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What is the full form of ISRO?
The word ISRO is an acronym, so the full form of ISRO is “Indian Space Research Organization”. It is an Indian space agency which is headquartered in Bangalore. The main focus of the agency is space exploration and contributing to national growth.
The Indian Space Research Organization was formed in the year 1969, after superseding the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) which was set by Dr. Vikram Sarabhai in the year 1962. In the formation of IRSO Vikram Sarabhai played the key role, he was the main visionary person behind the formation and success of the Indian Space Research Organization.
Indian Space Research Organization is now one of the largest space agencies in the world. Indian Space Research Organization has one of the largest INSAT that is a communication satellite fleet in the world.
ISRO Launch Vehicles
The following are the launch vehicles that are used by the Indian Space Research Organization.
SLV = Satellite Launch Vehicle
PSLV = Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
GSLV = Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
Top ISRO Missions
The list of the top Indian Space Research Organization mission is given below:
- Chandrayaan-1, 2008
- Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)
- Chandrayaan-2, 2019
- IRNSS = Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (also known as NavIC)
ISRO Operation Centers
The list of the Indian Space Research Organization mission operation centers is given below:
|1.||Ahmedabad Space Applications Centre||Manufacturing of Sensors and payloads.|
|2.||Bangalore’s U R Rao Satellite Center||Satellites are produced, installed, designed, and tested.|
|3.||Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Thiruvananthapuram||Launch vehicles are built.|
|4.||Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota Island||Launches are performed.|
|5.||Hasana and Bhopal Master Control Facilities||geostationary satellite stations are located.|
|6.||Hyderabad National Remote Sensing Centre||collecting and storing remote sensing data.|
Ans.) The ISRO is an Indian space agency. The full form of ISRO is the Indian Space Research Organization. Which functions under the union government of India under the Department of Space (DOS) which is overseen by the Prime Minister of India.
Ans.) ISRO was established in the year 1969 after superseding the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR).
Ans.) Dr. K. Sivan is the current chairman of ISRO.
Ans.) The Solar Calculator app is developed by the ISRO. The app gives the detail of solar energy potential (in kWh/m2) at any given location.
Ans.) NASA is an old space agency that has a track record of many big missions in its portfolio and the yearly budget of NASA is the highest as compared to any other space agency in the world. So, comparing NASA to ISRO is not right both are good but in terms of growth, the IRSO growth in recent years is better than any other space agency.
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