ISRO: Indian Space Research Organisation
The full name of ISRO is the Indian Space Research Organisation. ISRO was formed on August 15, 1969. ISRO has six major centers and several other units, agencies, facilities, and laboratories across the country. These ISRO centers are Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC) at Thiruvananthapuram; U R Rao Satellite Center (URSC) in Bangalore; Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC-SHAR) at Sriharikota; Liquid Propulsion Systems Centers (LPSCs) are located at Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, and Mahendragiri, Space Applications Center (SAC), at Ahmedabad and National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad.
Let us tell you, Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai is considered the founding father of space programs in India. The Department of Space (DOS) and the Space Commission was established in the year 1972. On June 01, 1972, ISRO was included in the Department of Space.
What is the ISRO’s main objective?
The main objective of ISRO is to develop space technology and use them for various national needs. For this ISRO has established two major space systems, INSAT for communication, television broadcasting and meteorological services, and the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite IRS system for resource monitor and management.
ISRO has developed two satellite launch vehicles, PSLV and GSLV, for the installation of INSAT and IRS in the desired orbit. These rockets or launch vehicles are built at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram.
What is the full form of ISRO?
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