🇮🇳 ISRO

On India’s premier albeit only space organization.


Space science missions ISRO will launch in the near future

India's nascent space science program to get a much needed boost.


India’s Mars orbiter completes six years at the red planet, but where is the science?

Hailed as India’s most successful space mission, Mangalyaan has a huge vacuum of science results.


ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is creating the highest resolution map of the Moon

The spacecraft is quantifying just how much water ice exists on the Moon’s poles.


India’s Shukrayaan orbiter to study Venus for over four years, launches in 2024

Shukrayaan will be the first mission to map Venus’ subsurface.


How NASA and Chandrayaan discovered water on the Moon

And is there enough water to power space habitats? Chandrayaan 2 will find out.


India’s Astrosat and NASA’s Chandra co-discover a rapidly spinning black hole

How to determine how fast a black hole is spinning? Its X-ray outbursts will tell you.


Interviewing Chandrayaan 1’s Mission Director on India’s role in the new Moon race

Srinivasa Hegde talks about finding water on the Moon, forging a partnership with America, and India’s future in space.


Book review: Those magnificent women and their stories that must be told

Minnie Vaid's new book profiles some of the women who put India on the Mars bandwagon.


ISRO needs night survival technologies for future Moon missions and beyond

As the lunar night casts its shadow on Vikram, it’s time for a change of gears in India’s lunar exploration strategy.


ISRO eyeing the entire inner solar system, welcomes academia and companies

Space exploration updates from ISRO's webinar on unlocking India's potential in the space sector.


Chandrayaan 2’s landing failure and the road ahead

What does Vikram’s failed landing mean for India's future in space?


Chandrayaan 2, India’s first mission to attempt a Moon landing

The complexity and cost of a robotic lunar landing mission is enormous; only three countries have been successful so far.


Explainer – Why did it take so long to find the Chandrayaan 2 lander?

Challenges involved in spotting a spacecraft on the Moon's surface from space.


India’s Yuri Gagarin moment approaches closer, astronauts begin training for Gaganyaan in Russia

ISRO’s Gaganyaan mission, scheduled for December 2021, will be India’s first crewed spaceflight, made using indigenous technologies.


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