Chandrayaan-1: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Gaganyaan

Gaganyaan is a proposed manned space mission by Government of India. This will be India’s first manned mission, to be launched by 2022. Announcement The mission was announced on August 15, 2018 (Independence Day) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his independence day speech from Red Fort. Prime Minister said that  by or before the year ..

Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1.Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the mission is planned to be launched to the Moon by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II).  It includes a lunar orbiter, lander and rover, all developed by India. Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to be launched no earlier than October 2018  and will attempt to soft land a lander and rover ..

RISAT-1 all set for launch at Sriharikota

On April 26, 2012 India’s Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1) will be launched from the spaceport at Sriharikota. The 4-stages of the PSLV-XL (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – Extra Large) have been piled up. Essentially a remote-sensing satellite. ISRO’s first radar-imaging satellite. Weighs 1858 kg ISRO’s heaviest remote-sensing satellite. Heaviest satellite to be put in orbit ..