GSLV Mark III rocket Current Affairs, GK & News

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft completes 9,000 orbits around moon

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft of India has completed more than 9,000 orbits around the Moon. Imaging and other scientific instruments on the aircraft have been providing excellent useful data since then. Lunar Science Workshop 2021 Lunar Science Workshop 2021 is a two-day workshop, organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The workshop started on September 6, 2021. ..

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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-17 Satellite

ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-17 communication Satellite onboard the Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center at French Guiana on June 28. GSAT-17 will be the ISRO’s third satellite that is launched within a span of three months. Salient Highlights The 3,477-kg GSAT 17 communication satellite will be placed in the geostationary orbit and will ..

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ISRO to test launch GSLV-Mk III-D1 in May 2017

ISRO is all set to undertake the first developmental flight of a ‘game-changer’ rocket (launching vehicle) that will have the capacity to launch four-tonne class of satellites, from Sriharikota spaceport. ISRO looks forward to conduct the second developmental flight within this year. Significance With the successful test launch, ISRO can carry out all the launches within ..

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ISRO successfully tests largest cryogenic engine for GSLV Mark III rocket

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested India’s largest indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III. It was tested for full 10 minutes at ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex (ILPC) at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. Key Facts The C25 stage is the most powerful upper stage so far ..

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