Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Current Affairs, GK & News

ISRO: PSLV Orbital Experimental Module

On June 30, 2022 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the “PSLV Orbital Experimental Module” (POEM) successfully. What is PSLV Orbital Experimental Module? The PSLV Orbital Experimental Module is a platform which will perform in-orbit experiments through the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket. It is a four-stage rocket in which first three spent ..

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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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PSLV-C51 Launched Amazonia-1 & 18 Co-passenger Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the first satellite for the year 2021. The satellite called PSLV-C51 which also carried Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on February 28, 2021. Highlights PSLV-C51 rocket is the 53rd mission of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). ..

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ISRO to launch RISAT, the Spy satellite of India

The Indian Space Research Organization is gearing to launch RISAT-2BR1 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on December 11, 2019. It is the second satellite in the RISAT series. The first satellite RISAT-2B was launched earlier this year. Highlights of the launch The launch is the 50th mission of ISRO’s PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch ..

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NewSpace India Limited: ISRO’s new Commercial Arm

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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