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ISRO must make SSLV work for benefits

A wrong orbit deprived Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) of complete success in its maiden launch of its Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) Programme on Sunday.

published on : 8th August 2022

ISRO's SSLV lifts-off with student satellite AzaadiSAT then reports 'data loss' at terminal stage

We are analysing the data and we will come back on the status of the satellites as well as the vehicle performance soon, ISRO Chairman S Somanath said from the Mission Control Centre.

published on : 7th August 2022

History beckons ISRO with maiden SSLV-D1/EOS-2 mission on August 7

On Sunday's mission, SSLV would carry Earth Observation Satellite -02 and a co-passenger satellite AzaadiSAT -- developed by the student team of 'Space Kidz India'.

published on : 6th August 2022

AzaadiSat, built by 750 girl students, to reach orbit next week onboard ISRO's SSLV

The eight-kg satellite has 75 Femto experiments, selfie cameras to click pictures of its own solar panels and long-range communication transponders.

published on : 30th July 2022

Space sector startups seek clarity on financing, insurance in space policy

At least 100 startups are active in the country's space sector building satellites, launch vehicles and even designing in-orbit refuellers for satellites.

published on : 24th July 2022

Leaky valve, low pressure in propellant tank led to GSLV failure in August 2021: ISRO

ISRO found that the GISAT-1 mission failed owing to damage in the soft seal in a critical valve which resulted in lower pressure in the rocket's liquid hydrogen (LH2) tank.

published on : 26th March 2022