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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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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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