The fourth stage of PSLV C44 with co-passenger Kalamsat, a students’ payload, would now be moved to a higher circular orbit, around 450 kms from earth, so as to establish an orbital platform for carrying out experiments. read more
The CBI on Thursday searched four locations, including the offices of Videocon and NuPower, a company operated by ICICI Bank’s former CEO Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar, in Mumbai. Kochhar and her husband have been named accused by the CBI in connection with the Rs 3,250 crore loan given to the Videocon Group given in 2012. Videocon managing director VN Dhoot has also been named as accused in the FIR.
The launch at 11:37 pm is said to be unique as PSLV-C44 fourth stage will be re-used automatically to launch Kalamsat payload and Microsat-R satellite into space from the First Launch Pad (FLP). PSLV is a four-stage launch vehicle with alternating solid... read more
The 31 satellites will be launched in two different orbits by India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C43) in its 45th flight. The Indian satellite, Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HySIS), will help in monitoring pollution from industries, according... read more
The successful launch of the ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT 29 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday marked the completion of the development stage of India’s heaviest launch vehicle, the GSLV Mark III, called ‘Bahubali’ because it has double the carrying capacity of GSLV Mark II. It will now be part of ISRO’s fleet of operational vehicles, which includes the highly successful PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle). The organisation took to Twitter to confirm the successful launch of the communication satellite.read more
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched two British satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Sunday. The satellites were carried by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C42 (PSLV-C42). Indigenous PSLV is on its 44th mission and lighter version has been used this time. NovaSAR with day and night vision is best for detecting shipping and disaster management, while S1-4 is for urban management and monitoring environment. This mission is fully commercial and is been hired by an overseas company.read more
NovaSAR is intended to be used for forest mapping, land use and ice cover monitoring, flood and disaster monitoring. The S1-4 will be used for surveying resources, environment monitoring, urban management and disaster monitoring. read more