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23 May 2019 Current Events BrahMos successfully tested by the IAF

As per reports from Press Information Bureau, yesterday, IAF was successful in firing the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. The launch from the aircraft was smooth and the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target. The integration of the weapon on the aircraft was a very complex process involving mechanical, electrical and software modifications on aircraft. The software development of the aircraft was undertaken by the IAF engineers. HAL carried out mechanical and electrical modifications on the aircraft. DRDO, BAPL and HAL also put in dedicated efforts to undertake such complex integration. Meanwhile, Indian Navy managed the range safety clearance for the test.


India launches RISAT-2B

As per the recent news, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has already begun its expansion of the radar imaging satellite programme with the launch of Risat-2B. This satellite is an onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Meanwhile, it was successfully launched on Wednesday morning, May 22, 2019. The reports state that this satellite uses the synthetic aperture radar, which helps to carry out its operations, by providing the detailed all-weather surveillance. The PSLV-C46 which is responsible for carrying Risat 2B is said to weigh 615 kgs of weight. Meanwhile, it has taken off from its first launch pad recently from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre of Sriharikota at 5:30 am as per the schedule. Moreover, this is the the 3rd launch by ISRO in 2019.


BrahMos successfully tested by the IAF

As per reports from Press Information Bureau, yesterday, IAF was successful in firing the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. The launch from the aircraft was smooth and the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target. The integration of the weapon on the aircraft was a very complex process involving mechanical, electrical and software modifications on aircraft. The software development of the aircraft was undertaken by the IAF engineers. HAL carried out mechanical and electrical modifications on the aircraft. DRDO, BAPL and HAL also put in dedicated efforts to undertake such complex integration. Meanwhile, Indian Navy managed the range safety clearance for the test.

India launches RISAT-2B

As per the recent news, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has already begun its expansion of the radar imaging satellite programme with the launch of Risat-2B. This satellite is an onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Meanwhile, it was successfully launched on Wednesday morning, May 22, 2019. The reports state that this satellite uses the synthetic aperture radar, which helps to carry out its operations, by providing the detailed all-weather surveillance. The PSLV-C46 which is responsible for carrying Risat 2B is said to weigh 615 kgs of weight. Meanwhile, it has taken off from its first launch pad recently from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre of Sriharikota at 5:30 am as per the schedule. Moreover, this is the the 3rd launch by ISRO in 2019.

Bengaluru boy wins a trip to Google headquarters in California

Sachin Rammorthy, a class 11 student from Bengaluru has won a trip to Google's headquarters in California. He was working for two months on Liquid Galaxy which is an open source project, funded by Google. Amongst several other participants, Sachin is one of the fifty winners of Google's annual open source software development competition. To receive his reward, he's all set to fly to Googleplex in Mountain view, California and will also represent India internationally.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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