ISRO to Send 3 Indians to Space in 16 mins

ISRO to Send 3 Indians to Space in 16 mins

India’s first human spaceflight “Gaganyan” has been announced lately. While we all can’t make it to space, we can surely baffle at this marvelous attempt which is launching 3 Indians into Space in 16 minutes. Indians in Space in 16 minutes, sounds like a movie title right? But it’s a reality and let us take a look at it. What is it? Three Indians, chosen for the country’s first human spaceflight programme “will reach space within 16 minutes…

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New Images from ISRO’s Microsat and Nanosatellite Gets Released

New Images from ISRO’s Microsat and Nanosatellite Gets Released

ISRO’s Cartosat-2 series has released its first image earlier this week. Soon after this came a  release of new photographs taken by the Microsat and Nanosatellites that were launched on the orbit by the PSLV-C40 on January 12. The new images of Porbandar taken by the 100 kg satellite will usher in a new wave in our satellite imaging technology. Images from the Nanosatellite Tapan Misra, director of Space Application Centre said that the satellite has…

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Two Student-made Satellites Launched by ISRO

Two Student-made Satellites Launched by ISRO

Two Indian student-made satellites were launched by ISRO in the record-breaking 20-satellite launch on Wednesday. Sathyabamasat The Sathyabamasat, made by students of Sathyabama University in Chennai, weighs less than 1.5 kg. It is fairly advanced and functional for an amateur satellite, monitoring more greenhouse gases than other greenhouse gas monitoring satellites that were its co-passengers in the same launch vehicle. The Sathyabamasat can detect levels of water vapour, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, methane and hydrogen…

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