Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to
launch an unprecedented 10 earth observations satellites with space
surveillance feature during 2020-21 for the country’s security in mind. In
comparison to 10 earth observation (EO) satellites, only three communication
satellites and two navigation satellites are scheduled to be launched in the
next financial year starting April this year.
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 2020
For the current fiscal year 2019-20, ISRO has planned 17
missions. Of these, six are yet to be completed and are expected to be launched
by March 31. Of the six EO satellites planned, four have been launched and two
are likely by the end of the current fiscal. In fiscal year 2021-22, the space
agency will target to add eight more EO satellites.