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The Indian Space Research Organisation is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bengaluru. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration." Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was established by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the Indian Government under the DAE in 1962, with the urging of scientist Vikram Sarabhai recognizing the need in space research. INCOSPAR grew into ISRO in 1969 also under the DAE. In 1972 Government of India setup a Space Commission and the Department of Space (DOS), bringing ISRO under the DOS. The establishment of ISRO thus institutionalized space research activities in India. It is managed by the Department of Space, which reports to the Prime Minister of India.

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PSLV-C46/Risat-2B mission: Isro releases onboard camera video

As the country eagerly awaited the Lok Sabha election verdict on Thursday, the Indian Space Research Organisation had something for space lovers. Isro released a video of the PSLV-C46/Risat-2B mission..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hi-tech antenna of Risat-2B, developed in record 13 months by Isro, deployed


IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrayaan-2 launch to take place between July 9-16: Isro

Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) most complex mission ever Chandrayaan-2 will be launched between July 9 and 16 and is expected to land on the moon on September 6. "It is going to land at a..
IndiaTimes - Published

ISRO Successfully Launches Earth Observation Satellite RISAT-2B

isro successfully launches earth observation satellite risat-2b
ISRO has successfully launched earth observation satellite RISAT-2B that would enhance the country's surveillance capabilities among others. ......
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •DNA

PSLV-C46/Risat-2B mission a success, Isro places radar imaging earth observation satellite in orbit

PSLV-C46 carrying Risat 2B -- which weighs 615kg -- lifted off from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 5.30am, as scheduled. It was the 48th flight of PSLV and the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Risat-2BR1 satellite to be launched today, will be able to penetrate clouds: Isro chief

Isro chairman K Sivan said radar imaging earth observation satellite Risat-2BR1, which will be launched from Sriharikota's first launchpad at 5.30am on Wednesday, will help boost surveillance..
IndiaTimes - Published

Isro’s PSLV-C46/Risat-2B mission: Countdown progressing

The launch is scheduled at 5.30am on Wednesday from the first launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
IndiaTimes - Published

RISAT mission unique for surveillance and to hire a ground station in Australia

Isro centres are all set for the upcoming launch of radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2B on board the launch vehicle PSLV-C46 on May 22 at 5.07am. This launch is unique in many ways as it..
IndiaTimes - Published

ISRO planning 7 interplanetary missions, Venus on the to-do list

Mission to study Sun's corona, Venus, Mars Orbiter 2, Chandrayaan 3 are next on ISRO's list.
DNA - Published

After Mars, Venus on Isro’s planetary travel list

Six years after courting Mars, India has planned seven scientific missions in the next 10 years, including a date with Venus in 2023. Venus is considered to be earth’s ‘twin sister’ because of..
IndiaTimes - Published

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