||Who was the father of the Indian Space Programme?
||Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai
||The First Satellite India sent to space, was –
||Aryabhatta was launched on –
||April 19th, 1975
||The name of the scientist who designed India’s first space satellite ‘Aryabhatta’ and died recently is –
||Prof. U.R. Rao
||The first man who placed his foot on the moon is –
||Tim Peake is known as –
||‘DAVINCI+’ and ‘VERITAS’ – two new missions announced by NASA, are related to –
||NASA’s ‘Cassini spacecraft is on mission for which planet?
||What is the purpose of the ‘Evolved Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (eLISA)’ project?
||To detect gravitational waves
||Scientists in Britain have built a ‘Gravity Tractor’ –
A spacecraft with a mechanism that would prevent asteroids from hitting the Earth
||Recently, scientists observed the merger of giant ‘black holes’ billions of light-years away from the Earth. What is the significance of this observation?
Gravitational waves’ were detected
||Gravitational waves were seen for the first time in –
||The concept of expanding universe is based on –
||Black-hole is –
||A collapsed star
||The tail of a comet always points –
||Away from the Sun
||Highly dense stars are called –
||Electrically charged particles from space traveling at speeds of several hundred km/sec can severely harm living beings if they reach the surface of the Earth. What prevents them from reaching the surface of the Earth?
The Earth’s magnetic field diverts them towards its poles
||What is the geostatic position?
When the object moves around the Earth with a velocity commensurate with the velocity of the Earth such that it maintains a fixed position in relation to someplace on the Earth
||In which atmospheric layer, the communication satellites are located?
||A geostationary satellite has a period of –
||NASA-U.S. space agency has launched a telescope named Kepler to find –
||The Indian Satellite series which is being used for telecommunication systems is –
||Indian Satellite Series ‘INSAT’ is an example of –
||India’s first remote sensing satellite (I.R.S.-IA) was launched from –
||In the field of space technology, India demonstrated 1994, her capability to –
||Launch synchronous satellites
||INSAT-3C was launched from –
||Which Satellite was successfully launched by ISRO on December 22, 2005?
||INSAT – 4A
||How many satellites were launched successfully by PSLV-C37 in a single flight on 15 February 2017?
||Apple was launched from –
||Kourou (French Guyana)
||The first Indian Communication Satellite APPLE was launched on –
||June 19, 1981
||When INSAT I-D of India was launched?
||When was ‘INSAT-2A’ launched?
||July 10th, 1992
||The heaviest Indian Satellite, INSAT-4C, which failed to go into orbit recently weighed?
||India’s first dedicated navigation satellite IRNSS-1A was launched from –
||What is the Galileo Project which has been in the news recently?
A multi-satellite navigation project being developed by the European Union
||ISRO’s Master Control Facility is at Hasan, which is located in –