earth observation satellite: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Ethiopia launched its First Space Observatory Satellite

Published: December 20, 2019

Ethiopia’s first remote sensing satellite was launched on Friday, 20th December 2019 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre located in Shanxi Province of China. The Satellite named- ETRSS-1, was launched as a secondary payload into space by the 3-stage Chinese orbital carrier rocket- Long March 4B (CZ-4B). ETRSS-1 will be used for mining, environmental observations, ..

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How is the satellite data used for Farm credit assessment by banks?

Published: August 27, 2020

Indian multinational banking and financial services provider ICICI Bank has announced that it is going to use the satellite data-imagery from earth observation satellites to assess the creditworthiness of the farmers seeking loans. ICICI is the first bank in India to take such a step. The assessment Using the data it will measure an array ..

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ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite HysIS, 30 foreign satellites into orbit

Published: November 30, 2018

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched country’s first advance earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) along with 30 other satellites from eight countries. These satellites were launched on board of ISRO’s workhorse PSLV-C43 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. About mission PSLV-C43 was 45th flight of ..

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ISRO to Launch 13 satellites and Cartosat-3

Published: November 19, 2019

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. ..

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NASA-ISRO to launch NISAR satellite in 2022

Published: October 28, 2020

India and US recently held the two plus two dialogue. During the meet the country’s decided to share space situational awareness information. This will catalyse efforts in creating safe and sustainable space environment A joint statement issued after the dialogue read that the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar called the NISAR is to be launched by ..

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