Satish Dhawan Space Centre

Sriharikota space centre reports 47 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally goes past 100

Considering the gravity of the situation, the Nellore district administration has deployed a 'Sanjeevini' bus at the space centre to beef-up Covid-19 testing.

published on : 9th September 2020

Record spike of 33 COVID-19 cases at Sriharikota spaceport

This comes barely a week after the lockdown restrictions were relaxed and operations resumed with 50 per cent staff at India’s sole spaceport.

published on : 7th September 2020

ISRO back in mission mode, allows 50% staff to work at Sriharikota rocket launch station

The SDSC-Shar Controller also warned employees of stringent action after it was found that a majority of COVID-19 cases were the result of employees attending some kind of mass gathering

published on : 29th August 2020

Bed scarcity: ISRO to give home treatment for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients at Sriharikota

In last two days, at least a dozen fresh cases were reported both inside Sriharikota and the employee colonies in Sullurpet.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Rise in COVID-19 cases leads to suspension of all regular activities at ISRO's Sriharikota rocket centre

The rocket launch station will function with minimum essential/skeletal staff to take care of critical/essential activities.

published on : 16th August 2020

Two critical ISRO facilities in Sriharikota shut even as northern dists feel virus heat

Meanwhile, the Covid kitty of Tamil Nadu continued to swell after 5,834 fresh cases and 118 deaths were reported on the day, driving up the tally to 3,08,649 and the toll to 5,159.

published on : 12th August 2020

ISRO contract staff fret over wages as operations in two critical facilities suspended

SDSC-Shar Controller V Kumbakarnan has suspended the regular operations at the Solid Propellant Rocket Booster Plant (SPROB) and Solid Propellant Plant (SPP) with three employees testing positive

published on : 11th August 2020

ISRO puts Sriharikota under lockdown as fresh cases of COVID-19 emerge

Another employee of the Solid Propellant Space Booster Plant (SPROB) and a securityman from the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which guards the high security facility, tested positive

published on : 20th July 2020

India's rocket station reports first Covid-19 case, ISRO expands screening

One of the ISRO's housing colonies Swarnamukhi Nagar in Sullurpeta which reported four positive cases have been placed under lockdown.

published on : 19th July 2020

Husband of SHAR school teacher tests positive for COVID-19

The husband of a teacher of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) school in Sriharikota has tested positive for Covid-19.

published on : 13th June 2020

Gloom at Satish Dhawan Space Centre after rare unsuccessful satellite launch

The occasion was bereft of any jubilation. No handshakes or greetings -- a stoic silence as India's navigation satellite launch mission ended in a failure.

published on : 31st August 2017