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There's the passion for flying, of course, but there are many other factors as well. ThePrint explains.
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The window period to launch the mission starts on 3rd January, 2019 and ends on 16th February, 2019.
In an effort to increase its outreach, ISRO has announced that it will soon launch a TV channel. Meanwhile, the space agency continues to remain largely inactive on social media.
We celebrate ‘scientific achievement’ and wrap engineering & technology in the Tricolour. But truth is Indian science is in a sorry state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russians, and the Chinese have already sent humans into space. This sudden announcement may distract us from robotic missions and developing more relevant tech. ThePrint asks: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions? What Apollo did for US, this space mission could do for India Prateep Basu Co-founder of SatSure, and former scientist at ISRO. (His views are personal and do not reflect the opinions of his current or former employers.) Human spaceflight makes a much bigger statement and will have more strategic ramifications than any robotic mission. The benefits of human spaceflight are far reaching. During the Apollo programme, 60,000 patents were created, which led to very useful and interesting innovations. It also led to a sophisticated industrial complex that was build around it. ISRO now has...
The space agency recently tested a crew bailout system, and a prototype was just developed for the Indian ‘vyomanaut’.
All communities loved and trusted him, but he rose to be the Muslim most loved by India's Hindu majority in our entire history, possibly since Mughal Emperor Akbar.
In a bid to increase capacity building activities, Spacecraft Assembly Integration and Testing by ISRO is a big cut.
It will launch a rover in October to explore virgin territory on the lunar surface and analyse crust samples for signs of water and helium-3.