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Isro begins official countdown to historic Mars Orbiter Mission

Nov 03, 2013

Isro begins official countdown to historic Mars Orbiter Mission

"The 56 hours and 30 minutes countdown started as per schedule at 06.08 AM. It is proceeding smoothly," a spokesman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) told PTI. #ISRO #NewsTracker #Mars #Earth #Port Blair #Sriharikota #European Space Agency #Mars Orbiter Mission #India Space and Research Organisation
India's first military satellite GSAT-7 put into Earth's orbit

Sep 04, 2013

India's first military satellite GSAT-7 put into Earth's orbit

India's first 'military' satellite was on Wednesday put into the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the Earth, five days after it was launched on 30 August onboard an European rocket from Kourou in French Guiana off the Pacific coast. #ISRO #India #NewsTracker #European Space Agency #Arianespace #GSAT-7 #Inmarsat
India successfully launches weather satellite INSAT-3D

Jul 26, 2013

India successfully launches weather satellite INSAT-3D

India's advanced meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched by an European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana early today, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning services. #ISRO #India #NewsTracker #K Radhakrishnan #European Space Agency #Arianespace #INSAT-3D #Ariane 5
RIP Herschel space telescope We saw the universe through your eyes

Apr 30, 2013

RIP Herschel space telescope We saw the universe through your eyes

Europes Herschel space observatory the largest infrared telescope ever launched has stopped working after exhausting its supply of liquid helium coolant. #NewsTracker #European Space Agency #Herschel space observatory
Did you know? Meteorites strike Earth every few months

Feb 15, 2013

Did you know? Meteorites strike Earth every few months

A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia on Friday, injuring hundreds of people as its fragments fell to the ground in the Ural Mountains. Here's a look at those objects in the sky. #didyouknow #Russia #European Space Agency #Ural Mountains #Addi Bischoff #meteor