Indian Space Research Organization: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GSAT-30 to be launched on Friday, 17th January 2020

The space agency of the Government of India- Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite GSAT-30 from the overseas department of France on the northeast coast of the South America continent, French Guiana on Friday, 17th January 2020. The GSAT 30 satellite that derives its heritage from the earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series ..

50th Mission of PSLV to launch RISAT-2BR1

The Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) has scheduled the launch of RISAT-2BR1 from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre located in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on 11th December 2019 at 1525 Hrs IST. This will be the 75th launch mission from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch would mark the 50th mission ..

Update : Gaganyaan project

In a written reply, Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy & Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that the Indian project to launch a human into space Gaganyaan has been approved by Government of India. The government expects the manned flight to take place in December 2021. What is Gaganyaan? The Gaganyaan ..

Odisha: Flood Hazard Atlas

The state of Odisha has come out with a unique flood hazard atlas based on the historic flood inundation data captured through satellite imagery over the period from 2001 to 2018. All the satellite images from the combined flood layers from 18 years were integrated into flood hazard layer to represent the observed flood-inundated areas ..