Reaching the new vistas

In its very first operational flight, India’s most powerful rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) – MkIII-M1 launched the Chandrayaan -2 into an earth orbit. The 3840 kg lunar satellite is successfully injected into orbit on July 22, 2019.

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The launch of Stratolaunch

How about taking a flight to place satellites into orbit and coming back?
Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, California based new-gen space company is all set to do that. On 13 April 2019, the company proved it with the successful first fight of a mammoth aircraft, The Stratolaunch. This aircraft is the world’s biggest all-composite aircraft.

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Happy Birthday! Rakesh Sharma

128th but the first Indian in space

Rakesh Sharma, the man who spread inspiration and patriotism in the minds of million Indians, born today in 1949, in Patiala, Punjab, India. At the age of 18, he became a cadet in Indian Air Force in 1966 and then admitted in National Defence Academy, in the same year. In…

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Chinas probe

The Dark Side Endeavor

China’s probe sheds light on the dark side of the Moon The Chang’e – 4, China’s lunar probe, made the successful “soft-landing” yesterday, on the dark-side (far-side) of the Moon, the China National Space Administration said. They celebrated this event as the historic first and as a major achievement for…

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