PSLV Current Affairs, GK & News

ISRO PSLV-C52 Launch

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently launched the PSLV – C52 rocket successfully. The rocket carried two small satellites and EOS – 04. The two small satellites were Inspiresat – 1 and INS – 2TD. This is the first launch of 2022. And it is the first launch since the failure of EOS – ..

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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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India-Austria Cooperation in Road Infrastructure sector

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade ..

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CMS-01 Satellite

India recently launched the CMS-01 communication satellite into the Geostationary Transfer Orbit. It was earlier called the GSAT-12R. The satellite was launched on a PSLV-C50 launch vehicle. About the CMS-01 Satellite It is the 42nd communication satellite of India It weighs 1,410 kilograms. It is a replacement of GSAT-12. The GSAT-12 was launched in 2011 ..

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Highlights: India’s first upper-stage rocket engine test-fired by Skyroot Aerospace

Aerospace startup venture Skyroot Aerospace has successfully test-fired an upper-stage rocket engine, thus becoming the first private company in India to demonstrate the capability to build a homegrown rocket engine. About the Engine The engine is 3-D printed and named as Raman, after the Nobel Laureate CV Raman. It has fewer moving parts and weighs ..

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ISRO to launch Israeli student-made satellite- Duchifat 3

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch the third in the series of Israeli student-made satellites named Duchifat 3 with the 50th mission of  PSLV on Wednesday, 11th December 2019. PSLV-C48 which will mark the 50th mission of PSLV will launch RIBSAT-2BR1 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. PSLV will also carry ..

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