Low Earth Orbit Current Affairs - 2019

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Fact Sheet: India to have its own Space Station

K. Sivan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently announced that the country is planning to launch its own space station and modalities for it will be worked out after Gaganyaan Mission (India’s maiden manned mission to space). Key Highlights Mastering Technology: Although ISRO made announcement of space station recently but it has been Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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SpaceX launches Cargo Mission for NASA to ISS

SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft on a cargo mission for NASA to International Space Station (ISS). About Mission This is SpaceX’s fifth launch of year. The launch was rescheduled earlier due to some electrical problem on ISS. It was launched on a ‘Falcon 9’ rocket, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is being used Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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EMISAT adds to India’s Defence Capability

After the successful test of A-SAT through Mission Shakti, India’s defence capability has got a further boost with the successful launch of the ElectroMagnetic Intelligence Satellite (EMISAT). About EMISAT EMISAT was jointly developed by ISRO and DRDO, two frontline research agencies of the country. EMISAT will allow India to intercept the radars by detecting the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityUPSC

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