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  Callisto | News: Callisto wins a major contract from the Indian Space Research Organisation
For these Deep Space missions a very sensitive ground station is required featuring a large antenna and needing very sensitive cryo-cooled low noise amplifiers.
The main objective of the mission is the investigation of the distribution of various minerals and chemical elements and to undertake high-resolution three-dimensional mapping of the entire lunar surface.
Callisto a déjà fourni des amplificateurs cryogéniques faible bruit pour l'antenne n° 1 DSA (Deep Space Antenna) basée en Australie en 2000 et pour l'antenne n° 2 DSA en Espagne en 2004.
www.callisto-space.com /news/2006/08/callisto_wins_a_major_contract_1.html   (691 words)

Indeed, few other technologies are as potent as space to preserve that integrity and to assist humanity in overcoming the divisions through human connectivity at a global level and through enhancement of awareness of 'the global sustainability' by continuously mirroring 'the state of health' of this planet.
As space technology evolves in pace with several other associated technologies, space is bound to play a major role in the human kinds transition to deal with the future cognitive technical systems.
Indian delegation takes this opportunity to compliment the COPUOS and its Subcommittees for their excellent contributions for the preparatory process and looks forward to a comprehensive set of recommendations, meeting the goals laid down for the conference.
www.un.org /events/unispace3/speeches/19ind.htm   (1608 words)

 India 2003
The Space science and technology grew during this period at a rapid pace, giving rise to Space applications, which are beneficial to the society.
The Gallery depicted the evolution of Indian Space Programme from an obscure fishing village to the GSAT-2 satellite orbiting at 36000 km.
Face-to-face with Space scientists evoked keen interest with a large number of questions pertaining to all aspects of Space Research, Space Sciences, Astronomy, etc. During this session conducted between 5 and 7 PM on all the days, senior ISRO Scientists participated in responding to these queries.
www.spaceweek.org /india_2003.html   (1050 words)

 Indian Space Research Organisation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vikram Sarabhai was the founding father of the Indian space program, and is considered a scientific visionary by many, as well as a national hero.
ISRO also plans to undertake a totally indigenous manned space exploration in the next decade by planning to send a person to space by 2014.
ISRO will be launching various satellites for European and Russian space programs including Agile and the GLONASS series of navigation satellites.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_Space_Research_Organisation   (4039 words)

 India's largest satellite destroyed during launch - space - 11 July 2006 - New Scientist Space
The failure of an Indian rocket during the launch of a hefty communications satellite is a setback but not a major blow to the country's three-decade-old space programme, officials claimed on Tuesday.
It is the fifth time since 1979 that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has failed in its attempt to launch a satellite, but followed 11 consecutive successful rocket flights.
Indian scientists, citing preliminary data, blamed problems in the separation process in both the two-stage Agni-III and the three-stage GSLV as the cause of their failures.
space.newscientist.com /article/dn9529   (517 words)

 The Hindu : National : NASA Administrator impressed with Indian space capabilities
He said the NASA and the ISRO were looking to avoid duplication of work and to see that the two space agencies were not spending resources on the same thing.
He said the organisation had received 16 proposals from around the world to be a part of the lunar mission.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which is having an internal debate on the feasibility of sending a man to space, will decide in a year whether it is planning to undertake a manned mission.
www.hindu.com /2006/05/10/stories/2006051008981200.htm   (616 words)

 Reduce space exploration cost: ISRO chairman
The challenge before space scientists was to make exploration more affordable by substantially reducing the cost of access to space, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman G Madhavan Nair said Saturday.
ISRO is already working on these areas and such new innovations will open up some exciting avenues for space exploration like lunar base for material processing, low earth orbit as a platform for interplanetary missions, space solar power station and space tourism, Nair said while enthusing the student community.
In 2005, ISRO successfully simulated an air breathing supersonic ramjet engine capable of cruising six times the speed of sound.
www.rediff.com /news/2006/jan/14isro.htm   (433 words)

 IADC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Indian Space Research Organisation is responsible for carrying out India's space programme, which is driven by applications such as communications, broadcasting, natural resources management using remote sensing, meteorology, disaster warning, search and rescue, etc. ISRO operates a number of satellites in both the geo-stationary and low-earth orbits including sun-synchronous orbits.
The studies at ISRO have been mainly on the mathematical modelling of the debris population in LEO.
ISRO has consciously incorporated several measures to reduce the debris hazard in space.
www.iadc-online.org /members/about_isro.shtml   (265 words)

