The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) also known as Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark 2 ( GSLV-Mk-2) is India’s largest launch vehicle, developed by India itself, which is in use currently. This launch vehicle has four liquid strap-ons and is a fourth general vehicle having three stages. The three stages
CMS-01 Communication Satellite: The CMS-01 was, therefore, ISRO’s latest successful mission which took place on December 17, 2020. Hence, it is a communications satellite which was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. At 15:41 hours (IST) carrying CMS-01, PSLV-C50 also picked off from the second launch pad
Indian Space Research Organisation has promoted venturing into space in many organisations by helping and guiding the students in making experimental satellites. The first student-made satellites launched by ISRO because of this initiative was called ANUSAT. The launch took place as early as April 2009. Since then, 9 more satellites
Every year the first October week starts with the United Nation World Space Week On 4 Oct. 1957, Sputnik 1 is launched as the world’s first artificial satellite. The world celebrates its milestones in space since the dawn of the Space Age. See here how the World Space Week 2020
Chandrayaan 2: A story of many hits and misses. ISRO said that 90 to 95 per cent of the Chandrayaan 2 mission was successful. Chandrayaan-2’s primary task was to demonstrate the soft landing on the south poles of the Moon of ‘Vikram lander’. It runs the Pragyan robot on the
Rohini is an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) series of satellites. Four satellites in the Rohini class were deployed by the Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV) and three succeeded in circling it. Parts of the series were satellites for exploration. Rohini Payload (RTP) technology This satellite used 3 W of electric
Aryabhatta – First Indian Satellite: Aryabhatta Spacecraft is the first Indian satellite in India. The name of the satellite is proudly after the name of the famous Indian astronomer. It was fully manufactured in India and launched on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar by the Soviet Kosmos-3 M rocket.