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ISRO Making Green Propellant

ISRO Making Green Propellant

ISRO Seeks to replace Hydrazine fuel for future missions Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have reported progress in the development of an environment-friendly propellant to power satellites and spacecraft.The effort is to replace the conventional hydrazine rocket fuel, a highly toxic and carcinogenic chemical, with a greener propellant for future missions. Initial […]

NavIC – IRNSS-1H

NavIC – IRNSS-1H

Launched on board PSLV-C39, IRNSS-1H will be a ’back-up’ navigation satellite for IRNSS-1A, one of the seven satellites in the constellation, as its three rubidium atomic clocks on board had stopped functioning .The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 will use the ‘XL’ version of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant.The over 1,400 […]

GSLV MARK III- INDIA

GSLV MARK III- INDIA

he Indian Space Research Organisation has crossed a significant milestone with the successful developmental flight of the country’s heaviest Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, the GSLV Mark-III This is the first time a satellite weighing over 3.1 tonnes has been launched from India to reach the geostationary orbit about 36,000 km from Earth. The Mk-III can […]

GSAT-9 – The South Asia Satellite

GSAT-9 – The South Asia Satellite

GSAT-9 or the South Asia Satellite, This week’s space mission, GSAT-9 or the South Asia Satellite, will carry a new feature that will eventually make advanced Indian spacecraft far lighter. It will even lower the cost of launches tangibly in the near future.The 2,195-kg GSAT-9, due to take off on a GSLV rocket on May […]

Space Station- Water amazing video

Space Station- Water amazing video

Water turns into jelly, that’s what. This four-year-old video from the International Space Station has suddenly gone viral on social media for some reason.Back in 2013, the ISS posted a video of the (now retired) Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performing an experiment with a wet towel.He squirts some water into a towel and then wrings […]

PSLV rocket- 104 Satellites- ISRO

PSLV rocket- 104 Satellites- ISRO

These include the country’s earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)  C37 rocket on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with a record 104 satellites, including the country’s earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. The PSLV-XL variant rocket, standing 44.4 metre tall and weighing 320 tonnes, tore into the morning skies at 9.28 […]

Team Indus-Lunar XPrize

Team Indus-Lunar XPrize

A rover designed by Bengaluru-based Team Indus, India’s entrant into the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, is in the final development stages before its flight to the moon next year  Team Indus, They started out as one of 30 teams, and now, as the December 2017 deadline for the competition draws nearer, they are set to […]

Total Indian Satellites launched by India till 26th Sep 2016

Total Indian Satellites launched by India till 26th Sep 2016

India has launched Total 84 Indian satellites (as of 26 SEP 2016) of many types since its first in 1975. Aryabhata Bhaskara-I Rohini Technology Payload Rohini RS-1 Rohini RS-D1 Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment\ Bhaskara -II INSAT-1A Rohini RS-D2 INSAT-1B Stretched Rohini Satellite Series(SROSS-1) IRS-1A Stretched Rohini Satellite Series(SROSS-2) INSAT-1C INSAT-1D IRS-1B INSAT-2DT Stretched Rohini Satellite […]

ISRO-PSLV C-35 LAUNCH

ISRO-PSLV C-35 LAUNCH

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched SCATSAT-1, a satellite for weather studies into the space. It also would launch seven other satellites into the orbit. About 17 minutes after it lifted off from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 9.10 am, PSLV C-35 ejected SCATSAT-1 satellite in […]

GSLV – INSAT 3DR launch

GSLV – INSAT 3DR launch

GSLV – INSAT 3 DR Launch As per the schedule, the GSLV-F05 rocket will lift off from the Second Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 4.10 p.m. on Thursday. The rocket, with the indigenously developed cryogenic upper stage as its fourth stage, would place the satellite, weighing 2,211-kg in the Geostationary Transfer […]