ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C8, successfully launched Italian astronomical satellite, AGILE from Sriharikota (April 23, 2007).
Successful launch of INSAT-4B by Ariane-5 from Kourou French Guyana, (March 12, 2007).
Successful recovery of SRE-1 after manoeuvring it to reenter the earth’s atmosphere and descend over the Bay of Bengal about 140 km east of Sriharikota (January 22, 2007).
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C7 successfully launches four satellites - India’s CARTOSAT-2 and Space Capsule Recovery Experiment (SRE-1) and Indonesia’s LAPAN-TUBSAT and Argentina’s PEHUENSAT-1 (January 10, 2007).
Second operational flight of GSLV (GSLV-F02) from SDSC SHAR with INSAT-4C on board. (July 10, 2006). Satellite could not be placed in orbit.
Successful launch of INSAT-4A by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana, (December 22, 2005).
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C6, successfully launched CARTOSAT-1 and HAMSAT satellites from Sriharikota(May 5, 2005).
The first operational flight of GSLV (GSLV-F01) successfully launched EDUSAT from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota (September 20, 2004)
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C5, successfully launched RESOURCESAT-1 (IRS-P6) satellite from Sriharikota(October 17, 2003).
Successful launch of INSAT-3E by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana, (September 28, 2003).
The Second developmental launch of GSLV-D2 with GSAT-2 on board from Sriharikota (May 8, 2003).
Successful launch of INSAT-3A by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana, (April 10, 2003).
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C4, successfully launched KALPANA-1 satellite from Sriharikota(September 12, 2002).
Successful launch of INSAT-3C by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana, (January 24, 2002).
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C3, successfully launched three satellites -- Technology Experiment Satellite (TES) of ISRO, BIRD of Germany and PROBA of Belgium - into their intended orbits (October 22, 2001).
The first developmental launch of GSLV-D1 with GSAT-1 on board from Sriharikota (April 18, 2001)
||INSAT-3B, the first satellite in the third generation INSAT-3 series,
launched by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana,
(March 22, 2000).
Indian Remote Sensing Satellite, IRS-P4 (OCEANSAT), launched by Polar
Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C2) along with Korean KITSAT-3
and German DLR-TUBSAT from Sriharikota
(May 26, 1999).
INSAT-2E, the last satellite in the multipurpose INSAT-2 series, launched by Ariane from Kourou French Guyana, (April 3, 1999).
system capacity augmented with the readiness of INSAT-2DT acquired
from ARABSAT (January 1998).
fourth satellite in the INSAT series, launched (June 4, 1997).
Becomes inoperable on October 4, 1997.
(An in-orbit satellite, ARABSAT-1C, since renamed INSAT-2DT,
was acquired in November 1997 to partly augment the INSAT
First operational launch of PSLV with IRS-1D on board
29, 1997). Satellite placed in orbit.
|| Third developmental launch of PSLV with IRS-P3
on board (March 21, 1996). Satellite placed in polar sunsynchronous orbit.
Launch of third operational Indian Remote Sensing Satellite, IRS-1C
(December 28, 1995).
INSAT-2C, the third satellite in the INSAT-2 series, launched (December 7, 1995).
Second developmental launch of PSLV with IRS-P2 on board (October 15, 1994). Satellite successfully placed in polar sunsynchronous orbit.
Fourth developmental launch of ASLV with SROSS-C2 on board (May 4, 1994). Satellite placed in orbit.
First developmental launch of PSLV with IRS-1E on board (September 20, 1993). Satellite could not be placed in orbit.
INSAT-2B, the second satellite in the INSAT-2 series, launched (July 23, 1993).
INSAT-2A, the first satellite of the indigenously-built second-generation INSAT series, launched (July 10, 1992).
Third developmental launch of ASLV with SROSS-C on board (May 20, 1992). Satellite placed in orbit.
||Second operational Remote Sensing satellite, IRS-1B, launched (August 29, 1991).
|| INSAT-1D launched (June 12, 1990).
INSAT-1C launched (July 21, 1988). Abandoned in November 1989.
Second developmental launch of ASLV with SROSS-2 on board (July 13, 1988). Satellite could not be placed in orbit.
Launch of first operational Indian Remote Sensing Satellite, IRS-1A (March 17, 1988).
developmental launch of ASLV with SROSS-1 satellite on board
(March 24, 1987). Satellite could not be placed in orbit.
manned space mission (April 1984).
launched (August 30, 1983).
developmental launch of SLV-3. RS-D2 placed in orbit (April
launched (April 10, 1982).
Deactivated on September 6, 1982.
Bhaskara-II launched (November 20, 1981).
APPLE, an experimental geo-stationary communication satellite
successfully launched (June 19, 1981).
RS-D1 placed in orbit (May 31, 1981)
developmental launch of SLV-3.
Experimental launch of SLV-3, Rohini satellite successfully
placed in orbit. (July 18, 1980).
Experimental launch of SLV-3 with Rohini Technology
Payload on board (August 10, 1979). Satellite could
not be placed in orbit.
an experimental satellite for earth observations, launched
(June 7, 1979).
Telecommunication Experiments Project (STEP) carried out.
Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) conducted.
First Indian Satellite, Aryabhata, launched (April 19, 1975).
Becomes Government Organisation (April 1, 1975).
remote sensing experiments.
Commission and Department of Space set up
(June 1, 1972). ISRO brought under DOS.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) formed under Department
of Atomic Energy (August 15, 1969).
dedicated to the United Nations (February 2, 1968).
Satellite Telecommunication Earth Station set up at Ahmedabad.
Science & Technology Centre (SSTC) established in Thumba.
sounding rocket launched from TERLS
(November 21, 1963).
National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR)
formed by the Department of Atomic Energy and work on
establishing Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching
Station (TERLS) started.