Category: india

Unbeaten two hundred times in a row ‘Rohini 200’ (RH-200)

November 28, 2022

Rohini 200 sounding rocket’s 200th consecutive launch success. The launch was at 11.50 am from the launch center in Thumba. Former President Ram Nath Kovind visited VSSC to witness the launch. Rohini 200 took off once again from the shores of Tumba. 200th consecutive unbeaten launch. The Rohini 200, also known as the RH 200,…

Milestone in India’s Space Exploration history

November 19, 2022

India’s first privately-built rocket successfully test-firedThe launch was from Sriharikota on November 18, 2022 at 11.30 am.Hyderabad-based Skyroot Aerospace is the manufacturer of the VIKRAM-S rocket. While the rocket was named after Vikram Sarabha, the power source engine was named KALAM-80 as a tribute to India’s Missile Man Abdul Kalam. The single-stage sub-orbital vehicle VIKRAM-S…

Creatures that live at 400 degrees Celsius!

September 20, 2022

Volcanic snails. They are found in hot volcanic springs in the ocean. Their shells have three layers.The outer layer contains iron sulfides.The middle layer is like the shell of normal snails.The innermost layer is made up of aragonite. Its scientific name is Chrysomallon squamiferum.It is also called volcanic snails.Iron shells are formed in them to…

When Skylab fell

August 17, 2022

Skylab was launched in 1973. The first space station was Salyut 1, launched by the Soviet Union in 1971. But it was a failure. Later America comes with Skylab. Skylab was a huge success. But Skylab only had the setup for launch. There was no call back facility. Skylab’s main purpose was to observe the…

GSAT-24: GSAT 24 launches on June 23rd

June 23, 2022

India’s communications satellite GSAT-24 will be launched tomorrow. The communications satellite is being launched by the European Space Agency’s Arianespace. ArianeSpace has announced that it will launch an Ariane 5 rocket tomorrow from the space center in Curaao, French Guiana. GSAT-24 will be the 25th Indian satellite to be launched into aerospace orbit. The satellite…

Inverted waterfalls in India (Reverse Waterfalls)

April 18, 2022

With each monsoon, the Indian subcontinent becomes a land of natural wonders. Jumping waterfalls and lush greenery fill the mind and eyes with everlasting signs of earthly scent and beauty and wonder. But the Reverse Waterfalls are a spectacular monsoon phenomenon in the Western Ghats of the country. The flow of water against gravity seems…

Samudrayan – India’s new maritime research project

March 29, 2022

Samudrayaan submarine test successfully completed. GA Ramdas, director of the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and two senior scientists spent an hour and a half in a test vehicle at a depth of seven meters in the water. ISRO is building a special spacecraft, the Matsya 6000, for the mission. Materials and Mechanical Entity…

6.5 hours outside the space station, Raja Chari on a new mission

March 17, 2022

Raja Chari, an Indian-born astronaut who arrived at the space station last year, has completed his first spacewalk. Raja Chari spent 6.5 hours outside the space station as part of a special mission. The mission was to upgrade the International Space Station, which has been extended to 2030. Raja was accompanied by flight engineer Kayla…

SSLV

March 15, 2022

The first launch of ISRO’s new launch vehicle SSLV (SSLV) is coming soon. The test of the first solid fuel stage of the new rocket has been successfully completed. The first solid booster stage test was held at 12.05 am on Monday at Sriharikota. Other parts of the rocket had already been tested. The crucial…