Jun 23, 2024, 01:59 PM IST

8 most successful ISRO space missions

Pravrajya Suruchi

Aryabhatta (1975): Though not launched by ISRO itself, the Aryabhatta satellite, named after the ancient Indian astronomer, is considered the foundation of India's space program.

SLV-3 (1980): The Satellite Launch Vehicle 3 (SLV-3), also called Rohini, was the first successful launch of a satellite by ISRO.

INSAT series (1983-present): The Indian National Satellite System (INSAT) is a series of multipurpose artificial satellites covering a wide range of telecommunications.

GSAT series (1998-present): The Geostationary Satellites (GSAT) are a series of advanced communication satellites used for various applications.

Chandrayaan-1 (2008): India's first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-1, successfully launched a lunar orbiter and an impactor.

Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) (2013): Nicknamed Mangalyaan, the Mars Orbiter Mission was India's first interplanetary mission.

PSLV (1993-present): The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is a highly reliable and cost-effective launch vehicle that has launched over 50 Indian and foreign satellites into orbit.

Chandrayaan-3 (2023): Successfully soft-landed on the lunar south pole in August 2023, Chandrayaan-3 made India the first country to land a spacecraft near the lunar south pole.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports