Author: Dhruv Yadav

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has stated that developing space reconnaissance capabilities is vital for national self-defence against perceived threats, and the country will persist in its efforts to achieve this capability, according to state media on Wednesday. Failed Satellite Launch North Korea attempted to launch a spy satellite on Monday, but the effort failed when the first stage booster exploded mid-flight. Despite this setback, Kim remained resolute. During a visit to the country’s Academy of Defence Sciences on Tuesday, he emphasised the importance of possessing military reconnaissance satellites to bolster national self-defence and protect sovereignty from potential threats,…

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With the successful test of the Semi Cryogenic Pre-Burner Ignition Test Article (PITA), the Indian Space Research Organisaton (ISRO) is now a step closer to develop a 2,000 KN engine that will eventually power the Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM3) rocket the mainstay of India’s satellite launch capability. The engine is developed by the space body’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), India’s foremost organization for the development of semi-cryogenic propulsion systems in collaboration with other launch vehicle centres of ISRO. The test was conducted at the recently inaugurated semi cryo integrated engine test facility (SIET) at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in…

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