Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Gaganyaan Mission: L&T delivers Booster Segment, the first launch hardware to ISRO

Published: November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020, Larsen and Toubro delivered a Booster Segment, the first hardware for the Gaganyaan Mission to ISRO. The company has delivered the module ahead of schedule. What is a Booster segment in a rocket? It is an engine or can also be a booster rocket. It is either the first stage of ..

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Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO to tap technologies of local start ups

Published: May 18, 2020

The Indian Space Research Organization has identified 17 technologies at lower costs from Indian start ups to use in Gaganyaan mission. Highlights The technologies identified includes food and medicine for astronauts, life support systems, inflatable habitats, thermal protection technologies and anti-radiation technologies. ISRO will also share its intellectual properties with the companies participating in the ..

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MoU: signed between IAF and ISRO

Published: May 30, 2019

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for astronaut selection and training for ambitious Gaganyaan Programme, scheduled for 2022. Key Highlight IAF has signed MoU with ISRO for crew selection and training for prestigious Gaganyaan Programme. The MoU was handed over by R G ..

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MoU: signed between IIT Guwahati and ISRO

Published: May 30, 2019

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to set up an IITG-ISRO Space Technology Cell (STC) About IITG-ISRO STC About: The Space Technology Cell (STC) would be a first of its kind in the North-East region that would augment research and ..

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NewSpace India Limited: ISRO’s new Commercial Arm

Published: May 25, 2019

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) new commercial arm called NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) was officially inaugurated in Bengaluru. About NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) Background: on 6 March 2019, the Department of Space (DoS) registered its second commercial entity called NSIL in ISRO. The first commercial venture of DoS was Antrix Corporation Limited, which was ..

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