Geo Imaging Satellite to be Launched in August - ISRO

The ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) is back into its launch activity fully at Sriharikota.
Sheena

Updated: Jul 16, 2021 04:06:00 pm

16 July 2021 Current Affairs:The ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) is back into its launch activity fully at Sriharikota with the planned orbiting of geo imaging satellite GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10 rocket on August 12. GISAT-1 to be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit by GSLV-F10 and, it will be placed in the final geostationary orbit that is about 36,000 km above earth’s equator) using its onboard propulsion system.

About the satellite:
♦ The 2,268-kg GISAT-1 was initially slated to be launched from Sriharikota in Nellore district (100kms north of Chennai) of Andhra Pradesh on March 5 last year, postponed a day before the blast-off due to technical reasons.
According to ISRO, GISAT-1 will facilitate near real-time observation of the Indian sub-continent, under cloud-free conditions, at frequent intervals. The earth observation satellite provides the country with real-time images of its borders and enable quick monitoring of natural disasters.
 
Free Current Affairs to Your Email

Latest Current Affairs 2021

Indian Affairs

Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan - CSS

Jul 26,2021 09:57:32 pm
Panchayats will be gradually strengthened through incentivisation based on nationally important criteria, encouraging a competitive spirit among them.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

HC Upholds CCI probe against Flipkart and Amazon

Jul 26,2021 09:54:37 pm
A person must be qualified to be a judge of a High Court, or have special knowledge of, and professional experience in, international trade, economics, commerce, law, and finance for at least fifteen years.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs

Jul 26,2021 09:51:47 pm
The CBIC has w.e.f. On July 23, 2021, the requirement for regular renewal of licenses/registrations to customs brokers and authorized carriers is eliminated.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

INS AIRAVAT - Supplies for Indonesia

Jul 26,2021 09:50:33 pm
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat arrived at the port of Jakarta, Indonesia with necessary COVID-19 relief supplies
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

Ashadha Purnima-Dhamma Chakra Day

Jul 26,2021 09:49:11 pm
On Ashadha Purnima-Dhamma Chakra Day, the Prime Minister delivered a speech to the nation.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Science & Technology

Disease Eradication Programmes under Union Health Ministry

Jul 26,2021 09:47:11 pm
The vector is affected by factors such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall, so it is impossible to completely eradicate VBD from the world.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

United Nations Global Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation Survey

Jul 26,2021 09:43:09 pm
India received a perfect score on the Transparency index and a 66 percent on the Women in Trade component.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Awards and Honours

Alexander Dalrymple Award - Chief Hydrographer

Jul 26,2021 09:41:47 pm
The chief hydrographic surveyor heads the Indian Naval Hydrographic survey, which is an agency of the Indian government responsible for hydrographic surveys and charting of India.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Indian Affairs

National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm

Jul 26,2021 09:39:36 pm
Palm oil imports from Indonesia and Malaysia meet a significant portion of India's edible oil requirements.
Fresherslive . 12 hours ago
Science & Technology

IIT-K Launches Technology Innovation Hub

Jul 26,2021 12:18:53 pm
As many as 13 start-ups & 25 research and development principal investigators were selected after a rigorous application process.
Fresherslive . 22 hours ago

Daily Current Affairs 2021


Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily Current Affairs
Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs 2021 July

July 26
News Quiz
July 24
News Quiz
July 23
News Quiz
July 22
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 June

June 30
News Quiz
June 29
News Quiz
June 26
News Quiz
June 24
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 May

May 31
News Quiz
May 29
News Quiz
May 28
News Quiz
May 25
News Quiz