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

NITI Aayog launches Geospatial Energy Map of India

Government think tank, NITI Aayog, launched the Geospatial Energy Map of India on October 18, 2021. Key Points This Geospatial Energy Map of India provides a holistic picture of all energy resources like oil & gas wells, petroleum refineries, conventional power plants, coal fields and coal blocks. Use of GIS-based Energy Map of India GIS ..

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PM Modi to launch ‘Indian Space Association’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is set to digitally launch the ‘Indian Space Association’ (ISpA) on October 11, 2021. Highlights Indian Space Association (ISpA) is the premier industry association of space and satellite companies. ISpA is represented by leading home grown and global corporations having advanced capabilities in space & satellite technologies. Founding members of ISpA ..

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ISRO’s ‘Announcement of Opportunity’ to analyse Chandrayaan-2 orbiter data

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come up with an “Announcement of Opportunity’ under which it seeks a proposal for scientifically analyse and utilise data from all experiments of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter. Highlights This announcement of opportunity will be open to all researchers from recognised academic institutions, colleges, universities, planetaria and government organisations. As per ..

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BRICS deal on cooperation in remote sensing satellite data sharing

BRICS Nations- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- signed a deal for cooperation in remote sensing satellite data sharing. Key Points According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), this deal will enable the space agencies of BRICS nation to build a virtual constellation of specified remote sensing satellites through which ground stations will ..

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Chandrayaan 2 orbiter discovers water molecules on Moon

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has detected water molecules on Moon’s surface. Key Points According to the researchers, there was widespread lunar hydration and unambiguous detection of OH and H2O signatures in between 29-degree north and 62-degree north latitudes on the moon These findings were published in Current Science Journal, authored by ..

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