Aditya-L1 mission

Why in news:  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that the Aditya-L1 mission, the first space-based Indian observatory to study the Sun, will be launched soon. About Aditya-L1 mission The Aditya-L1 mission will see the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carry the 1,475-kg spacecraft to an elliptical orbit around the Earth. The …

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Tejas Mk-2 Development

Syllabus:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Context Amid Indigenous Tejas Mk-2 Development, SAAB Offers Single-Engine Gripen E For IAF’s 114 Advanced Fighter Jet Contract 114 Advanced Fighter Jet Contract Swedish aerospace company Saab has announced its intent to submit a proposal …

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Science behind it Source emits sound waves, and listens for their reflections by objects in their surroundings. Based on what the reflected waves, or echoes, sound like, the animal or device understands its environment. Animals that use echolocation emit high-frequency sound pulses beyond the range of human hearing. Bats – …

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Cleantech, for an inclusive green future in India

Syllabus:  Green economy India’s experience has shown that climate action is only effective and embraced at scale if it aligns with the development aspirations of millions and contributes to economic growth. The green economy paradigm provides an optimistic pathway to align development and environmental outcomes. Example: building a solar park …

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Chandrayaan 3 and other missions to moon

Other lunar missions this year Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) and Lunar Trailblazer from the U.S.. China’s lunar communication and navigation satellite constellation Japan’s Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) Other lunar missions next year Beresheet 2 from Israel S.’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) China’s Lunar Exploration Programme …

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