Satellite constellation: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India-France to launch Constellation of Maritime Surveillance Satellites

Published: October 4, 2020

India and France are to launch a constellation of maritime surveillance satellites to monitor illegal spillage of oil in the Indian Ocean Region. Highlights In August 2020, the ISRO and the French Space Agency CNES agreed to develop and build a constellation of satellites. CNES is Centre National d’etudes spatiales, the National Centre for Space ..

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NAVIC Messaging System for Fisheries Department

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 17, 2020, the Department of Space reported at the Parliament that ISRO has designed NAVIC messaging system and receiver. The system is currently used by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information system (INCOIS) Highlights The system is used to broadcast emergency warning messages in cases such as tsunami, cyclone, high waves. The ..

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Russia decides to venture into Internet of things (IoT) with new satellite system ‘Marathon’

Published: November 26, 2018

Russia’s state space corporation ‘Roscosmos’ has decided to venture into the Internet of things (IoT) with the launch of a new satellite system named ‘Marathon’. As per reports, the new satellite system will be a part of Russia’s Sphere satellite constellation, alongside GLONASS navigation system, an Earth remote sensing system, a satellite communication system, and ..

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Marathon: Roscosmos to venture into Internet of things (IoT) with the launch of new satellite system

Published: November 26, 2018

Russia’s state space corporation (Roscosmos) has planned to venture into Internet of things (IoT) with launch of new satellite system named ‘Marathon’. The new satellite system will be part of Russia’s Sphere satellite constellation, which will be fully established by 2026. The number of satellites in Marathon system are not revealed yet. The federation’s GLONASS ..

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