Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Satellite

ISRO successfully launches new earth observation satellite in 2022’s first launch

The PSLV-C52 mission injected the EOS-04 as well as two other satellites into orbit in the early hours of Monday.

Russia shooting down satellite hints at future of International Space Station. It’s grim

While a moratorium on further testing of DA-ASAT weapons may take time, there is no reason why countries cannot start exchanging data on debris in outer space.

What is the cryogenic upper stage that led to failure of ISRO’s earth observation satellite

EOS-03 skips orbit as indigenous engine fails to ignite. The cryogenic upper stage on GSLV rocket launcher carries liquid oxygen and hydrogen at very cold temperatures.

ISRO begins countdown for EOS-03 launch, India’s first state-of-art Earth observation satellite

EOS-03 is expected to provide real-time, high-resolution imaging of a larger surface area at much frequent intervals. It is expected to monitor natural disasters and 'episodic events'.

ISRO to launch 19 satellites, including one with Modi’s picture engraved on panel

One of the nano satellites to be launched has an engraved picture of PM Modi on the top panel of the satellite as well as Bhagavad Gita in a flash.

European satellites could help catch the next climate change disaster

With US climate research taking a backseat to human spaceflight, deep-space exploration, European scientists have focused on finding new ways to understand changing atmosphere.

ISRO’s PSLV rocket successfully puts communication satellite CMS-01 into orbit

The communication satellite has a life span of seven years and is envisaged for providing services in India including Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.

ISRO set to launch satellite CMS-01 tomorrow, improve telecom coverage for Indian islands

CMS-01 will be India’s 42nd communication satellite to be placed into orbit and will provide improved telecom services for Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.

ISRO to launch radar weather satellite Saturday, but no media, guests allowed due to Covid

The PSLV-C49 mission is carrying nine customer satellites from three other countries apart from the main payload.

Some deception, some posturing — the message from the Chinese military build-up in Ladakh

Satellite imagery experts say that Chinese presence in Ladakh has grown since May with the deployment of additional equipment and defensive structures.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.