Space programme of India

2017-07-29T03:43:47+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Mars Orbiter Mission, Sriharikota, Chandrayaan-2, Rakesh Sharma, RISAT-2, Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment, Chandrayaan-1, Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle, Aryabhata (satellite), RISAT-1, Department of Space, List of Solar System probes, Cartosat-1, Astrosat, Bhaskara (satellite), RLV Technology Demonstration Programme, Technology Experiment Satellite, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Hypersonic Flight Experiment, Indian Space Science Data Centre, ISRO Propulsion Complex, PSLV-C34, Cartosat-2C, PSLV-D2, PSLV-D3, PSLV-D1, PSLV-C1, PSLV-C2, PSLV-C28, PSLV-C35, Antrix Corporation, Satish Dhawan, Vikram Sarabhai, Cartosat-2, Oceansat-2, IRS-P1, Satish Dhawan Space Centre SLV Launch Pad, Oceansat-1, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Indian National Satellite System, Satellite Launch Vehicle, MOSDAC, PSLV-C5, Physical Research Laboratory, Cartosat-2B, IRS-1C, IRS-1B, IRS-P2, IRS-1A, IRS-P3, Avatar (spacecraft), RISAT-1A, PSLV-C3, PSLV-C4, Anil Bhardwaj, RLV-TD, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, Mylswamy Annadurai, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Cartosat-2A, Satish Dhawan Space Centre Third Launch Pad, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Vasant Gowarikar, Bhuvan, Space Capsule Recovery Experiment, Yash Pal, Communication-Centric Intelligence Satellite, M. Pitchaimani, SRMSAT, IMS-1, INSAT-3D, IRS-1D, SARAL, Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad flashcards Space programme of India
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  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre
    Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) or Sriharikota High Altitude Range (SHAR) is a rocket launch centre operated by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Mars Orbiter Mission
    The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan ("Mars-craft", from Sanskrit: मंगल mangala, "Mars" and यान yāna, "craft, vehicle"), is a space probe orbiting Mars since 24 September 2014.
  • Sriharikota
    Sriharikota is a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Chandrayaan-2
    Chandrayaan-2 (Sanskrit: चन्द्रयान-२; Sanskrit: [ t͡ʃʌnd̪ɾʌːjaːn d̪ʋi]; lit: Moon-vehicle ) is India's second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1.
  • Rakesh Sharma
    Rakesh Sharma, AC, Hero of the Soviet Union, (born 13 January 1949) is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched April 3, 1984, as part of the Intercosmos programme.
  • RISAT-2
    RISAT-2, or Radar Imaging Satellite 2 is an Indian radar reconnaissance satellite that is part of India's RISAT programme.
  • Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment
    The Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment (CARE) is an experimental test vehicle for the Indian Space Research Organisation's future Orbital Vehicle.
  • Chandrayaan-1
    Chandrayaan-1 (Sanskrit: चन्द्रयान-१,(Sanskrit: [ t͡ʃʌnd̪ɾʌːjaːn]; lit: Moon vehicle ) was India's first lunar probe. It was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation in October 2008, and operated until August 2009. The mission included a lunar orbiter and an impactor. India launched the spacecraft using a PSLV-XL rocket, serial number C11, on 22 October 2008 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, about 80 km north of Chennai, at 06:22 IST (00:52 UTC). Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee announced the project on course in his Independence Day speech on 15 August 2003. The mission was a major boost to India's space program, as India researched and developed its own technology in order to explore the Moon. The vehicle was successfully inserte
  • Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
    The Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle or Advanced Satellite Launch Vehicle', also known as ASLV, was a five-stage solid-fuel rocket developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to place 150 kg satellites into LEO.
  • Aryabhata (satellite)
    Aryabhata (Hindi: आर्यभट्ट) was India's first satellite, named after an Indian astronomer of the same name.
  • RISAT-1
    Radar Imaging Satellite 1, or RISAT-1, is an Indian remote sensing satellite which was built and is operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Department of Space
    The Department of Space (DoS) is an Indian government department responsible for administration of the Indian space program.
  • List of Solar System probes
    This is a list of all space probes that have left Earth orbit (or were launched with that intention but failed), organized by their planned destination.
  • Cartosat-1
    Cartosat-1 or IRS-P5 is a stereoscopic Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit, and the first one of the Cartosat series of satellites.
  • Astrosat
    Astrosat is India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory.
  • Bhaskara (satellite)
    The Bhaskara-I and II Satellites were two satellites built by the Indian Space Research Organisation that formed India's first low orbit Earth Observation Satellite.
