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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite, is progressing to become a reality soon. NISAR will be a two frequency RADAR, with an L-band 24 centimetre RADAR and another S-band 13 centimetre one. S-band ...

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ISRO Future Missions: More Joint Ventures with NASA, JAXA on the Cards

Ever since its workhorse PSLV was rolled out, Indian Space Research Organisation has never looked back and its future cryogenic engine launch vehicles make it stronger with a quantum jump in its space launches. With its unprecedented success of the Mangalyaan or Mars Orbit Mission (MoM), ISRO has hit the nerve of space researchers to vie for more and robust ...

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ISRO to Launch Joint Satellite NISAR with NASA

ISRO has announced that NISAR, a joint earth observation satellite with NASA, will be launched in six years. ISRO chiarman AS Kiran Kumar told media after the successful launch of GSAT-6 onboard GSLV-D6 that the next commercail satellite with the US will be carried by the GSLV Mark II in 2021. “Currently we are working on it,” he said. NISAR ...

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