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ISRO New Workhorse GSLV-Mk III to Carry Heaviest 3136-kg GSAT-19 Satellite

S200 Strap-ons Integrated with Core L110 Liquid Stage (Photo: ISRO)

ISRO New Workhorse GSLV-Mk III-D1 to Carry Heaviest 3136-kg GSAT-19 Satellite Indian Space research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its new workhorse GSLV-Mk III-D1 rocket on June 5, making it the heaviest rocket ever made by ISRO and capable of carrying huge payloads. GSAT-19 carries Ka/Ku-band high throughput communication transponders, a Geostationary Radiation Spectrometer (GRASP) to monitor charged particles and the ...

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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite, is progressing to become a reality soon. NISAR will be a two frequency RADAR, with an L-band 24 centimetre RADAR and another S-band 13 centimetre one. S-band ...

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ISRO Achieves Trajectory Change of Mars Mission Mangalyaan, Shortens Eclipse Period

ISRO said its satellite orbiting Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan will not be affected this year due to long-duration eclipse as it has managed to manoeuvre change its orbit course to reduce non-availability of sun rays and extend the lifespan of the mission. ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Thursday told media, "The duration of the eclipse was so long that ...

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ISRO Adds Human Angle to Space Missions, Taking Cue From ‘MARTIAN’ Film

Beyond man launch in next mission, Indian Space Research Organisations (ISRO) is also contemplating the mechanism to rescue its astronauts in case of mid-space abortion of a mission. In case of an emergency, the astronauts can eject themselves to safety from their rockets but capturing them on to another safe rocket is the challenge that ISRO is determined to explore ...

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PSLV-C36 Lifts Off RESOURCESAT-2A Remote Sensing Satellite

In its 38th flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite on Wednesday morning (December 07, 2016) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. After PSLV-C36 lift-off at 10:25 am IST from the First Launch Pad with the ignition of the first stage, the subsequent important flight events, namely, strap-on ignitions and separations, ...

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With Cryogenic Engine, ISRO Joins Top 5 in International Space Commerce Market (Photos)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved another marvel to its list of accomplishments in space journey with its own indigenous cryogenic engine, joining the US, Russia, France, Japan and China. ISRO has launched successfully its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F05 rocket from Sriharikota on September 8 using the indigenous cryogenic engine and lofted off the heavy weather satellite INSAT-3DR ...

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