Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Biggest Collaboration of NASA and ISRO

ISRO and NASA are jointly working on the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission.This mission will be the biggest collaboration between the two space agencies.NISAR mission is a dual frequency (L & S Band) Radar Imaging Satellite.ISRO will be providing the "spacecraft bus'',S- band SAR payload and the  launch vehicle,while NASA will be providing the L-band SAR and the engineering payload for the mission.The mission involves building a 2,600 kg satellite that will “effectively make a time-lapse movie of the earth” while keeping a close eye on disturbances in the ecosystem, ice-sheet collapses and natural hazards.It is expected to be launched in 2020.

new AIFF advisor

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia as an advisor for overall issues of the game and fedaration.

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