12-11-2013, 11:47 AM
*ORIGIN OF ISRO
Dr Vikram Sarabhai the father of Indian Space Programme.
Started early 1960s .
*OBJECTIVE ~ to develop space technology and its application to various national tasks..
*Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is called PSLV.
*Typical Parameters of PSLV
Lift-off weight 295 tonne
*Pay Load 1600 kg in to 620 km Polar Orbit, 1060 kg in to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)
*Height 44 m
*Chairman K. Radhakrishnan .
*GOAL ~ six months investigation in planet’s landscape and atmosphere. At its closest point it will be 365 km from the planet’s surface.
*The Mars Orbiter Mission costs Rs 450 crore.
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