Centre forms eight-member Lokpal Commitee headed by Justice Ranjana Desai; Arundhati Bhattacharya, ISRO chief among members
The Modi government on Thursday constituted an eight-member search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.
The Centre constituted a search committee, to be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.
Vikram Sarabahi was awarded the Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972 and the Padma Bhushan in 1966.
In Chandrayan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, ISRO is planning to rover to explore the lunar surface.
Currently, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center in Thiruvananthapuram, Sivan will succeed AS Kiran Kumar and have a three-year term as the ISRO chief.
Sivan joined the ISRO in 1982 in PSLV project and has contributed immensely towards end to end mission planning, mission design, mission integration and analysis.
ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar on partnerships with private industries, manned missions, and colonising other planets
ISRO chairman Dr AS Kiran Kumar spells out the many exciting challenges facing his team of scientists in the field of space research.
ISRO plans to increase the number of flights per year to about 20 from the current 8-10 launches every year.
The nation is proud of ISRO's achievement of successfully launching GSLV-Mk III, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.
Space agency Isro is planning to launch two satellites, including the one meant for the benefit of SAARC nations, in March and April this year.
India will launch one of its backup navigation satellites this year as a replacement to IRNSS-1A satellite, whose three atomic clocks have failed.
Isro's maiden mission to Mars was expected to last only six months, but has been repeatedly extended by Isro engineers.
With less than a month left for the proposed launch of 103 satellites at one go, Indian Space Research Organisation on Wednesday said its aim is to maximise capability with each launch and not set a record.
In a first, space agencies of India and the US will collaborate to launch a satellite that will help study earthquakes and their patterns.
India has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon
PSLV C30 carrying Astrostat and six passengers, one satellite each from Indonesia and Canada and four nanosatellites from the US, was launched at 10 a.m. on Monday.
As it prepares to celebrate the first anniversary of its spacecraft's tryst with Mars, ISRO said the mission to the Red Planet will last for "many years".
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave away Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in recognition of its services in transforming India through the use of space technology and space based services.
India and US have set a target of 2021 to put their collaborative earth observation satellite NISAR in orbit, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said.
GAGAN is an indigenous navigational guide system developed by Isro on the lines of GPS system of the US.