Small Satellite Launch Vehicles Current Affairs - 2020

ISRO to launch 14 small satellites

In next 2 months, ISRO will launch 14 small foreign satellites in its next three PSLVs (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles). The projects are to be implemented by November and December. Highlights The payloads are to be launched in three PSLV flights namely PSLV-C47, PSLV-C48, PSLV-C49. The Indian payload Cartosat-3 will be the primary payload of Read More…

ISRO setting up third launch pad at Sriharikota for Gaganyaan mission

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is setting up third launch pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh to undertake Gaganyaan manned space flight programme. ISRO currently has two launch pads which are already full. Third launch pad is being set up for the human space flight. It will be ready in time for the mission. In addition, Read More…

ISRO developing compact launcher for smaller satellites

The Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) is developing small satellite launch vehicles to launch low-cost small satellites. Preliminary work to design and develop such ambitious small launch vehicle already has started at ISRO’s rocket development node, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).  The small launch vehicle will be able to put satellites of up to Read More…