 CNN.com - India plans moon mission 'by 2007' - August 13, 2002
According to the Times of India, scientists with the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) have sent a report to government officials saying they have the technical capability to launch an expedition to Earth's nearest neighbor by 2007.
India's space program has been running since 1972, but a mission to the moon would be its first venture into deep space.
India insists its space program is purely for civilian interests, but defense experts say that developments in Indian rocket technology are also likely to help the military in its goal of producing a homegrown intercontinental ballistic missile.
archives.cnn.com /2002/TECH/space/08/13/india.moon/index.html   (455 words)

 Research programme
For the execution of the newly formulated research programmes, partners are being identified and approached who have a complementary expertise base and supplementary access to funding sources.
Research partnerships will not be limited to the Netherlands but will include recognised knowledge and research institutes in Europe and the LDCs (the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is an example of an esteemed research institute in our knowledge field, which has expressed interest in collaboration with ITC).
This spearhead research programme will be implemented on the basis of research proposals prepared by principal investigators in response to annual calls for proposals.
www.itc.nl /research/programme.asp   (259 words)

 ISRO and CNES, Sign MOU for Atmospheric Research Mission
ISRO will launch the satellite on its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV, into an orbit at a height of 867 km and an inclination of 20 degrees, with respect to the equatorial plane.
In addition to Indian and French scientists who will be taking part in the data analysis, international teams of scientists working on global climate related studies have also expressed keen interest in the satellite programmes.
It is to be noted that ISRO and CNES have a long standing collaboration and several joint research projects have been undertaken by the agencies.
www.spacedaily.com /news/india-01g.html   (715 words)

 RedOrbit - Space - India Debates Manned Space Flight
Various facilities and equipment such as a space capsule for human habitation, shielding, control and safety features have to be built -- a large amount of funding is required," he said.
But ISRO chief Nair defended the mission and said it would spur the Indian scientific community and probe the physical characteristics of the lunar surface in greater depth than previous missions by other nations.
The ISRO is considering proposals from the US, Europe and France to carry auxiliary payload on the satellite, Nair said.
www.redorbit.com /news/display/?id=104976   (701 words)

 ESA Portal - ESA Council give go-ahead to Europe's co-operation with India in Moon mission
On 17 March the ESA Council, at its meeting in Paris, unanimously approved a co-operation agreement between ESA and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for India’s first Moon mission, Chandrayaan-1.
ISRO plans to send a 1050 kg (523 kg initial orbit mass and 440 kg dry mass) remote sensing satellite to help unravel mysteries about the origin and evolution of the Solar System in general and the Moon in particular.
Space science is a natural area for space agencies to learn to work together in technical matters.
www.esa.int /esaCP/SEMRXIRMD6E_index_0.html   (439 words)

As part of pre-launch verifications, the Indian telecommunication spacecraft's solar panels are extended with the assistance of a special test rig for a final validation the deployment system.
Solar panels used on the Indian Space Research Organisation's INSAT series of telecommunications satellites generate up to 2,765 Watts of power.
INSAT-3E was built under the responsibility of the Indian Space Research Organisation, and has a design lifetime of 15 years.
www.arianespace.com /site/news/mission_up_121.html   (304 words)

 Indiantelevision.com's Digital Edge: Isro sets the launch of Insat 4C for id-July
MUMBAI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is targeting to launch Insat -4C in the second week of July, the latest in the Insat 4 series.
Isro officials say launch from a homegrown rocket meant cutting launch costs by one-third - if the same was to be launched from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana by an ariane vehicle, India has to pay 30 to 35 per cent more.
According to media reports, it's for the first time that India`s space agency is putting into space a two-tonne class satellite.
www.indiantelevision.com /headlines/y2k6/june/june389.htm   (323 words)

 USATODAY.com - Small satellites may play big role in future missions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The European Space Agency, for example, is taking a look at a low-cost, multiple spacecraft Venus mission that would utilize small satellite technologies, including a small, deployable weather balloon of sorts, to study the planet.
The Indian Space Research Organization last year short-listed a gravity-mapping nanosatellite for inclusion on its Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter mission.
The Indian Space Research Organisation short listed Lunette for inclusion on Chandrayaan-1 last year, Carroll said, but had to move on when the team was unable to secure an immediate funding commitment from the Canadian Space Agency.
www.usatoday.com /tech/science/space/2005-08-09-small-satellites_x.htm   (1029 words)

