ISRO launched its next generation navigation satellite – NVS-1 from Sriharikota.

  • The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the next generation navigation satellite NVS-1 on 29 May at 10.42 am.
  • The spacecraft is part of the Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) series, which aims to provide surveillance and navigational capabilities.
  • The NVS-1 weighing approximately 2,232 kg will be launched by a GSLV F12 rocket from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
  • The NVS series of satellites will maintain and enhance NAVIC with advanced features. NavIC provides two services, a standard positioning service for civilian users and a restricted service for strategic users.
  • After this mission, India will join the list of three other countries of the world. The satellite will be injected into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit approximately 20 minutes after launch.

Qns : NVS-1 satellite was launched by which organization?

(D) SpaceX

Ans : (C) ISRO

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