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Senior Rocket Scientist Somanath appointed as ISRO Chairman
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Senior Rocket Scientist Somanath appointed as ISRO Chairman

January 13, 2022

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced on Wednesday the appointment of the eminent rocket scientist Dr. S. Somanath as its new Chairman and Space Secretary. He will succeed Kailasavadivoo Sivan, who completes his extended tenure on Friday. Dr. Somanath is taking over the reins of ISRO at a critical juncture when sweeping reforms…

Education Minister Nagesh holds talks with ISRO Chief
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Education Minister Nagesh holds talks with ISRO Chief

September 30, 2021

Intention is to feature space agency in National Education Policy curriculum Bengaluru: Primary and Secondary Education Minister B.C. Nagesh informed the media in Bengaluru yesterday that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be consulted to include their achievements in school curriculum. He met ISRO Chairman Dr. K. Sivan and other scientists.  He held consultations with…

DFRL readies 35 food items for Gaganyan
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DFRL readies 35 food items for Gaganyan

February 5, 2021

PM Modi sets Aug. 15, 2022 deadline for India’s human spaceflight mission Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-based Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) has readied the food to be consumed by astronauts on India’s first-ever manned space mission Gaganyan and has sent them to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).   Gaganyan has been designed to carry three Indian astronauts to…

GSSSIETW as Nodal Centre to conduct online courses offered by IIRS-ISRO
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GSSSIETW as Nodal Centre to conduct online courses offered by IIRS-ISRO

September 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women (GSSSIETW), Mysuru, has become the network institute of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dehradun. GSSSIETW is recognised as one of the Nodal Centres to conduct live and interactive online courses offered by IIRS-ISRO, Dehradun. IIRS-ISRO Outreach Programme focuses on strengthening…

NIE-IT chosen as Nodal Centre for IIRS-ISRO programme
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NIE-IT chosen as Nodal Centre for IIRS-ISRO programme

September 15, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: NIE Institute of Technology (NIE-IT), situated at Hootagalli industrial area, Mysuru, has been chosen as one of the Nodal Centres for the outreach programme of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), a unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space (DoS), Government of India.  Bansilal, Principal of NIE-IT said “IIRS is a…

Down… but not out
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Down… but not out

September 7, 2019

Last night, many who were waiting for that moment of glory and pride were left screaming “Vikram yellidiyappa…” as the Moon Lander lost communication with the ground station of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).  While Vikram remains incommunicado leaving many disheartened, it has reignited enthusiasm and curiosity among Indians, both young and old, about Space…

Mysuru’s contribution to Chandrayaan-2 Mission
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Mysuru’s contribution to Chandrayaan-2 Mission

July 27, 2019

Mysuru: Mysore Polymers and Rubber Products Ltd. (MYPOL), a Mysuru-based company started in 1982 under the leadership of C.D. Nagarajan, Executive Chairman, has added one more feather to its cap of achievements.  MYPOL has supplied ‘Linear Rubber Bellow’ a very critical part used for ‘Heat-Shield separation’ in the recent ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission. This critical part was…

Retd. Scientist’s talk on ISRO captivates students
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Retd. Scientist’s talk on ISRO captivates students

July 23, 2019

Mysuru: The Department of Science of MICA PU College hosted an information exchange session by C.D. Prasad, retd. Scientist and Engineer, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation), as a part of the guest lecture series under its MIST programme at the College premises recently. The session captivated the students’ attention with information on INCOSPAR Club started…

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