Space Launch Current Affairs, GK & News

Modular Reusable Rockets for Small Satellite launches

To launch a satellite into space is an expensive undertaking. It is estimated that for every single kg of hardware that is sent to space, 10 times more hardware is expended in the process. The lack of reusability of the launchers makes the entire launch process even more expensive as valuable hardware is expended in ..


ISRO and the Space Launch Industry

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s new mini space transport service SSLV has been booked by two new customers- one of which is Indian and the other is the American space launch firm, Spaceflight. The deal with Spaceflight has been formalized by newly setup NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL) which is ISRO’s new commercialization unit. SSLV’s first ..