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India Plans To Launch Its Own Space Station

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The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on 13 June that India is planning to have its own space station and the details of the project will be worked out after the first manned mission, Gaganyaan, scheduled in 2022.


DRDO Successfully Tests HSTDV

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On 12th June, 2019, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out the maiden test of Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) and other technologies.


All-Weather Radar Imaging Satellite

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RISAT-2B satellite was launched on May 22 from Sriharikota and it marked the resumption of a vital ring of Indian all-seeing radar imaging satellites. Two were launched earlier in 2009 and 2012. At least a half-dozen could be launched in the near future. These would provide reconnaissance capability from about 500 km in space and a comprehensive vigil over the country.


INS Vishal

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Budgetary woes has put India’s supercarrier INS Vishal on hold.


INS Imphal

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The Indian Navy has launched Guided Missile Destroyer INS Imphal from Mazagon Dock Mumbai.


National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)

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The appointment committee of Cabinet has given nod for the appointment of 32 members to the NCLT.


Nirbhay Missile

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired the first subsonic missile ‘Nirbhay’ from Chandipur coast of Odisha.


PSLV C45

Why is it in News? The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the PSLV-C45 rocket on 1st April 2019 that carried one Indian (EMISAT) and 28 international satellites into space


Anti-Satellite Missile Test (ASAT) - Mission SHAKTI

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India became the 4th country in the world to have the Anti-satellite Missile System.


Mrinal

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Celebrated by the ISRO, February 21 marks the 50th anniversary of India’s first solid rocket propellant


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