ISRO PREPARING FOR SPACE MISSIONS IN 2022
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is preparing for various missions in 2022 including the send off of the main automated mission of Gaganyaan, its Chairman, K. Sivan said.
In his New Year's directive for 2022, Mr. Sivan said ISRO had various missions to execute this year. These incorporate the send off of the Earth Observation Satellites, EOS-4 and EOS-6 on board the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), and the EOS-02 on board the lady trip of the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV). "[ISRO has] many dry runs for Crew Escape System of Gaganyaan and send off of the main automated mission of Gaganyaan.
Likewise, we additionally have Chandrayaan-03, Aditya Ll, XpoSat, IRNSS and innovation exhibition missions with natively created trend setting innovations," he said. Configuration changes on Chandrayaan-3 and testing has seen immense improvement, he said.
Mr Sivan said the equipment in circle trial of Aditya L1 rocket and convenience reads up for XpoSat in the SSLV have been finished and ISRO has conveyed the S-band SAR payload to NASA for NISAR [NASA-ISRO SAR] mission. The NISAR mission, booked for send off in 2023, is enhanced for concentrating on risks and worldwide ecological change and can assist with overseeing regular assets better and give data to researchers to all the more likely comprehend the impacts and speed of environmental change.
Three new space science missions are additionally ready to go, Mr. Sivan said. These incorporate a Venus mission, DISHA – a twin aeronomy satellite mission and TRISHNA, an ISRO-CNES [Centre public d'études spatiales] mission in 2024.