We will support India's Gaganyaan mission: Australia Space Agency deputy head Anthony Murfett

Murfett said that the space cooperation between the two countries is on an upswing and the space agencies of India and Australia have recently updated their Memorandum of Understanding.

published on : 13th September 2021

Scientists from ISRO, IISc develop device to carry out biological experiments in space

Understanding how such microbes behave in extreme environments can provide valuable insights for human space missions.

published on : 4th September 2021

ISRO conducts hot test of Gaganyaan Service Module Propulsion System

The system performance met the test objectives and there was a close match with the pre-test predictions, Bengaluru-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation said in a statement.

published on : 28th August 2021

First uncrewed mission of Gaganyaan programme not possible in December: ISRO

The mission will be delayed due to the COVID-19-induced disruption in delivery of hardware elements for the ambitious venture, ISRO confirmed on Monday.

published on : 26th July 2021

ISRO holds hot test of liquid propellant Vikas engine for 'Gaganyaan'

The engine was fired for 240 seconds at the test facility of ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu, said the statement.

published on : 14th July 2021

Defence Food Research Laboratory tackles space food waste issue

The food will be put into specially designed desiccated packages and can be eaten after filling the packets with water.

published on : 5th April 2021

ISRO working towards using green propellant for future launches: K Sivan

He said India is in talks with Australia to have a ground station at the Coco Islands for the Gaganyaan mission.

published on : 27th March 2021

Indian astronaut candidates for Gaganyaan mission complete training in Russia

The contract for the training of Indian officers was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation and Russian launch service provider Glavcosmos in June 2019.

published on : 23rd March 2021

After S-400 missile deal, PM Modi and Russian President Putin ink pact on manned space mission

India and Russia signed eight pacts on Friday, including on cooperation on Gaganyaan. 

published on : 5th October 2018

India's first manned space mission 'Gaganyaan' will send three persons to space for seven days

Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh said GSLV Mk III, the three-stage heavy lift launch vehicle, will be used to launch Gaganyaan as it has the necessary payload capability.

published on : 28th August 2018