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- Forging Ahead In Space (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Mar 17, 2007)
It was in mid-1992 that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched INSAT-2A, the first operational communication satellite to be designed and built within the country.
- Insat-4b Placed In Near-Geosynchronous Orbit (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 16, 2007)
India's latest communication satellite INSAT-4B was on Friday successfully placed in near-geosynchronous orbit. following the third and final orbit-raising operation conducted from a facility in Karnataka.
- Insat-4b Orbit Raised (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 14, 2007)
The first manoeuvre to raise the orbit of India's communication satellite, INSAT-4B, was successfully executed on Tuesday morning and, as a result, the orbit's perigee (nearest point to the earth) was raised from 250 km to 14, 244 km. Its apogee . ..
- Insat-4b Orbit Raised (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 14, 2007)
The first manoeuvre to raise the orbit of India's communication satellite, INSAT-4B, was successfully executed on Tuesday morning and, as a result, the orbit's perigee (nearest point to the earth) was raised from 250 km to 14, 244 km. Its apogee . . .
- Is Edusat A `Turkey In The Sky'? (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Mar 13, 2007)
EduSat beams lectures to 10,000 classrooms in technical universities and primary schools across the country. But is the initiative a success?
- Health Initiatives To Be Launched (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 13, 2007)
Tele Health project to be inaugurated
Telemedicine project to link 23 sites in the State
First phase of computerisation of MCH over
- Insat-4b Launched Successfully (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Mar 13, 2007)
A great occasion, says Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman G. Madhavan Nair
INSAT-4B weighs 3,025 kg
It was built at a cost of Rs. 215 crore
- Successful Launch (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 13, 2007)
With the successful launching of the Insat 4B from French Guyana, India is all set to have a total of ten communication satellites in operation.
- Insat-4b Launch Likely From Kourou Tomorrow (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 10, 2007)
Satellite will boost DTH services
It will last 12 years
Skynet-5A is its co-passenger
- Isro To Use Kerosene As Rocket Propellant (Deccan Herald, KALYAN RAY, Mar 02, 2007)
Close on the heels of success in the space recovery experiment, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to find out if kerosene can be used as an ingredient of rocket fuel in the future.
- Manpower Crunch (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Feb 19, 2007)
THE bogey of a manpower crunch has again been raised with regard to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). DRDO Secretary and Scientific Advisor to the Defence . . .
- Isro To Launch Three Satellites For Better Forecasts (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 15, 2007)
India will get sharper eyes to track ravaging cyclones and forecast monsoon when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches the indigenously built INSAT-3D and Oceansat-2 satellites next year.
- Moon On Our Mind (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Feb 07, 2007)
January 2007 was the month for contemplating exciting possibilities in outer space. On January 10, ISRO launched the Space Capsule Recovery Equipment (SRE-1) on board the indigenous Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C7.
- China’S Space Test Unethical: Isro Chief (Tribune, Jangveer Singh, Feb 06, 2007)
In the first reaction by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to the missile “killing” of an ageing satellite by China, its Chief G. Madhavan Nair today termed the act as unethical and said no technological superiority could be said to have . . .
- Satellite Recovery Success (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Feb 03, 2007)
ISRO's very first attempt to bring back an orbiting satellite to the earth turns out to be a success.
- First Step Taken (Deccan Herald, U R RAO, Feb 02, 2007)
Despite earlier unsuccesful attempts, ISRO is beaming with confidence with the successful launch of PSLV-C7.
- Isro Plans Second Satellite Recovery (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 02, 2007)
The success of the Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-1) of the Indian Space Research Organisation has prompted Isro to plan a second SRE mission by December 2008 or early 2009, according to highly-placed sources in the organisation.
- Next Generation Satellites For Weather Forecast: Isro Chief (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 30, 2007)
Reasonable monsoon prediction, a real challenge now "The ISRO has been focussing on the development of space technology for the development of the rural populace''
- India To Set Up Aerospace Command (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 29, 2007)
An aerospace command will be established soon to exploit outer space and control space-based assets, Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi said today. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was in the process of establishing this command by integrating its capabilities, . . .
- India To Set Up Aerospace Defence Command (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 29, 2007)
India will set up an aerospace defence command to shield itself against possible attacks from outer space, officials said Sunday.
