GISAT-1 Current Affairs, GK & News

GISAT-1 is a geostationary satellite with high temporal resolution. This satellite will enable real-time observation of the Indian sub-continent under cloud-free conditions. It is to be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. It was scheduled to be launched on board of GSLV-F10 rocket on March 28. The Indian Space Research Organisation recently announced that the launch is to be delayed due to a ‘minor issue’ with the spacecraft.

ISRO revises launch schedule of GISAT-1

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has revised the schedule launch of geo imaging satellite GISAT-1 on board GSLV-F10 rocket after a minor issue occurred with the spacecraft. Highlights The spacecraft was scheduled to be launched on March 28. But due to minor issue, it will now be launched on April 18 from Sriharikota spaceport.  Originally, ..

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ISRO launched Sounding Rocket RH-560

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the sounding rocket called RH-560 on March 12, 2021. The rocket was launched in order to study “attitudinal variations” in the neutral winds and plasma dynamics. Highlights The RH-560 rocket was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) Sriharikota Range (SHAR). ISRO highlighted that the sounding rockets ..

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