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

ISRO: Test of Solid rocket booster HS-200

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently successfully tested the HS200 solid rocket booster. Where was the test conducted? The testing was done at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh). What is the HS200 solid rocket booster? It is the human-rated version of the S200 rocket booster. Two HS200 boosters will be part ..

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ISRO PSLV-C52 Launch

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently launched the PSLV – C52 rocket successfully. The rocket carried two small satellites and EOS – 04. The two small satellites were Inspiresat – 1 and INS – 2TD. This is the first launch of 2022. And it is the first launch since the failure of EOS – ..

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ISRO: Demonstration of Quantum Communication

Scientists from Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre and Physical Research Laboratory recently demonstrated Quantum Entanglement, in a major step forward towards satellite-based quantum communication. Where was the experiment conducted? Scientists conducted hack-proof communication between two places, using real-time Quantum Key Distribution (QKD). These places were separated by 300 meters. What is Quantum communication? Quantum Communication is ..

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S Somnath-New Chairman of ISRO

Dr S Somnath is to become the new chairman of ISRO. He is to succeed K Sivan. He is the fourth Keralite to occupy the top most place in ISRO. The previous Keralites were K Radhakrishnan, Madhavan Nair and K Kasturirangan. About Sivan and his extension Somnath was nominated way back in 2019. He was ..

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ISRO developing a SSLV with Private Participation

According to Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is in process of developing a Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) with private participation. The satellite will be launched in first quarter of 2022. Highlights SSLV will provide a payload capability of 500 kg to a planar orbit of 500 km. Development of SSLV is in ..

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