• Dr Vikram Sarabhai – Indian National Committee
for Space Research (INCOSPAR)
• INCOSPAR renamed as ISRO (Indian Space Research organization).
• Department of Space.
• Vision of ISRO – Harness space technology for
national development, pursuing space science
research and planetary exploration.
• Aryabhata – India’s first satellite .
• Rohini – first satellite to be placed into orbit – Indian-made launch vehicle SLV-3.
• Chandrayaan -1 – unmanned lunar orbiter, success.
• Mars orbiter Mission (MOM)
India first nation to succeed on maiden attempt to Mars.
ISRO – Fourth space agency in the world
First space agency in Asia.
launched on September 28, 2015, by PSLV-C30
First dedicated Indian astronomy mission to studying celestial
sources in X-ray, optical and UV spectral bands simultaneously.
• ISRO launched 104 satellites – single rocket
• ‘Chandrayaan-2’ – Partial success, Orbiter successfully launched .
• Chandraayan 3 – in pipe line.
• IRNSS/ NAVIC
To meet the user requirements of the
positioning, navigation and timing services based on the indigenous system
Navigation details in the Indian Ocean
• Upcoming mission – Gaganyaan : Indias
manned space mission
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