Communication and Navigation Satellite System
Earth Observation System
Space Applications
Space Transportation System
Space Sciences and Planetary Research
Sponsored Research
Indian Space Industry
Space Commerce
Systems Reliability and Safety
Human Resources
International Cooperation
‘Space’ In Parliament
Space Programme Publicity
Right To Information
Performance Evaluation of Department of Space Based on Result Framework Document
Audit Observations
Citizens’ Charter
The Centres of
Indian Space Programme
Organisation Chart
Budget at a Glance
Indigenous CUS of GSLV-D5
  Space Sciences and Planetary Research

Space Science research has been an important element of the Indian Space programme. Space science research activities are pursued within DOS at PRL, SPL, NARL and Space Astronomy Group at ISAC. A number of space science research projects in the field of atmospheric science, astronomy and planetary exploration and science payload development activities are also supported and implemented at various Universities and Research Institutes by ISRO through the recommendations of ISRO’s Advisory Committee for Space Sciences (ADCOS). The major activities carried out under space science programme during 2013-14 are summarised below.

Mars Orbiter Mission
Chandrayaan-2 Mission
ASTROSAT mission
ADITYA mission
Development of X-ray Polarimeter Experiment (POLIX)
Development of Infra-Red Spectroscopic Imaging Survey (IRSIS) experiment
YOUTHSAT mission
Research in atmospheric sciences
Planetary Science and Exploration (PLANEX) Programme
Space Science Promotion