Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Current Affairs, GK & News

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-IIST join hands for Futuristic Projects

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has joined hands with Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) for futuristic research orbit. Highlights Partnership between ISRO and IIST is similar to partnership between Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and US Space Agency NASA for futuristic research orbit. JPL is funded by NASA while managed by California Institute ..

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ISRO Demonstrates Free Space Quantum Communication

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced on March 22, 2021 that it has successfully demonstrated its free-space Quantum Communication for a distance of 300 metres for the first time in India. It was demonstrated at the Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad in between the two line-of-sight buildings within its campus. Highlights Several ..

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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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ISRO- JAXA review cooperation on Lunar polar exploration

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) reviewed their cooperation, on March 11, 2021, in the space arena including the earth observation, lunar cooperation and satellite navigation. Highlights The space agencies from both the countries also agreed to explore the opportunities regarding the cooperation in “space situational awareness and professional ..

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