Aerospace Current Affairs, GK & News
The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) and UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed Memorandum of Understanding to bring upon closer defence ties between the countries. The agreement was signed at DefExpo that is being held in Lucknow. Highlights The MoU was signed to build partnership between Aerospace and Defence sector of the countries. It ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The historic infrared space telescope, called the Spitzer Space Telescope, which was launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), was recently decommissioned. The Spitzer Space Telescope was launched in 2003 for a two-and-a-half-year mission. But it has been deployed for more than 16 years in various missions to gather valuable data. The decision ..
The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), awarded the 2019 Honorary Fellowship of the Society to Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) Chairman, Dr.G.Satheesh Reddy. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the Oldest aeronautical society of the world, RAeS was founded in the year 1866. The Honorary Fellowship award from RAeS is considered one of the highest distinctions in ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
The Indian Space Research Organization will launch 13 commercial nano satellites of the United States along with the imaging and mapping satellite Cartostat-3. The launch is scheduled on November 25, 2019. Highlights The satellites will be launched by PSLV-C47, a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle into Sun Synchronous Orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is an executive and bureaucratic space agency of the Government of Pakistan. It is responsible for the nation’s public and civil space programme and for aeronautics and aerospace research. It is in news because the space agency has recently announced that it will send its first astronaut ..
Topics: Aerospace • Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Comparison of Asian national space programs • Exploration of the Moon • Government of Pakistan • Lunar rovers • Pakistan Mission Control Centre • Science and technology in Pakistan • Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission • Space research • Spaceflight