Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Current Affairs - 2019

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MoU: signed between IAF and ISRO

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for astronaut selection and training for ambitious Gaganyaan Programme, scheduled for 2022. Key Highlight IAF has signed MoU with ISRO for crew selection and training for prestigious Gaganyaan Programme. The MoU was handed over by R G Read More…

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MoU: signed between IIT Guwahati and ISRO

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to set up an IITG-ISRO Space Technology Cell (STC) About IITG-ISRO STC About: The Space Technology Cell (STC) would be a first of its kind in the North-East region that would augment research and Read More…

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NewSpace India Limited: ISRO’s new Commercial Arm

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) new commercial arm called NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) was officially inaugurated in Bengaluru. About NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) Background: on 6 March 2019, the Department of Space (DoS) registered its second commercial entity called NSIL in ISRO. The first commercial venture of DoS was Antrix Corporation Limited, which was Read More…

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ISRO announces Seven Mega Missions

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), recently announced its planned seven mega missions, including Chandrayaan-2 (India’s second lunar exploration mission) which will be conducted over a period of next 10 years. The ISRO has also prepared a roadmap for next 30 years. Key Highlights Out of seven missions Chandrayaan-2, will be flight ready by May Read More…

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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-17 Satellite

ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-17 communication Satellite onboard the Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center at French Guiana on June 28. GSAT-17 will be the ISRO’s third satellite that is launched within a span of three months. Salient Highlights The 3,477-kg GSAT 17 communication satellite will be placed in the geostationary orbit and will Read More…

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ISRO to share technology for manufacturing of Lithium-ion batteries for production of electric vehicles

The government has directed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to share battery technology for mass production of Lithium-Ion batteries for electric vehicles. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre under ISRO has developed indigenous technology to manufacture high-power batteries for use in two- and three-wheelers and their feasibility tests conducted by the Automotive Research Association of Read More…

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SHAR director MYS Prasad selected for Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award 2014-15

M.Y.S. Prasad, director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota Range (SHAR), has been selected for the prestigious Vikram Sarabhai memorial award 2014-15. He will be presented award by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA). He was selected for this award for his outstanding contribution to R&D in the field of space science in his long Read More…

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