This also led to the ISRO recalling GSAT-11 for conducting thorough checks. “After a thorough check and additional tests, it was found fit for launch,” an official said.
According to ISRO, the request for qualification (RFQ) will be issued from Wednesday for a price of Rs 25,000 and a security deposit of Rs 400,000 has to be paid along with the application.
SAC director did not disclose the cost of the imported clocks and possible savings for ISRO once the indigenous atomic clocks take place of the imported ones. The atomic clocks were in news recently after few of them on ISRO’s IRNSS failed.
Ahmedabad District Collector Vikrant Pandey, who was also on the spot, said the blaze had engulfed the research centre building, that stood isolated.
The development came at the 23rd meeting of the Inter-State Council (Western Zone) held here in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Space agency ISRO has announced the success of its final orbit raising operations on the IRNSS-1I, part of India’s NavIC satellite constellation.
Those who have secured minimum 50 per cent marks each in both objective and descriptive type questions in the written test will be shortlisted for the skill test. The candidates whose name is not there on the list have not been shortlisted.
PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre. It was a normal lift-off, ISRO officials said.
ISRO recruitment 2018: will select candidates on the basis of a written test. Those will get selected will then have to appear for a skill test and carry all relevant original documents in proof of details furnished in their applications submitted online.
ISRO is set to extend its NavIC constellation of satellites by launching the IRNSS-1I from Sriharikota during the early hours of Thursday.
Recent re-entries of a Chinese space station and an ISRO vehicle throw the spotlight once again on the debris in space.
ISRO had earlier not reported on the status of the second orbit raising manoeuvre on the GSAT-6A, which was to be carried out Saturday after the launch and first orbit raising manoeuvre on Thursday and Friday.
ISRO, in a press release, said the communication link snapped when the satellite was on course to “normal operating configuration for the third and final firing” by the LAM (liquid apogee motor) engine.
The launch was the 12th satellite launched on board the GSLV rocket and the fifth consecutive success for a GSLV equipped with an indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine.
GSAT-6A will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. These are useful in satellite-based mobile communication applications.