List of Space Research Centres in India

List of Space Research Centres in India
List of Space Research Centres in India

General Awareness for Banking and competitive exams like RRB, CDS, LIC AO, RBI, SSC, UPSC, FCI, UIIC, OICL, SBI Clerks and PO requires knowledge on many different subjects, one such subject is Space Research Centres in India. Although the number of questions related to Space technology asked in the exams are relatively less but it is advisable that every aspirant should be aware of Space Research Developments in the Country. In order to gain edge over other aspirants please go through the compiled list of Space Research Centres in India in the blog below. You can also download the same information in the PDF format. We have also given a brief key notes on the Space Research History. Take a Free SBI Clerk mock Test. Also please utilize 100 free GK Tests to improve your knowledge in General Awareness Section.

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ISRO Centre Location
Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL) Chandigarh
DOS Branch Secretariat New Delhi
ISRO Branch Office
Delhi Earth Station
Space Commission Bengaluru, Karnataka
Department of Space and ISRO Headquarters
INSAT Programme Office
NNRMS Secretariat
Civil Engineering Programme Office
Antrix Corporation
ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)
Laboratory for Electro-Optical Systems (LEOS)
ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC)
Southern RRSC
Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)
Down Range Station Portblair
Space Applications Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Physical Research Laboratory (PRL)
Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU)
Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) Byalalu village, Ramanagara District in Karnataka
Indian Space Science Data Centre (ISSDC)
Master Control Facility (MCF) Hassan, Karnataka
Ammonium Perchlorate Experimental Plant Aluva, Kerala
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)
ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU)
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)
Master Control Facility-B (MCF) Bhopal , Madhya Pradesh
ISRO Liaison Office Mumbai, Maharashtra
Central RRSC Nagpur, Maharashtra
North Eastern Space Application Centre (NE-SAC) Shillong, Meghalaya
Western RRSC Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Solar Observatory Udaipur, Rajasthan
Infrared Observatory Mount Abu, Rajasthan
ISRO Propulsion Complex Mahendragiri, Tirunelveli Dist, Tamil Nadu
National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) Hyderabad, Telangana
ISTRAC Ground Station Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia-Pacific (CSSTEAP)
Eastern RRSC Kolkata, West Bengal


Key Notes:

  • Laika, Soviet space dog is the first animal sent to space through Sputnik-2 vehicle by USSR.
  • Yuri Gagarin was the first person went to space through Vostok 1 vehicle.
  • On 16 June 1963, Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to reach Space through Vostok-6 vehicle.
  • Alexei Leonov is the first person walked in the space.
  • Neil Armstrong is the first person to walk on the Moon.
  • Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian to travel in space (Soyuz T-11 Vehicle).
  • Kalpana Chawla is the first Indian Origin (American) woman in Space.
  • USSR launched the world’s first satellite Sputnik on 04 Oct 1957.
  • India (ISRO) made Aryabhatta satellite was launched by USSR on 19th April 1975.

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