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Gaganyaan

Gaganyaan is a proposed manned space mission by Government of India. This will be India’s first manned mission, to be launched by 2022. Announcement The mission was announced on August 15, 2018 (Independence Day) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his independence day speech from Red Fort. Prime Minister said that  by or before the year […]

What is Chandrayaan I?

Chandrayaan 1 is the first lunar probe of India launched by Indian Space Research Organization in October 2008. It was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The unmanned spacecraft weighed about 1380 kgs with 11 payloads made in India, UK, USA, Germany, Bulgaria and Sweden. The aim of the mission was to study the lunar […]

Electric Propulsion (EP) Technology: Meaning, Features and ISRO’s Achivements

Electric Propulsion (EP) technology uses solar energy to convert it into electrical power to enhance the propulsive performances of the satellite system. ISRO has been working since long to develop the Electric Propulsion System. This system was first used by ISRO in 2017 as a technology demonstrator in GSAT- 9 or the South Asian Satellite. This […]

Short Note: CARTOSAT -2E Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched Cartosat-2 series satellite with the help of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38). Cartosat-2E Cartosat-2 series satellite is an earth observation satellite. This will be the sixth satellite launch in catosat-2 series. The satellite offers high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery. The satellite weighing 714 kg was launched along […]