Trained as a design engineer, Ms Vanitha has received the award for the Best Woman Scientist in 2006 by the Astronomical Society of India.
07 Sep 2019 5:19 AM
Vikram's descent was as planned and normal performance was observed up to an altitude of 2.1 km.
07 Sep 2019 5:10 AM
PM told the scientific community that the country was proud of them and asked them to be courageous.
07 Sep 2019 3:10 AM
They havee (scientists) given their best and have always made India proud, says Modi.
07 Sep 2019 3:01 AM
PM will be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the 'extraordinary moment in the history of India's space programme'.
06 Sep 2019 2:28 PM
According to him, while Chandrayaan-1 was a crash landing, the landing of this time’s mission will be controlled.
06 Sep 2019 12:46 PM
The lander is expected to touch down near the South Pole of the moon in the early hours of Saturday morning.
06 Sep 2019 12:13 PM
PM Modi will be at the ISRO headquarters around midnight to watch the landing live with over 60 high school students across the country.
06 Sep 2019 11:11 AM
'Vikram' with rover 'Pragyaan' is scheduled for a powered-descent between 1 am and 2 am on September 7.
06 Sep 2019 9:02 AM
The move was aimed at popularising science among the next generation.
06 Sep 2019 2:09 AM
Vikram’, the lander, moved to the threshold location from where it descends towards lunar surface between 1 am and 2 am on Sept 7.
05 Sep 2019 2:56 AM
The landing of Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled for September 7 between 01:40 am and 01:55 am.
04 Sep 2019 8:08 AM
“Pragyan” has been equipped with two instruments to enhance the understanding of the lunar surface.
04 Sep 2019 12:47 AM
The separation of lander 'Vikram' from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter was scheduled between 12:45 pm and 01:45 pm (IST).
02 Sep 2019 1:58 PM
Earlier on Monday, a special 'Kakad-aarti' was performed at the Siddhivinayak temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh.
02 Sep 2019 9:26 AM
ISRO stated that all spacecraft parameters are normal and the next lunar bound orbit maneuver is scheduled on Aug 30 between 6-7 pm.
28 Aug 2019 11:32 AM
The image captured by Chandrayaan 2 shows two significant Moon landmarks, the Apollo crater and the Mare Orientale basin.
22 Aug 2019 8:53 PM
Tuesday saw the second successful effort by Isro to reach the moon at that precise orbit.
21 Aug 2019 5:26 AM
'Now the tension has only increased, not reduced,' Sivan said while addressing a press conference.
20 Aug 2019 12:56 PM
After successful insertion, ISRO would carry out 4 more orbit maneuvers (Aug 21, 28, 30 and Sep 1) before Sep 7 landing on the moon.
20 Aug 2019 7:58 AM