  • RLV Technology Demonstration Programme
    Reusable Launch Vehicle—Technology Demonstration Programme is a series of technology demonstration missions that has been conceived by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as a first step towards realising a Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) re-usable launch vehicle.
  • Technology Experiment Satellite
    Technology Experiment Satellite or (TES) is an experimental satellite to demonstrate and validate, in orbit, technologies that could be used in the future satellites of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Udupi Ramachandra Rao
    Udupi Ramachandra Rao, popularly known as U.
  • Hypersonic Flight Experiment
    Hypersonic Flight Experiment or HEX was the first test flight in the RLV Technology Demonstration Programme of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Indian Space Science Data Centre
    The Indian Space Science Data Center (ISSDC) is a new ground segment facility being established by ISRO, as the primary data center for the payload data archives of Indian Space Science Missions.
  • ISRO Propulsion Complex
    The ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC; தமிழ்:இந்திய செயற்கைகோள் ஆராய்ச்சி நிறுவனத்தின் ஏவுகனை உந்துவிசை ஆய்வுக்கூடம்; Hindi: भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन प्रणोदन समूह), located at Mahendragiri of Tamil Nadu, is an Indian Space Research Organisation centre involved in testing, assembling, and integrating propulsion systems and stages that are developed at ISRO's Liquid Propulsion Systems Centres.
  • PSLV-C34
    PSLV-C34 (also known as Cartosat-2 series satellite) was the 36th mission of the PSLV program and 14th mission of PSLV in XL configuration.
  • Cartosat-2C
    Cartosat-2C is an Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit and is a fifth flight unit of Cartosat series of satellites.
  • PSLV-D2
    PSLV-D2 was the second mission of the PSLV program by Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • PSLV-D3
    PSLV-D3 was the overall third and second successful mission of the PSLV program by Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • PSLV-D1
    PSLV-D1 was the first mission of the PSLV program.
  • PSLV-C1
    PSLV-C1 was the overall fourth mission of the PSLV program by Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • PSLV-C2
    PSLV-C2 was the second operational launch and overall fifth mission of the PSLV program.
  • PSLV-C28
    PSLV-C28 (a.k.a. DMC3 mission) was the 29th consecutive successful mission (overall 30th) of the PSLV program.
  • PSLV-C35
    PSLV-C35 was launched at 03:42 hours Coordinated Universal Time (09:12 hours Indian Standard Time) on 26 September 2016 from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Antrix Corporation
    Antrix Corporation Limited is the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Satish Dhawan
    Satish Dhawan (25 September 1920 – 3 January 2002) was an Indian aerospace engineer, widely regarded as the father of experimental fluid dynamics research in India.
  • Vikram Sarabhai
    Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai (12 August 1919 – 30 December 1971) was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India's space programme.
  • Cartosat-2
    Cartosat-2 is an Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit and the second of the Cartosat series of satellites.
  • Oceansat-2
    Oceansat-2 is an Indian satellite designed to provide service continuity for operational users of the Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM)instrument on Oceansat-1.
  • IRS-P1
    IRS-P1 or IRS-1E was an experimental earth observation mission undertaken by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre SLV Launch Pad
    The SLV Launch Pad or the Sriharikota SLV of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is a rocket launch site in Sriharikota, India that began operation in 1979 and was decommissioned in 1994.
  • Oceansat-1
    OceanSat-1 or IRS-P4 is the first Indian satellite built specifically for Ocean applications.
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
    The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (Malayalam: ഇന്ത്യൻ ബഹിരാകാശ സാങ്കേതിക കേന്ദ്രം, Hindi: भारतीय अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान) (IIST) is a government-aided institute and deemed university for the study and research of space science, located at Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • Indian National Satellite System
    The Indian National Satellite System (Hindi: भारतीय राष्ट्रीय उपग्रह प्रणाली),or INSAT, is a series of multipurpose geo-stationary satellites launched by ISRO to satisfy the telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue operations.
  • Satellite Launch Vehicle
    The Satellite Launch Vehicle (Hindi: उपग्रह प्रक्षेपण यान), or SLV was a project started in the early 1970s by the Indian Space Research Organisation to develop the technology needed to launch satellites.
  • MOSDAC
    MOSDAC (the Meteorological and Oceanographic Satellite Data Archival Centre) is a data repository for the missions of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Government of India, dealing with meteorology, oceanography and tropical water cycles.
  • PSLV-C5
    PSLV-C5 was the fifth operational launch and overall eighth mission of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle program.
  • Physical Research Laboratory
    The Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) is a National Research Institute for space and allied sciences, supported mainly by Department of Space, Government of India.
