India Is Aiming For The Stars : Plan to Set Up Observatory In Space

India Is Aiming For The Stars : Plan to Set Up Observatory In Space 1

After the phenomenal success of the Mangalayaan, entering the orbit of the MARS, ISRO is coming up with its new endeavor. The ASTROSAT is India’s first-ever effort to set up an observatory space to research and reinvestigate in the cosmological phenomena.

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In fact, ASTROSAT is India’s Hubble telescope originally sent by NASA in 1990 and is operational until now. As many as five payloads are being carried by ASTROSAT, including UVIT- Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope. Through these, we can observe the celestial processes, and thus we can obtain a better understanding of the entire universe.

The previous projects- Mangalayyan and Chandrayaan- the missions to the MARS and the moon, respectively, were particularly technologically based endeavors and were foundations to India’s space projects. This one covers a much vaster area and is projected to open up a much greater observation of the space.

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