Category Archives: Space Technology

Astronomers watch the birth of a new planet

Astronomers in US have observed for first time a planet taking shape out of microscopic dust particles 450 light years from Earth the star is LkCa 15, a two million—year—old […]

India’s solar mission – Aditya

Aditya, India’s first dedicated scientific mission to study the sun is likely to get a go-ahead from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Its is a joint venture between ISRO and […]

GSLV D-6

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 27th August Successfully put in orbit GSAT-6 communication satellite staging yet another spectacular launch of three-stage heavy weight rocket GSLV D-6 with indigenous cryogenic […]

GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system

Satellite-based navigation system In News: The GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system, which will offer seamless navigation to the aviation industry, was recently launched by the Civil Aviation Minister. GAGAN […]

Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System

IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system being developed by India. It is designed to provide accurate position information service to users in India as well as the region […]

What is the difference between GSLV and PSLV?

Both PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) and GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) are the satellite-launch vehicles (rockets) developed by ISRO. PSLV is designed mainly to deliver the “earth-observation” or “remote-sensing” […]