RISAT-2BR1: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

ISRO launches RISAT-2B

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its newest microwave earth observation satellite RISAT-2B from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota through its trusted workhorse PSLV-C46. The 615-kg RISAT-2B meant for application in fields such as surveillance, agriculture, forestry and disaster management support. It will replace the RISAT-2, which was launched ..

ISRO launches EMISAT and 28 customer satellites by PSLV-C45

On April 1, ISRO has successfully launched India’s latest EMISAT defence satellite from the Sriharikota spaceport. In today’s mission, the rocket PSLV-C45 flew in a new configuration called “QL”. In this configuration, the rocket is fitted with four longer versions of strap-on motors that provide the vehicle the required additional thrust. Earlier, the rocket used ..

PSLV-C43 successfully launchs ISRO’s HysIS satellite into orbit

On November 29, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its earth observation satellite ‘ Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) into orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Beside HysIS, The rocket ‘PSLV-C43’ successfully injected 30 small satellites of 8 nations into their designated orbits. With this launch, India ..