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Which of these is not a launch vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?

ASLV
PSLV
GSLV
HSLV


The ASLV/PSLV/GSLV are all launch vehicles of India. The ASLV is called the Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle which is capable of placing payloads in Lov/Near Space Orbits, whereas PSLV is called the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The GSLV is the most important vehicle of ISRO, this booster is capable of placing two-ton communication satellites in Geo Transfer Orbits.

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Who was the Chairman of ISRO (2003)?

Prof Yash Pal
prof Satish Dhawan
Dr. K Kasturirangan
Prof U R Rao


Dr. K Kasturirangan has had the best stint amongst all chairmen of ISRO. He was instrumental in successfully achieving the PSLV and the GSLV programs key objectives.

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The Indian space Programme began in

1969
1962
1965
1958


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which satellite was launched in 2009 and acquired from Israel?

RISAT-2
RISAT-1
IRNSS-1A
MetSat-1


India operates RISAT-2 which was launched in 2009 and acquired from Israel at a cost $110 million.

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On 5 January 2014, GSLV D5 successfully launched

RISAT-2
GSLV-F06
GSAT-5P
GSAT-14


This also marked first successful flight using indigenous cryogenic engine, making India sixth country in the world to have this technology.

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ISRO''s first dedicated meteorological satellite

Kalpana-1
Bhaskara
Chandrayaan-2
SARAL


Kalpana-1, ISRO''s first dedicated meteorological satellite, was launched by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on 12 September 2002.The satellite was originally known as MetSat-1.In February 2003 it was renamed to Kalpana-1 by the Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in memory of Kalpana Chawla – a NASA astronaut of Indian origin who perished in Space Shuttle Columbia.

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The Indian manned spacecraft temporarily named as

Orbital Vehicle
Space Vehicle
Satellite Vehicle
ISRO Vehicle


Orbital Vehicle intends to be the basis of indigenous Indian human spaceflight programme.

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India's space era dawned when the first two-stage sounding rocket was launched from

Thumba
Sriharikota
Bangalore
Bhopal


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Which was a 4-stage solid-fuel light launcher?

SLV
ASLV
PSLV
GSLV


The Satellite Launch Vehicle, usually known by its abbreviation SLV or SLV-3 was a 4-stage solid-fuel light launcher. It was intended to reach a height of 500 km and carry a payload of 40 kg. Its first launch took place in 1979 with 2 more in each subsequent year, and the final launch in 1983. Only two of its four test flights were successful.

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Rohini IV is also called

ASLV-2
ASLV-3
SLV-3
SLV-4


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