Geocentric orbit Current Affairs, GK & News
In March 2019 India had successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite. The project named as Mission Shakti led by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was aimed at strengthening India’s overall security. Mission Shakti DRDO-developed anti-satellite system (A-SAT) successfully destroyed a live satellite in the Low Earth Orbit. India ..
Topics: Anti-satellite weapon • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Geocentric orbit • Indian anti-satellite missile test • Litter • Low Earth orbit • Mission Shakti • Outer space • Satellite • Satellites • Space Debris • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
PSLV PSLV is designed mainly to deliver the ―earth-observation or ―remote-sensing‖ satellites with lift-off mass of up to about 1750 Kg to Sun-Synchronous circular polar orbits of 600-900 Km altitude. PSLV is also used to launch the satellites of lower lift-off mass of up to about 1400 Kg to the elliptical Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). ..
Topics: Aerospace engineering • Astrodynamics • Earth orbits • Geocentric orbit • Geostationary Transfer Orbit • Geosynchronous orbit • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • Indian Space Research Organisation • Outer space • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Spaceflight