GSLV: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

GISAT-1

ISRO announced that it would be postponing the launch of the GISAT-1, its first geo imaging satellite, due to technical reasons. About the Satellite GISAT-1 or Geo Imaging Satellite 1 is the first such project of the ISRO. It is to be launched from the 2nd launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at ..

First Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS) set for 2020 launch

To provide continuous communication support for Astronauts with the mission control during their space travel, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be putting up a new satellite series or a type of satellite constellation named ‘Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS)’, it will be similar to the American Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, ..

Chandrayaan-2 launch successful

A GSLV rocket successfully launched from Shri Harikota launch center (also known as Satish Dhawan Space Centre) placed the satellite carrying Lunar orbiter and lander in the orbit on July 22. The satellite dubbed the Chandrayaan-2 was successfully placed in a bonus altitude of 6000 km roughly 16 and a half minutes after launch. 18 ..