- Another Giant Leap (Pioneer, Surajit Dasgupta, Jan 24, 2007)
India's moon mission is more credible than the disputed US claim of landing on the moon in 1969 and its zeal to repeat the 'feat' in 2018, says Surajit Dasgupta
- Back From Space (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jan 24, 2007)
THE successful re-entry and recovery of the Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE) - 1 satellite has a significance that belies its modest name.
- India’S Pride (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jan 24, 2007)
The successful capture of the space capsule recovery experiment (SRE) satellite is without doubt the highlight of the recent PSLV-C7 launch that put three other satellites in a polar orbit earlier this month.
- Prelude To Manned Spaceflight? (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jan 24, 2007)
On Monday, for the very first time, an Indian spacecraft in orbit was brought safely back to earth. From the time small rockets on the Space Capsule Recovery Experiment were fired to slow it down through its fiery re-entry into the atmosphere while . . .
- Satellite Recovered From Sea (WhatIsIndia Publications, Aravind Sitaraman, Jan 24, 2007)
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-I) was a “grand success” as the capsule “gently” splashed down into the Bay of Bengal and recovered by the Coast Guard.
- Satellite 'Killer' Technology Within India's Reach (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 23, 2007)
It may be little known, but India possesses the essential space technology to build a satellite killer concept similar to the one that China experimented last week to shock the global space community.
- Accuracy Of Return Unbelievable: B.N. Suresh (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 23, 2007)
Many new technologies used for first time in this SRE mission
It's an exciting and wonderful experience
All organisations worked in unison and hit bullseye
- Successful Recovery: Coast Guard Chief (Hindu, Rajesh Nair, Jan 23, 2007)
The Coast Guard "successfully" recovered the Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-1) module without "any damage," said Vice-Admiral Rustom Faramroze Contractor, Director-General of Coast Guard.
- Geo-Information Has Vital Role To Play In Decision-Making: Sibal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 23, 2007)
`Map World Forum 2007', a four-day meet of geo-spatial professionals, including scientists, service providers and stakeholders, was inaugurated by Union Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil Sibal here on Monday.
- Technological Breakthrough: Madhavan Nair (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 23, 2007)
A "big boost" to mastering re-entry and recoverable technologies and building a reusable launch vehicle
- Sre-1 Brought Home (Tribune, Jangveer Singh, Jan 23, 2007)
The Indian space programme today entered a new league with the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) demonstrating its ability to recover an orbiting satellite and bringing it back to earth successfully for the first time in its history.
- Successful Launch (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 22, 2007)
After last year's failure of the GSLV flight, the success of the PSLV-C7 mission is all the more sweet for ISRO.
- India To Counter China’S Anti-Satellite Test, Says Drdo (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 21, 2007)
India is determined to take necessary steps to counter China’s newly developed ability to target satellites through ballistic missiles and is assessing the reported test undertaken by China in this regard.
- Indo-French Trade To Grow At 20% (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 21, 2007)
If India’s growth rate stays at 9 per cent in future, its trade with France will grow at 20 per cent, said Francois Loos, the French minister of industry.
- It Was A False Alarm: Isro (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 21, 2007)
Sensors gave "fictitious readings"
The system has absolutely no problem'
Long-duration test would be held in two weeks
- Cartosat-2 Camera Performing Well: Isro (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 13, 2007)
The panchromatic camera on board the ISRO's latest remote-sensing satellite, Cartosat-2, was switched on at 10.15 a.m. on Friday through a series of commands issued from the Spacecraft Control Centre of ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network . . .
- Isro Bounces Back (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Jan 13, 2007)
With the ninth consecutive successful launch of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) ISRO has clearly developed the ability to move beyond its original mission.
- Satellites Working Well: Isro (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 12, 2007)
Pre-launch plans for recovery of space capsule hold good, says official
Panchromatic camera on board the Cartosat-2 will be switched on from today
The images captured will be used for mapping purposes.
- Power Launch (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jan 12, 2007)
Like the proverbial Helen of Troy whose face launched a thousand ships, India's ninth polar satellite launch vehicle's successful take-off from Sriharikota on January 10 might well launch more than a thousand technological and commercial . . .
