Chandrayaan-2 Closer to Moon With Orbit Change
Saturday, August 31, 2019, 1:09 PM
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said it has successfully performed the fourth lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, that is currently in the lunar orbit for its rendezvous with the Moon. All spacecraft parameters are normal, the Bengaluru headquartered space agency said after the manoeuvre on the spacecraft. The next Lunar bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on September 1.
Russia to supply critical components to India's Gaganyaan
Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:08 AM
India is likely to discuss with Russia on supply of critical components for its human-space capsule that would carry Indian cosmonauts to the space. The two-countries are expected to negotiate the contracts for supply of crew seats, windows and spacesuits for India's human-space mission named Gaganyaan, said Russian state-run space corporation Roscosmos. India's first human space mission Gaganyaan is set for launch in 2022.
India, France Sign Agreements On Maritime Awareness, Skill Development
Friday, August 23, 2019, 8:00 AM
India and France signed an agreement on behalf of the ISRO and Paris-based National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) for the establishment of a ''joint maritime domain awareness mission'' to detect and tackle threats emanating from the sea during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to the European country. In the meeting, the two expressed their resolve towards freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific.