As per science field report, the new upcoming Remote Sensing Satellite, Risat-1 that will be launched this month will now under full control and monitor by the new ISRO at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, a senior official of spice agency said.
Source says, this new modern spy satellite has larger area to accommodate as many as space scientists and other VIPs.
This high imaging capability satellite is likely to be used for defence purposes, delivering high resolution and microwave imaging, that also help in disaster prediction and agriculture forestry. Read the rest of this entry…
As per latest amazing news of science field, the ISRO community is planning for an Indian scientific mission to Venus and if all will be ahead as per plans then its launching date may be set to May 20, 2015.
Overall planning has announced by M S Anurup of Isro at the 17th National Space Science Symposium. The main targeted point for Indian mission to Venus is to study its atmospheric content and to examine the origin and evolution of terrestrial planets.
As per report, the thought is come out from the success of the Chandrayaan-1 mission that defined that India has the capability to launch a mission to Venus.
In this study, ISRO community set a spacecraft that will be used to make Venus mission possible would have bound with five scientific instruments. But the type of rocket, spacecraft’s jet engine, has yet not chosen.
The community has three options- the advanced version of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-XL), the Geo Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and the newer version of the GSLV designated as GSLV Mark3. The rocket could be one of them. Read the rest of this entry…