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ISRO New Workhorse GSLV-Mk III to Carry Heaviest 3136-kg GSAT-19 Satellite

S200 Strap-ons Integrated with Core L110 Liquid Stage (Photo: ISRO)

ISRO New Workhorse GSLV-Mk III-D1 to Carry Heaviest 3136-kg GSAT-19 Satellite Indian Space research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its new workhorse GSLV-Mk III-D1 rocket on June 5, making it the heaviest rocket ever made by ISRO and capable of carrying huge payloads. GSAT-19 carries Ka/Ku-band high throughput communication transponders, a Geostationary Radiation Spectrometer (GRASP) to monitor charged particles and the ...

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South India Tip in Beauutiful Blue Waters as Snapped by ISS Astronaut

ISS astronaut Scott Kelly, knonw for year-long stay aboard the International Space Station has taken several snapshots of cities and continents of the Earth and he rarely missed anything worthy when it comes to India. His snaps of Indian cities has wooed Indians to his Twitter account. Now he has posted few images of south India, especially the Sethu bridge ...

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Moon Atmosphere Volatile to Solar Winds, Not Immune as Previously Thought, Says Swedish Scientist

The moon’s space environment is much more volatile and active than previously thought since the solar wind is seen to be affecting the crustal magnetic fields of the moon, said researcher Charles Lue at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics and Umea University in Sweden. The solar wind is a continuous flow of plasma from the Sun which affects the ...

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