IRNSS-1A Current Affairs, GK & News
Russia recently announced that it is to launch the third generation Glonass-K satellite from the Plesetsk Space Centre in August, 2020. The launch of the satellite was postponed several times. Highlights Glonass-K is a Russian navigation satellite. It is to be launched using Soyuz carrier rocket. The first Glonass-K satellite was launched in 2011 and ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
NAVIC (Navigation Indian Constellation) provides two types of services viz. Standard Positioning Services (SPS), which will be provided to all users; and Restricted Services – (RS), which will grant access only to authorised users. It is made of seven satellites of which three are in GEO and four are in GCO. With the launch of IRNSS-1G (seventh and final ..
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the navigation satellite IRNSS-1I into the orbit with the help of PSLV-C41 launch vehicle from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on April 12, 2018. IRNSS-1I is the 8th such satellite to be a part of the NavIC navigation satellite constellation. ..
Topics: I-1K • Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System • Indian Space Research Organisation • IRNSS-1A • IRNSS-1H • IRNSS-1I • Navigation • Satellite navigation • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched its navigation satellite IRNSS-1H into the orbit by the rocket PSLV C39 from the Satish Dhavan Space Centre at Sriharikotta, Andhra Pradesh on August 31, 2017. Though, the IRNSS-1H mission was failed as heat shield did not open up for the deployment of the satellite. The IRNSS-1H ..
Topics: Global Positioning System • Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System • Indian Space Research Organisation • IRNSS-1A • IRNSS-1H • IRNSS-1I • Navigation • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • Satellite launch failures • Satellite navigation • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
The launch of IRSO’s eight navigation satellite IRNSS-1H onbaord of PSLV-C39 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh was unsuccessful. The heat shield did not separate as a result of which satellite did not complete the 4th stage. The IRNSS-1H was being sent to space to back up and replace the functions of India’s first navigation satellite IRNSS-1A ..