08 Jun 2015
New Delhi: ISRO's low-cost Mars mission that is in a rendezvous with Mars for an extended period has entered the 'blackout' phase snapping communication with the satellite. Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its 'interplanetary muscles'. India is able to launch MOM successfully in the first go at low cost.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Engineering major L&T said it played a significant role in the launch of Mars spacecraft by supplying critical launch systems and tracking equipment for the prestigious project.
01 Jan 2015
Bengaluru: Spearheading Indian Space Research Organisation triumphantly through several milestones, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan retired on Wednesday carrying the crowning glory of the much-hailed India's mission to Mars.
06 Oct 2014
New York: Days after it published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, The New York Times on Monday apologised saying it was not trying to "impugn" India but was highlighting that space programmes are no longer the exclusive domain of rich, Western countries.
24 Sep 2014
Bangalore: ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion on Wednesday, even as it launched the MOM's official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.
14 Oct 2014
CHENNAI: Almost 20 days after it successfully entered the orbit of the Red Planet, Isro's Mars Orbiter sent pictures of Phobos - the largest of the two natural satellites that orbit around Mars. Both moons were discovered in 1877.
23 Jul 2016
Washington: NASA has sent a team of astronauts to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on a 16-day mission to prepare for future deep space missions and the journey to Mars.
02 Nov 2016
New Delhi: The Pakistan High Commission employee, who was recently expelled by India allegedly for spying, has named 16 other 'staffers' who were also allegedly involved in the espionage ring.
18 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India's first mission to Mars will attempt to put a spacecraft in orbit around the red planet next week, in a crucial test of a low-cost project carrying the country's hopes to join the leaders of a global space race.
11 Aug 2016
Washington: NASA has selected six US companies to help develop prototypes and concepts of deep space habitats for future manned missions to Mars.