- Isro Makes A Comeback (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jan 11, 2007)
Six months ago, there was gloom when the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle failed in flight after an engine malfunction.
- India Raises The Ante On Its Space Program (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 11, 2007)
Wednesday morning, India launched a satellite that makes clear its intentions to join what is emerging as a second space race.
- Isro’S Quantum Jump: Pslv Takes Reusable Vehicle Into Space, Boosts Plans For Mission To Moon (Indian Express, JAYA MENON, Jan 11, 2007)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) achieved a major milestone today when its 10th flight, PSLV-C7, successfully placed four satellites in space.
- Pslv-C7 Launch A Success (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 11, 2007)
Four satellites put in orbit; all eyes now on space capsule recovery
Text-book mission: Madhavan Nair
A big design achievement
- Reusable Vehicle To Cut Costs, Attract Business To India (Times of India, Srinivas Laxman, Jan 11, 2007)
The reusable launch vehicle programme could attract more countries to launch their satellites from India as the costs are much cheaper here.
- After Runaway Success, A Major Technological Task Begins For Isro (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 11, 2007)
After SRE stays in orbit for 11 days, it will be de-orbited and brought back to the earth in a sequential manner
- Pslv Puts Satellite In Orbit; Isro Smiles (Deccan Herald, S Murari, Jan 11, 2007)
The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday crossed yet another milestone when the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C7 put three satellites and a recoverable space capsule into intended orbit, roughly 19 minutes after blast-off from the . . .
- Successful Flight (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jan 11, 2007)
The successful flight of ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C7), which launched four satellites into a sun synchronous polar orbit on Wednesday comes as yet another proof of the nation’s expertise in space science.
- Pslv Up With A Flourish (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 11, 2007)
Indian space scientists did the country proud launching the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C7, which successfully placed in predetermined orbit four satellites "in perfect textbook precision" from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR, at Sriharikota
- Isro Helps Indonesia Put Its First Satellite In Orbit (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 11, 2007)
Indonesia put its first satellite in orbit, courtesy the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
- Pslv Launch Successful (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 11, 2007)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) achieved yet another landmark on Wednesday when it successfully launched its 11th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C 7) and put into orbit four satellites, including its first ever satellite recovery . .
- India Launches 4 Satellites In Space (Statesman, Radhika Giri, Jan 11, 2007)
Taking another step towards the goal of sending an astronaut into space, India successfully launched its tenth Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) this morning from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh.
- Isro Aces With First Four-In-One Launch (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 11, 2007)
India today launched four satellites on a single rocket for the first time, including one that will be brought back to earth to set the stage for the country to send an astronaut into space.
- Pslv-C7 Sucessfully Launched (Hindustan Times, GC Shekhar, Jan 11, 2007)
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), ISRO's workhorse space launcher, on Wednesday achieved its ninth successful launch. But this was the first time it put four satellites into orbit simultaneously.
- All Set For Launch Of Pslv-C7 Today (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 10, 2007)
Multi-mission launch to inject four satellites into orbit
Two satellites belong to India and two are from abroad
ISRO launching a recoverable satellite called SRE.
- Moon Rover Plans (WhatIsIndia Publications, Aravind Sitaraman, Jan 09, 2007)
As part of the second Chadrayan mnission in 2010-11, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to land a motorized rover on the moon to pick up samples of soil or rocks, perform chemical analysis, and beam data to mother spacecraft.
- Isro’S Four-In-One First (Indian Express, Ajay Lele, Jan 09, 2007)
India's space programme is on the threshold of a new hi-tech era. Around January 10, 2007, India’s most reliable workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), will set course from Sriharikota, carrying four satellites, including a . . .
- Isro Plans Moon Rover (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Jan 04, 2007)
It will be a part of second Chandrayaan mission in 2010 or 2011.
- Manmohan: Third World Cannot Accept A Freeze On Global Inequity (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 04, 2007)
Global environment-friendly technologies must be available to all
Study impact of climate change on Indian monsoon
Do focussed research on water, food and energy
- Honorary Doctorate: Mysore Varsity’S Decision Upheld (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 03, 2007)
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of Mysore University Syndicate to confer honorary doctorates on renowned personalities, including former ISRO Chairman Dr K Kasturirangan and Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Dr Anil Kakodkar.
