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- The communication satellite GSAT -18 was launched in
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.2016
India’s Communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully launched from the European spacepad of Kourou in French Guiana on October 6 2016
- Space lab Tiangong-2 is related to which country ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.China
China’s experimental space lab Tiangong-2 orbiting the Earth with two astronauts on board has successfully launched a micro-satellite, roughly the size of a desktop printer on October 26, 2016.
- Which of the following is the India’s weather satellite ?
1.SRE – 1
2.INSAT – 4CR
3.INSAT – 3DR
4.INSAT – 4B
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.INSAT – 3DR
The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F05(GSLV-F05) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, carrying with it the INSAT-3DR weather satellite on September 8, 2016
- World’s 1st Hack-Proof Communications Satellite launched by
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.China
China on August 16, 2016 successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite which boasts of establishing “hack-proof” communications between space and the ground as it is equipped with security features to prevent wiretapping and intercepts.The satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwestern Gobi Desert
- Falcon 9 rocket was launched by
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.SpaceX
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its unmanned Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early on Friday after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.
- The first manned AVATAR flight is proposed for
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.2025
AVATAR from “Aerobic Vehicle for Transatmospheric Hypersonic Aerospace TrAnspoRtation” is a concept for a manned single-stage reusable spaceplane capable of horizontal takeoff and landing.The first scaled-down tests are planned for 2016, and the first manned AVATAR flight is proposed for 2025.
- ……………. is a joint project of NASA and ISRO
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.NISAR
Nasa-Isro Synthetic Aperture Radar (Nisar) is a joint project between NASA and ISRO to co-develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite to be used for remote sensing.
- Aditya-1 is a mission to the ……………..
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Sun
ISRO plans to carry out a mission to the Sun by the year 2019-20.The probe is named as Aditya-1 and will weigh about 400 kg. It is the First Indian based Solar Coronagraph to study solar Corona in visible and near IR bands.
- ISRO starts landing tests for which mission ?
4.Mars Orbiter Mission
5.None of theseAnswer –2. Chandrayaan-2
The Indian Space Research Organsiation started a series of ground and aerial tests linked to the critical Moon landing of Chandrayaan-2, at its new site at Challakere in Chitradurga district, 400 km from Bengaluru.
- Which satellite is launched by China for mobile telecommunication ?
1.Banxing – 2
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Tiantong-01
China has successfully launched the first satellite dubbed as The Tiantong-01 for mobile telecommunication. It was launched on-board of the Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre.