Chandrayaan-3 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch India’s third lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-3’ in the third quarter of 2022. Chandrayaan-3 is a lander-and rover-specific mission, which will demonstrate India’s capability of soft landing on a celestial body, with the rover then communicating with Earth via the existing orbiter from Chandrayaan-2 and taking images […]

EOS-03 Satellite

EOS-03: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch the geo-imaging satellite for earth observation EOS-03 in the third quarter of 2021. EOS-03 It is an earth observation satellite. Last year, ISRO launched EOS-01 which is nothing but another Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that will work together with RISAT-2B and RISAT-2BR1. It would […]

Merchandise Programme

Merchandise Programme: In a bid to create awareness and kindling interest of students, children and the public in the domain of space and technology, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come up with the customised-themed merchandise programme in partnership with multiple companies on board. So far, eight companies have registered with ISRO on a […]

GRB 200826A : Gamma-Ray Burst

GRB 200826A: Gamma-Ray Burst: A group of astronomers have detected a very short, powerful burst of high-energy radiation also known as Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs) that lasted for about a second. It was named GRB 200826A after the date it occurred, which is 26th August 2020. It was detected by National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) […]

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare highlighted various measures to address the challenges posed by Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the country. Antimicrobial resistance is the resistance acquired by any microorganism (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasite, etc.) against antimicrobial drugs (such as antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, antimalarials, and anthelmintics) that are used to treat […]

Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) And New Generation Akash Missile

Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) And New Generation Akash Missile: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The missile is incorporated with state-of-the-art Miniaturized Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics. The man-portable missile is launched using a tripod is designed […]