Chandrayaan-2 mission Current Affairs, GK & News

ISRO to develop reusable GSLV Mk-III launch vehicle

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on technologies in order to develop reusable GSLV Mk-III launch vehicle. Key Points This new technology will help ISRO to land its GSLV Mk-III launch vehicles vertically. It will be similar to what Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing. With this technology, ISRO also seeks to recover the ..

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Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft completes 9,000 orbits around moon

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft of India has completed more than 9,000 orbits around the Moon. Imaging and other scientific instruments on the aircraft have been providing excellent useful data since then. Lunar Science Workshop 2021 Lunar Science Workshop 2021 is a two-day workshop, organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The workshop started on September 6, 2021. ..

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Chandrayaan 2 orbiter discovers water molecules on Moon

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has detected water molecules on Moon’s surface. Key Points According to the researchers, there was widespread lunar hydration and unambiguous detection of OH and H2O signatures in between 29-degree north and 62-degree north latitudes on the moon These findings were published in Current Science Journal, authored by ..

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ISRO releases Chandrayaan-2 mission’s initial data

The Indian Space Research Organization recently released the first set of data from Chandrayaan-2. The data was prepared by Planetary Data System (Version 4). The first data set was released through PRADAN portal. The PRADAN portal is hosted by ISSDC (Indian Space Science Data Centre). Chandrayaan-2 Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, 2019 from Satish ..

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Tamil Nadu honours ISRO Chief with Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Award

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan, was awarded Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award by Tamil Nadu government. He was awarded in recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology. About K. Sivan Education: He is a native of Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. The 62-year-old space scientist got a Bachelor’s ..

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