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Faulty Valve Led To Mission Failure, Says ISRO On GSLV Accident Last Year

Faulty Valve Led To Mission Failure, Says ISRO On GSLV Accident Last Year

A committee set up by ISRO found that mission failed because of damage in the soft seal in a critical valve which resulted in lower pressure in the rocket's liquid hydrogen tank. The committee also gave recommendations.

26 March 2022
From Stars To Moon: Meet Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Srivastava

From Stars To Moon: Meet Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Srivastava

Ritu Karidhal Srivastava who was deputy operation director for 'Mangalyan'- Mars Mission-is the mission director for Chandrayaan-2.

22 July 2019

All You Need To Know About Rs 10,000 Crore Gaganyaan Project

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked agreements with Russia and France for assistance in Gaganyaan.

ISRO Launches GSAT-29 Communication Satellite

ISRO Launches GSAT-29 Communication Satellite

The 43.4-metre tall rocket weighing about 640 tonnes furiously rushed to the skies with a thick orange flame at its rear carrying the GSAT-29.

14 November 2018

GSLV Mission Success, GSAT-6A Communication Satellite Put In Orbit

The GSLV-F08 rocket saddled with the passenger satellite in its payload fairing blasted off from the second launch pad at 4.56 pm.

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31 August 2017
India’s First Private Sector-Built Navigation Satellite Launched By Isro Unsuccessful: Chairman

India’s First Private Sector-Built Navigation Satellite Launched By Isro Unsuccessful: Chairman

The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 used the 'XL' variant, of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant.


15 July 2017
‘Our 4-Tonne Satellite Can Give Us The Uses Of A 6-Tonner’

‘Our 4-Tonne Satellite Can Give Us The Uses Of A 6-Tonner’

As the GSAT-19E satellite orbits 36,000 km away in space, one of its architects, K. Sivan, the director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, talks about the...


17 July 2017
It’s More Than Rocket Science

It’s More Than Rocket Science

A world record 104 ­satellites at one go in February, four rockets in four months, ­indigenous cryogenic ­engines with heavy-lift ­capability…why does...


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