 Space Today Online - Spacefaring India - Moon Flights
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) calls the Moon flight project Chandrayan Pratham, which has been translated as First Journey to the Moon or Moonshot One.
Space aboard the satellite also will be available for instruments from scientists in other countries.
ISRO said Chandrayan-1 is the first mission in "India's foray into a planetary exploration era in the coming decades." Chandrayan-1 will be the "forerunner of more ambitious planetary missions in the years to come, including landing robots on the Moon and visits by Indian spacecraft to other planets in the Solar System."
www.spacetoday.org /India/IndiaMoonFlights.html   (486 words)

 GIS News:Indian Space Research Organisation opens up space to private industry
Sriharikota/Mumbai, India, 30 June 2006: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing to throw open its once closely guarded rocket programme to the private industry.
ISRO now plans to outsource a chunk of the work in the manufacture of indigenous rockets -- the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) -- to the industry.
The long-term objective is to free ISRO engineers and scientists to focus on research and new technologies.
www.gisdevelopment.net /news/viewn.asp?id=GIS:N_zivmfcgntk   (243 words)

 ISRO keeps India in space orbit.
It is the commercial arm of ISRO [Indian Space Research Organisation] that is racing France and USA to the market for images obtained from space.
For all its contemporary skills, ISRO is a young colt.
The vociferous consensus of the Indian scientific community is that ISRO's success was assured the day Dr. Satish Dhawan was chosen to head it.
www.goodnewsindia.com /Pages/content/institutions/isro.html   (1206 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fatal explosion rips through India Space Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
BANGALORE, India — In the worst accident in the history of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), an explosion ripped through the Solid Propellant Rocket Booster Plant in Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota today.
Dar, additional secretary of ISRO, told Space News in a telephone interview three persons who escaped from the building with burns were admitted to the hospital in Chennai (formerly Madras) while operations are on to rescue the others whose number is not known.
ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair rushed to Sriharikota to personally supervise the operations and a high-level Committee has been constituted to look into the cause of the accident, Dar said.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2004-02-24-space-blaze_x.htm   (303 words)

 Space Today Online - Spacefaring India - Space Satellites
ISRO was placed under DOS on June 1, 1972, and made a government organisation on April 1, 1975.
The Indian National Satellite, INSAT-3C, designed and built by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was airlifted from Bangalore, India, to Cayenne Airport near Kourou, French Guyana in December 2001 in preparation for a launch on a European Space Agency Ariane-4 rocket on January 24, 2002.
Insat 3A was built by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and carried a communications, weather imaging, and search-and-rescue payload.
www.spacetoday.org /India/IndiaSpaceSatellites.html   (821 words)

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 Online Journal of Space Communication:
It is proposed to fly a Navigation payload compatible with GPS L1 frequency (and possibly GPS L5 frequency) on an Indian satellite to be positioned in the Indian Ocean Region between the orbital arc 48 deg.
ISRO is looking into incorporating the GPS second civil frequency L2C or the third civil frequency L5.
Under the TDS, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is establishing the necessary ground and space segment for demonstration of SBAS functioning for enroute, Non-Precision Approach (NPA) and Cat.I landing capability over a limited airspace initially.
satjournal.tcom.ohiou.edu /issue9/indian_plan.html   (1984 words)

 India's ISRO Gets Its First Satellite Payment 05/13/99 - Indian Space Research Organisation - Company Business and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has received its first commercial payment of INR 2.6 crore from the international communications giant Intelsat.
Marking a new beginning for the Indian space industry, nine transponders on board the INSAT-2E were officially handed over as part of a 10-year lease agreement to the director general of Intelsat, C. Kullman, by ISRO chairman K. Kasturirangan.
ISRO is scheduled to launch a weather forecasting satellite, Oceansat, on board the PSLV from Sriharikota later this month.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0NEW/is_1999_May_13/ai_54640666   (437 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | India and US to explore the Moon
The Indian spacecraft is due to be launched in early 2008.
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman Madhavan Nair signed the agreement with Nasa chief Michael Griffin in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
And asked whether the US might fly an Indian astronaut on one of its space shuttles, Mr Griffin said "we can train but we don't have any seats for the next eight years".
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4753951.stm   (425 words)

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