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ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-6A telecommunication satellite using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, about 110km from Chennai on March 29, 2018. The 49.1-metre tall GSLV F 08 is a three-stage rocket weighing 415.6 ton. The core of first stage is fired with solid fuel while ..
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • GSAT • GSAT-6A • In India • In spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • INSAT-4E • Satellite launch failures • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Dr V Narayanan, a rocket propulsion expert, has taken charge as new Director of ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC). He succeeded S Somanath, who has been appointed Director of, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC). Narayanan played a vital role in the successful launch of GSLV Mk III vehicle in its maiden attempt in 2017 ..
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III • Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO Propulsion Complex • Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre • S. Somanath • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
The ISRO and NASA are jointly working on the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission to co-develop and launch a dual frequency (L & S Band) synthetic aperture radar satellite. This earth monitoring satellite is scheduled to be launched in 2021. In this joint mission, NASA will be responsible for design and development of L-band ..
Topics: Earth observation satellites • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • In spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • NISAR • Remote Sensing • RISAT • Space-based radar • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Synthetic aperture radar
The government in its written reply to Rajya Sabha has stated that the Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, is at present working on important technologies for human space flight. For the space flight programme, the flight suit has already been developed and the life support system and the crew escape window are being developed currently.Overall, ..
Topics: Gaganyaan • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III • Human Space Flight Centre • Indian Human Spaceflight Programme • Indian Space Research Organisation • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight