• Cryogenic engine for GSLV Mk-III in 2 years: ISRO

    The cryogenic engine for the latest GSLV Mark III rocket capable of carrying heavier payloads upto four tonnes, is expected to be ready within two years, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan has said even as India has successfully launched its heaviest space rocket GSLV Mk-III with an unmanned space crew module.

  • India inches a step closer towards manned space mission; Successfully tests crew module

    Taking its baby steps towards realising India's ambition to send humans into space, ISRO has successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III blasted off from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Defence acquisition proposals worth Rs 4,444 cr cleared

    The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved proposals worth Rs 4,444 crore, including the purchase of four helicopters for survey vessels at Rs 2,324 crore, but deferrred a decision on a joint bid of Tata Sons Ltd and Airbus for replacing the Indian Air Force's Avro transport aircraft fleet.

  • India's nuclear submarine Arihant flagged off for sea trials

    The country's first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant has been flagged off for sea trials from the Visakhapatnam harbour.


India's Maiden Tryst with Mars

India's Maiden Tryst with Mars India has created a historical moment in its quest to explore the 'final frontier' Space, successfully manoeuvring 'Mangalyaan' through a complicated interplanetary journey into the Mars orbit, and achieving a technological feat! While Probes to Mars have a high failure rate India has become the first country to taste success on its maiden venture to the Red Planet. This accomplishment is an enormous leap in displaying the country's prowess in developing such technology.

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