-orbit. This complex technology involved unfurling and deployment of the 3.6 m antenna which was folded and stowed during launch," ISRO said in an update. The deployment was completed in 9 minutes and 12 seconds, it said.
ISRO to launch surveillance satellite on Dec 11
India will put into orbit another of its sharp-eyed surveillance satellite RISAT-2BR1 with synthetic aperture radar on December 11, an Indian space agency official said on Tuesday.
Government developing satellite mechanism to monitor forestation
"We are also making an effort in this direction by developing a mechanism for the minute detailing of the forestation at the (given) geo-coordinates and monitoring of growth of the planted saplings, with the use of satellite. Twelve crore saplings were planted in last five years. Data on the growth of these saplings will be available in public domain. We are developing a mechanism of their inspection through satellite," Javadekar said.
CARTOSAT-3, 13 US nano satellites successfully launched; ISRO crosses 300 foreign satellite launch mark
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully injected into orbit its earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 a...
India crosses 300 foreign satellite launch mark
The American satellites are piggy backing on the rocket's main luggage, India's advanced earth observation satellite Cartosat-3. Till date India with its PSLV rocket has put into orbit 297 foreign satellites. When the PSLV rocket on Wednesday puts into orbit 13 American nano satellites then the total number of foreign satellites that India has launched will touch 310.
ISRO launches CARTOSAT 3, US satellites into space
The launch will enhance India's ability in high-resolution imaging and also reinforce India as a global launch destination for small satellites using its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. According to the ISRO 2018-19 annual report, the CARTOSAT 3 is a 3-axis agile satellite with a spatial resolution parameter of 0.25 m.
Soldiers posted in remote locations can now use satellite phone to connect with families
"Digital Communication Commission (DCC) today approved to use VSAT for connecting 1,409 remote locations provided by the Ministry of Defence and Home Ministry where jawans are posted. We will provide free 1 GB data daily which they can use to make calls to their families," Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash told reporters.
France’s CNES calls for long-term collaboration with ISRO on human spaceflight
The CNES president highlighted how France has acquired more than 40 years of experience in human spaceflight and developed highly sophisticated facilities in this field in Toulouse, such as the CADMOS (centre for the development of microgravity applications and space operations) and the MEDES (space medicine and physiology institute).
Terrorists using satellite phones in Jammu & Kashmir
Police said since revocation of special status of Kashmir, militants have attempted to take advantage of communication blockade to enter Srinagar.
50th PSLV rocket successfully injected RISAT-2BR1, 9 customer satellites into precise orbit: ISRO
ISRO on Wednesday successfully injected into orbit the country's remote imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 along with nine other...
PM congratulates ISRO on Cartosat-3 satellite launch
CARTOSAT-3 is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability.
ISRO launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 nano satellites from Sriharikota
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL (PSLV-XL) rocket carrying advanced earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 US nano satellite...
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday. The main payload on...
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