Gaganyaan Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

IISc-ISRO develop device to conduct microbial experiments in outer space

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have developed device to conduct microbial experiments in outer space. Highlights This modular, self-contained device can be used to cultivate microorganisms which in turn, enable scientists to carry out biological experiments even in outer space. This study was published in Acta ..

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Gaganyaan: ISRO successfully test fires liquid fuel engine

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully conducted the third long duration hot test of liquid fuel powered, Vikas Engine. Highlights With this testing, ISRO has moved further for its first human space mission Gaganyaan. Third long duration hot test of liquid propellant Vikas Engine was conducted for core L110 liquid stage (engine) of human ..

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India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin recently agreed to establish “2+2 Ministerial Dialogue”. The “2+2 Ministerial” dialogue is held between the defence ministers and foreign ministers. About 2+2 Dialogue India holds similar dialogues with US, Australia and Japan. Russia is the first non-QUAD member with which India is to hold ..

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Gaganyaan: ISRO signs agreement with France

The Indian Space Research Organisation recently signed an agreement with the French Space Agency CNES. CNES is National Centre for Space Studies. CNES stands for Centre National d’etudes Spatiales. According to the agreement, CNES is to help India in its first Human Space Mission called the Gaganyaan. About the Agreement The French Space Agency is ..

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Green Propulsion Technology of ISRO

ISRO is developing “Green Propulsion Technology”. The technology is being developed for the Human Space Flight Mission of India, Gaganyaan, that is to be launched in December 2021. What is Propulsion Technology? Propulsion means push forward or drive an object forward. In rockets and airplanes, the propulsion is generated through the application of Newton’s third ..

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