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ISRO Launched Monster Rocket

Indian Defence News: India’s space agency has successfully launched its heaviest rocket on Monday, the 640-tonne rocket blasted off from a launching site of the Bay of Bengal in Sriharikota. The rocket will reduce the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) reliance on European vehicles to launch heavy satellites. This Rocket has been compared to the weight of 200 elephants or...


Once banned, Indian GSLV Rocket will now launch the $1.5bn ISRO-NASA Satellite

In 1992, the US prevented Russia from sharing cryogenic engine technology with Isro to check India from making missiles.Two decades later, Nasa has joined hands with Isro to co-develop the world’s most expensive earth imaging satellite costing over $1.5 billion. The irony is GSLV, which is likely to place this Nasa-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) satellite into orbit in 2021,...