  • Cartosat-2B
    CARTOSAT 2B is an Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit and the fourth of the Cartosat series of satellites.
  • IRS-1C
    IRS-1C was the fourth remote sensing Indian satellite built, and designed by Indian Space Research Organization.
  • IRS-1B
    IRS-1B was a successor to the remote sensing mission IRS-1A, both undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • IRS-P2
    IRS-P2 was an Earth observation satellite launched under the NNRMS (National Natural Resources Management System) programme undertaken by ISRO.
  • IRS-1A
    IRS-1A was the first remote sensing mission undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
  • IRS-P3
    IRS-P3 was an experimental earth observation mission undertaken by ISRO.
  • Avatar (spacecraft)
    Avatar (Sanskrit: अवतार) (from "Aerobic Vehicle for Transatmospheric Hypersonic Aerospace TrAnspoRtation") is a concept study for a unmanned single-stage reusable spaceplane capable of horizontal takeoff and landing, by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation.
  • RISAT-1A
    Radar Imaging Satellite 1A, or RISAT-1A, is a planned remote sensing satellite that is similar in configuration to RISAT-1 .
  • PSLV-C3
    PSLV-C3 was the third operational launch and overall sixth mission of the PSLV program.
  • PSLV-C4
    PSLV-C4 was the fourth operational launch and overall seventh mission of the PSLV program.
  • Anil Bhardwaj
    Anil Bhardwaj (born 1 June 1967) is the Director of the Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO, Trivandrum, India.
  • RLV-TD
    RLV-TD is the first unmanned flying testbed being developed for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration Programme.
  • Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
    The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC; Hindi: विक्रम साराभाई अंतरिक्ष केंद्र; Malayalam: വിക്രം സാരാഭായ് ബഹിരാകാശകേന്ദ്രം) is a major space research centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), focusing on rocket and space vehicles for India's satellite programme.
  • Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre
    The Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC; Hindi: द्रव नोदन प्रणाली केंद्र) is a research and development centre functioning under Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • Mylswamy Annadurai
    Mylswamy Annadurai (born 2 July 1958 in Kodhawady near Pollachi in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India) is a scientist with the Indian Space Research Organization and currently serves as Director, ISRO Satellite Centre(ISAC), Bangalore.
  • National Atmospheric Research Laboratory
    The National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (Hindi: राष्ट्रीय वायुमण्डलीय अनुसंधान प्रयोगशाला) (NARL) is an autonomous Research Institute funded by the Department of Space of the Government of India.
  • Cartosat-2A
    Cartosat-2A is an Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit and the third of the Cartosat series of satellites.
  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre Third Launch Pad
    The Third Launch Pad (TLP) of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is an under development rocket launch site in Sriharikota, India.
  • Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
    The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing is a premier institute for research, higher education and training in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GPS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental and Disaster Management under the Indian Department of Space, which was established in the year 1966.
  • Vasant Gowarikar
    Vasant Ranchhod Gowarikar (25 March 1933 – 2 January 2015) was an Indian scientist.
  • Bhuvan
    Bhuvan, (lit: Earth), is a software application which allows users to explore a 2D/3D representation of the surface of the Earth.
  • Space Capsule Recovery Experiment
    The Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SCRE or more commonly SRE or SRE-1) is an Indian experimental spacecraft which was launched at 03:53 GMT on January 10, 2007 from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Yash Pal
    Yash Pal (born 26 November 1926) is an Indian scientist, educator and educationist.
  • Communication-Centric Intelligence Satellite
    Communication-Centric Intelligence Satellite is an Indian advanced Reconnaissance satellite, being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  • M. Pitchaimani
    M. Pitchaimani is a scientist with the Indian Space Research Organization and currently serves as the General Manager of Mission Operations and Health Analysis (MOHA) group of ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC).
  • SRMSAT
    SRMSAT is a Nanosatellite built by students at Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University(SRM University,Chennai) in India.
  • IMS-1
    IMS-1 is an Earth observation satellite in a sun-synchronous orbit.
  • INSAT-3D
    INSAT-3D is a meteorological, data relay and satellite aided search and rescue satellite developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation and was launched successfully on 26 July 2013 using an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from French Guiana.
  • IRS-1D
    IRS-1D is seventh satellite in Indian Remote Sensing satellite series of Earth Observation satellites, built, launched and maintained by Indian Space Research Organisation.
  • SARAL
    SARAL or Satellite with ARgos and ALtiKa is a cooperative altimetry technology mission of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and CNES (Space Agency of France).
  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad
    The Second Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is a rocket launch site in Sriharikota, India.
  • Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad
    The First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is a rocket launch site in Sriharikota, India that began operation in 1993.