PSLV-C23 is ready for lift-off from Sriharikota, Nellore

June 24, 2014 0

[ June 30, 2014; ] ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C23 is scheduled for launching on June 30th  at 09:49 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. PSLV-C23 is going to carry five foreign satellites from Canada, France, Germany, and Singapore.

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French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7 which is of 714kg is the main payload. AISAT […]

GSLV-D5 Launch from SHAR Nellore Called-Off

August 20, 2013 0

The Launch of the GSLV-D5 scheduled for 16:50 hrs on 19th August, 2013 ws called off, as a leak was observed in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage, during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle, just two hours before the scheduled lift-off.
The propellants are being drained from the Cryogenic Stage, Liquid […]

GSLV-D5 rocket getting ready to take off from Sriharikota, Nellore with GSAT 14 satellite

August 16, 2013 0

[ August 19, 2013; 4:50 PM; ]

The launch campaign for GSLV-D5/ GSAT14 mission commenced on 31.01.2013. Further campaign activities are in progress.  The Launch is scheduled at 16:50 Hrs. (IST) on 19.08.2013 from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SHAR) at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

Launch Vehicle Integration and Satellite Integration Images are released.

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PSLV C-22 to launch IRNSS-1A from Sriharikota, Nellore

June 28, 2013 0

[ July 1, 2013; ] Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV – C22, will launch India’s first dedicated navigational satellite IRNSS-1A on July 01, 2013 at 23:41 hrs (IST) from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota, SPSR Nellore District.

Status as on 27th June:

Launch rehearsal is in progress.
Global checks completed successfully

Download PSLV and IRNSS-1A Brochure


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President inaugurates new mission control room in SHAR, Nellore

January 3, 2012 0

Indian President Smt Pratibha Patil inaugurated the newly built mission control room at SHAR, Sriharikota, Nellore. The mission control room has facilities like state of the art mission control hall, multi-channel CCTV, realtime network, VIP gallery, video conferencing, mission executive room, commentator room, etc and is linked to other ISRO ground stations in India.

Future rocket […]

SHAR Nellore is the overall champion in ISRO sports

December 31, 2011 0

Satish Dhawan Space Center, popularly known as SHAR in Sriharikota, Nellore became the overall champion in ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) employees sports meet here. About 500 ISRO employees from its 11 centers across India participated in the Inter Sports Meet – 2011 held in two phases from Dec 20 to 30 here.

Vikram Sarabhai Space […]