Vikram Sarabhai: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Lander Vikram detaches successfully from Chandrayaan-2

In a major success for the Indian Space Research Organization, the lander Vikram successfully detached itself the orbital module of the Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft. The lander will now make a four day journey to moon’s surface. About Vikram The lander component of the Chandrayaan-2 is known as Vikram. Named in honor of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, ..

Kerala Government signs MoU with VSSC to develop Space Park

The Kerala government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) to support its efforts in promoting Space Technology vertical in the State. The agreement will facilitate VSSC to support the Kerela’s project to set up India’s first state-of-the-art Space Systems Park at Knowledge City in Thiruvanathapuram to attract global ..

ISRO announces Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced its “Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research” to recognize and reward journalists who have actively contributed towards the field of space science, applications, and research. Basically, the awards are part of the centenary year celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, father of Indian space ..

Kerala government decides to set up India’s first Space Park

The Kerala Government has decided to set up a state-of-the-art Space Systems Park at Knowledge City Thiruvananthapuram to attract global start-ups working in space sector and also develop it as a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research and development. The state government has claimed that it will be the India’s first space park. The ..

ISRO s Chandrayaan-2 Mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has kept the launch window open from July 9 to 16 for the Chandrayaan-2 Mission. About the Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission is India s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO has set September 6 as the date for soft-landing at the lunar craft in the south pole – a ..