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  • PSLV strikes gold, touches 50th mission milestone: ISRO

    PSLV strikes gold, touches 50th mission milestone: ISRO

    India | December 11, 2019 18:21 IST

    "I am extremely happy to declare the 50th PSLV vehicle, C48 successfully injected RISAT-2BR1 and nine customer satellites precisely into the 576 km orbit," ISRO chairman K Sivan said.

  • K Sivan Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) chief

    Definitely, ISRO chief on Vikram lander's second landing

    November 02, 2019 13:22 IST

    Replying to media's query if that if the ISRO would attempt another landing on Moon's south pole, Sivan replied, "Definitely". "We want to demonstrate the technology for Vikram lander landing, We are working on plan of action how to go ahead for Vikram Lander landing," the ISRO Chief informed media, who was in national capital to attend IIT-Delhi 50th convocation ceremony

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    ISRO chief hints at Vikram lander's second landing

    November 02, 2019 13:15 IST

    Replying to media's query if that if the ISRO would attempt another landing on Moon's south pole, Sivan replied, "Definitely".

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    DHRUV learning programme to be launched from ISRO Headquarter

    Education | October 09, 2019 20:53 IST

    ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan, Wing Cdr Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian to enter space and Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, Prof K Vijay Raghavan will be the guests of honour at the launch of the programme.

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    ISRO chief K Sivan gets heroic welcome on flight | Watch video

    India | October 05, 2019 20:25 IST

    As Sivan boarded into the flight, he got a round of applause from other passengers. He received a star-like welcome from his fellow passengers. The cabin crew rushed at him to click selfies.

  • The video went viral in no time and Twitterati hailed Sivan

    ISRO chief K Sivan given hero's reception onboard a flight

    Trending | October 05, 2019 18:22 IST

    ISRO chief K Sivan was recently accorded a warm round of applause by his co-passengers when he took an IndiGo flight.

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    ISRO to send Indian astronaut in its own rocket by 2021: Sivan

    September 22, 2019 11:14 IST

    While addressing the eighth convocation of IIT, Bhubaneswar, K Sivan said that the plan to make a soft landing on the lunar surface by Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' module did not go as per script but it will not have any bearing with on ISRO's Gaganyaan mission.

  • Vikram Lander was just 335 metres away from moon when it

    Lander Vikram was just 335 metres away from moon when it lost contact

    Science | September 11, 2019 11:08 IST

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday found the location of Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram Lander, which had lost contact with the space agency from the Moon’s surface due to hard landing. However, in a major breakthrough, the data frozen on the big screens at the Mission Operations Complex at ISRO's Telemetry Tracking and Command Centre suggest a failure in the “fine braking phase” in the final part of Vikram’s journey (an altitude of 5 km to 400 m).

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    FAKE ALERT: Don't follow K Sivan on Twitter, ISRO clarifies 'Chairman not on social media'

    India | September 09, 2019 16:05 IST

    ISRO Chairman K Sivan has no personal accounts on social media platforms, the Indian Space Research Organisation clarified on Monday. The Indian Space agency's clarification came after several fake social media accounts operating with K Sivan's name emerged in large numbers, more so after the Chandrayaan-2 mission. Several social media users were seen following these fake accounts including on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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    Who is ISRO Chairman K Sivan? Check out lesser known facts about him

    Science | September 07, 2019 18:47 IST

    K Sivan has come a long way, from being born in a farmer family to heading ISRO, India's premier space research organisation. But setback to Chandrayaan-2 upset him. After all, he and hundreads of other scientists were working tirelessly to make India, the first country to carry out a soft landing on the moon. Know more about India's very own Rocket Man

  • Chandrayaan 2 going to land at a place where no one else has gone before: ISRO chairman

    Chandrayaan 2 landing where no one else has gone before: ISRO chief

    India | September 06, 2019 16:40 IST

    "We're confident about the soft landing. We're waiting for tonight,"Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan said.

  • ISRO Chief Sivan defends country's space programme

    India is not poor: ISRO Chief Sivan defends country's space programme

    India | August 26, 2019 22:04 IST

    Today, opportunities are many and people are thinking that India is poor. And why space technology is required for a poor country like India? Do you think India is poor?

  • India to launch Cartosat-3 satellite in Oct/Nov: ISRO

    India to launch Cartosat-3 satellite in Oct/Nov: ISRO

    Science | August 26, 2019 15:05 IST

    He said Cartosat-3 will be launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket.

  • According to ISRO, the control centre would facilitate the intensified activities foreseen for SSAM,

    ISRO to build centre to protect high value space assets

    India | August 03, 2019 19:55 IST

    According to ISRO, the control centre would facilitate the intensified activities foreseen for SSAM, in view of the increasing debris population and operational space assets. The control centre would host a range of activities pertaining to the protection of Indian space assets from inactive satellites, pieces of orbiting objects, near-earth asteroids and adverse space weather conditions.

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    Gaganyaan: 3 Indians to spend 7 days in space by 2022

    India | December 29, 2018 11:18 IST

    The indigenous human spaceflight programme will carry three member crew for minimum seven days into space.

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    ISRO not facing funds crunch, says Chairman Sivan

    India | April 12, 2018 11:12 IST

    The total allocation for the Department of Space for the next fiscal in the union budget for 2018-19 is Rs 10,783 crore - up from Rs 9,155.52 crore allocated for the 2017-18 net of recoveries and receipts.

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    Rocket specialist K Sivan appointed new ISRO chief

    India | January 10, 2018 20:00 IST

    Currently the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center in Thiruvananthapuram, Sivan will succeed A.S. Kiran Kumar and have a three year term as the ISRO chief.

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