Uttarayan is alsko known as Makar Sankrant and in India it is celebrated with various names. It is the period of harvest. It is basically the movement of Sun from South to North. Let us study about the meaning of Uttarayan and Dakshinayan, its importance, history and difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan through this article.
Do you know the features of the GSAT-11 satellite, why it is different from the rest of the satellites of India, why it was launched from Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace, French Guiana and not from India? Let's study through this article.
Space station has been built so that scientists, astronauts can work in space for a long time. Do you know how space station work and at present how many space stations are present in the space? Let us find out through this article.
There are several theories regarding Dark Matter. It is completely invisible to light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation and impossible to detect. Let us study through this article about dark energy and dark matter. Is it really exist?
One of the world's most trusted launch vehicles is Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). It has been providing its services for more than 20 years. Let us study some amazing facts about PSLV C-40 through this article.
ISRO is using its Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) or NaVIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation) in Indian Railways with the help of joint collaboration between ISRO and Indian Railways to make railways safe or to curb accidents. This article deals with the satellite system used by ISRO for Indian Railway safety, what is IRNSS system, how IRNSS or NaVIC system work, GPS is better or IRNSS is also discussed in the article.
GSAT-17 is a communication satellite by Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. It will provide replacement capacity supporting the existing television, telecommunication, Digital Satellite news Gathering (DSNG) and VSAT services in the country. This article deals with the ISRO’s GSAT-17 satellite, its features and objective.
The interceptor missile is an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) which is a surface-to-air missile designed to counter ballistic missiles like intermediate range and intercontinental ballistic missiles launched from any country. It is used to deliver nuclear, chemical, biological or conventional warheads in a ballistic flight trajectory. How interceptor missile works and how it is useful is discussed in this article.
The Sun is the star at the centre of the solar system. It is mainly composed of hydrogen and helium. There are various solar missions launched by observatories to study high resolution and close-up view of Sun and its inner heliosphere (the innermost region of our Solar System) to predict and to better understand the intractable or restive behaviour of the star on which our lives depend.
Launch vehicles are used to transport and put satellites or spacecrafts into spaces. The first experimental Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-3) was developed in 1980. India has made tremendous strides in launch vehicle technology to achieve self-reliance by the operationalisation of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV).
The Indian Space programme began in 1962. In 1969, The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was set up with headquartered in Bangaluru (Bangalore) for the purpose of rapid development in space technology. India launched its first satellite “Aryabhatta” under the leadership of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, and his close aide and scientist Vikram Sarabhai.
The Climate Variability and Change program seeks to deliver new knowledge and applications for decision-making in climate-sensitive industries and to understand and project climate variability and change and its impacts to improve adaptive responses and to inform policy and decision making.
All eight planets can be seen with a small telescope; or binoculars. And large observatories continue to provide much useful information. But the possibility of getting up close with interplanetary spacecraft has revolutionized planetary science.