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6) Discuss India’s recent achievements in the field of Space Technology. How application of this technology has helped to prove a potential Space-based intelligence. (250 words)

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.

6) Discuss India’s recent achievements in the field of Space Technology. How application of this technology has helped to prove a potential Space-based intelligence. (250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is in the backdrop of the event of recent launch of the country’s first electronic surveillance satellite, EMISAT, from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

 

Key demand of the question:

The answer must provide for a detailed narration of recent achievements in the field of Space Technology by India and the endeavours it is making n the field of space intelligence.

 

Directive word:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

 

Structure of the answer

 

Introduction:

write a few introductory lines about the recent surveillance satellite achieved by India.

 

Body:

Answers must discuss the following aspects :

  • Have a discussion on how ISRO has achieved numerous milestones lately and has proved to harness space technology for national development.
  • List out achievements like – Launching 104 satellites with one rocket, South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) launch, Space Capsule Recovery, Mars Orbiter Mission, Remote Sensing and National Natural Resource Management System etc.
  • Have a discussion dedicated specifically to Space-based electronic intelligence or ELINT and explain its significance.

 

Conclusion –

Conclude with way forward, assert the role of India space and the achievements it is making.