When the IRNSS-1G becomes operational in about a month’s time, the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) would offer services like terrestrial and marine navigation, disaster management etc.
Once the regional navigation system is in place, India does not need to depend upon other platforms
The Nirma University has recently inked an MoU with Space Applications Centre (SAC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Ahmedabad for collaborative research leading to technology development and innovation in this space.
A couple of weeks ago, the Cartosat-2C — built at Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad — has been dispatched to ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) at Bengaluru after successful rounds of tests and evaluation.
In the past three years, at least 41 soldiers have lost their lives at the Siachen Glacier.
Navalgund spoke about three space science missions: Chandrayaan-1, Mars Orbiter Mission and Astrosat.
RLV-TD is a series of technology demonstration missions that have been considered as a first step towards realising a Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) fully reusable vehicle.
“A holistic balance, patience, perseverance, multitasking abilities, communication and analytical skills have enabled women employees to have a fair share of ISRO’s success.”
We need to build capacity and this capacity-building is going to happen with attempts by bringing in industry to use the launch vehicles (rockets of ISRO).
IRNSS-1F is the sixth in the series of seven satellites proposed under the IRNSS that will offer navigational services on par with the US-based Global Positioning System.
The satellite will be launched into orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
India’s maiden mission to the Red Planet, Mangalyaan, has opened the eyes of the world on ISRO’s capabilities at
undertaking low cost, high value inter-planetary mission.
About 40 per cent parts of this 310 kg satellite, ScatSat-1, which is expected to be launched in July 2016, are literally “leftovers” from previous satellite missions that have been built at the SAC.
The IRNSS-1E, which was launched on Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C31, from Sriharikota, is the fifth of the seven satellites that will make the constellation.
ISRO on Wednesday successfully launched the satellite onboard trusted workhorse PSLV-C31 from the spaceport of Sriharikota.