Source: Mint, India Express, The Hindu What is the news? Recently, ISRO’s attempt to put EOS-03 satellite using GSLV-F10 into the orbit failed. What went wrong? The upper stage, powered by a cryogenic engine fuelled by liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen at very low temperatures, failed to ignite. The rocket lost the power to carry… Continue reading Why ISRO’s launch of Earth-watching satellite failed?
The launch of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second moon mission, was aborted after a technical snag in the launch vehicle system- GSLV Mk-III rocket. GSLV Mk-III has been touted as the most powerful rocket built by ISRO. The GSLV Mk-III is a three-stage rocket developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It has been designed to… Continue reading Behind Chandrayaan-2’s GSLV Mk-III rocket that developed a glitch
GSAT-29 has a perfect launch News: The Indian Space Research Organisation recently successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29, which was put in its orbit by India’s heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III). Important Facts: The launch was a key test to the GSLV Mk III as it carried the GSAT-29 weighing 3,423… Continue reading GSAT-29 has a perfect launch