Essay-Achievements of India in Space SSC CGL Tier 3 I SSC CHSL Tier 2
Indian Space Research Organisation, also known as ISRO, has now risen among the highest and brightest echelons of the space agencies of the world. It has come a long way since its Inception in 1962 when it was known as The Indian National Committee for Space Research or INCOSPAR.
From being an organization that used a Russian spacecraft in 1975 to launch its first satellite, it has now become fully independent and capable of launching not only indigenous satellites but also open a commercial arm ‘Antrix’ to provide a platform to other countries for launching their satellites. It made a world record in 2017 by launching 104 satellites in one go, most of which were from other countries.
With its mission Chandrayaan, it successfully discovered lunar water and its mission Mangalyaan was the cheapest Mars orbiter mission. Both were made a success in their first attempt and were manufactured indigenously. Now, with Mission Gaganyaan, it is planning a manned space mission, for which it even created a half humanoid, Vyommitra.
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