Geosynchronous orbit Current Affairs, GK & News
On the early hours of Friday, January 17, 2020, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the latest communication satellite GSAT-30 from the Kourou Launch Base in French Guiana located in the South American Continent. GSAT-30 was lifted off by the launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-251, which also carried the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite ..
Topics: Ariane 5 • Ariane 5 VA-251 • Eutelsat • EUTELSAT KONNECT • French Guiana • Geosynchronous orbit • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • GSAT 30 • Indian Space Research Organisation • INSAT-4A • ISRO • Kourou Launch Base
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