- When Economics Orbits Space Missions (Business Line, D. Murali , Jan 02, 2007)
The time is right for India to undertake a manned mission. Thus suggested the 80-odd scientists who congregated in Bangalore in the first week of November 2006.
- Coast Guard To Help Isro Recover Satellite (Hindu, Rajesh Nair, Dec 27, 2006)
Rs. 4 crore central fund for CG station in Puducherry
- Recoverable Sat On Pslv (WhatIsIndia Publications, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 23, 2006)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said that it is preparing to launch four satellites on a single Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C7) in January and one of the satellites will be recoverable after a week or so in orbit.
- Innocents Sometimes Framed In Intelligence Game: Kalam (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 23, 2006)
President A P J Abdul Kalam on Friday used the endowment lecture of the intelligence bureau to take up the issue of the harassment of his friend in a spying case in the 1990s.
- Pslv To Put Recoverable Satellite Into Orbit (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Dec 22, 2006)
To carry four satellites; launch slated around January 10.
- Isro Plans Big-Bang Space Time (Times of India, Srinivas Laxman, Dec 20, 2006)
Our space scientists are bored and spoiling for some big-ticket action — a loud bang that will capture the attention of the nation. What is their idea of excitement? A few exploratory missions to the Moon, a comet and the Mars.
- Us Helping India Become Global Space Power (Daily Times, Khalid Hasan, Dec 20, 2006)
India is said to be ramping up its space capabilities in an effort to be seen as a major global space power. It is moving beyond its traditional missions of developing communications and remote sensing satellites to focus on new areas, such as . . .
- Antenna For Tracking Chandrayaan (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Dec 17, 2006)
To send commands, receive data and track the ISRO's spacecraft to the moon
The 18-metre antenna is in position and its erection completed
ISTRAC engineers looking forward to installing the antenna with a 32-metre diameter
- Go Beyond Rain Forecast: Kalam (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 12, 2006)
Stressing the need for sustainable development, President Kalam called for integrated atmospheric research while asking the participants to explore ways in which international requirements could be addressed.
- Madhavan Nair, Chairman, Isro (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Dec 11, 2006)
Interview with G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO, and Secretary, Department of Space.
- India Obsessed With Superpower Dream (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 02, 2006)
India is consumed with the idea of becoming a superpower, says a report published in the International Herald Tribune.
"An obsessive conviction that India is destined for international supremacy is spreading fast," the Paris-based daily says.
- India’S Space Vision (Deccan Herald, U R RAO, Nov 22, 2006)
Time has now come to consider whether India should expand its programme to include manned missions.
- Manned Space Mission (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 19, 2006)
Societal relevance of the intended programmes is doubtful.
- Ambitious Mission (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 10, 2006)
A space venture is no more about scientific pursuit.
- Isro All Set To Meet Challenges (Hindustan Times, BR Srikanth, Nov 08, 2006)
A study carried out by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the past four years to examine the technological challenges of a manned space mission suggest India has the capability to overcome them.
- Isro Dreams Of Man On Moon (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2006)
After a closed-door meeting at the Indian Space Research Organisation, scientists today concluded that they were open to the idea but safety would be the first concern.
- 'Time Is Right To Put An Indian In Space' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2006)
India's top scientists gathered under one roof on Tuesday to laud the fact that the country was ready to put an Indian in space by 2014 and perhaps one on the moon six years later.
- Scientists Give Thumbs Up To Manned Space Mission (Indian Express, JOHNSON T A, Nov 08, 2006)
An Indian Space Research Organisation proposal for India’s first manned space mission received “unanimous’’ approval from a group of nearly 80 scientists, from across India, at a debate convened on the proposal at the ISRO headquarters today.
- Scientists For Manned Space Mission (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2006)
Top scientists and technologists here today strongly favoured a proposal to undertake a manned mission into space that would catapult India into a select group of nations with such a capability.
- Vote For Manned Space Mission (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2006)
Study on technological challenges presented at meet
Concept includes development of orbital vehicle
Government to get report by year-end
- Isro Going Loony? (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 06, 2006)
It is somewhat intriguing to hear the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) suddenly talk about having an indigenous manned space programme in the next decade.
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