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Due to space traffic congestion, ISRO’S rocket launch was delayed.

Due to human activity, space pollution and overcrowding are becoming serious problems. According to the ISRO, 80% of observed space entities are categorised as space junk. The difficulty is made more difficult by the fact that only China, the US, India

Being held up in traffic? If you believed that you could flee it in space, you are mistaken. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), there are 27,000 documented space objects, of which 80% are space debris. Because of pollution brought on by human activity, space is also crowded.

According to ISRO Chairman S. Somanath, there are millions of uncatalogued space objects less than 10 cm in size that provide a serious threat to space assets.

, and Russia perform anti-satellite testing.

Sanskrit meaning “moon craft” is Chandrayaan-3, an India

The ramifications of anti-satellite testing, a capability only available to China, the US, India, and Russia, add to the difficulty caused by space debris.

In addition to its own set of pre-launch difficulties, India’s dependable PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) launch on the morning of July 30 was flawlessly completed.

The launch was delayed by one minute due to “traffic congestion in Space above Sriharikota,” according to the statement, which ISRO head confirmed.

Additionally, although it was supposed to launch at 6.30 AM, it really did so at 6.31 AM. It is referred to as a “Space conjunction at the 500 km plus orbit which is densely packed with satellites” in the technical sense.

Mint was unable to fully independently verify the development.

Additionally, a notable development occurred on July 30 during the “Made in India, Made for Singapore” launch when India began a revolutionary orbit lowering experiment with the PSLV rocket’s spent stage. According to a media opinion piece, the fourth stage of the PSLV, which was at an altitude of 536 km above Earth, was for the first time purposefully manoeuvred to drop to a 300 km orbit through a sequence of precision operations (consisting of two manoeuvres).

“This was a voluntary effort by ISRO to keep space clean in an effort to reduce space debris,” Somanath added.

n spacecraft that was launched on July 14 from Sriharikota, India’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

The 500 km low earth orbit, which Somnath claims is a highly prized orbit, was voluntarily given up by ISRO in the spirit of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”—

The US Space Command estimates the presence of 26,783 space things of 10 cm or more, along with countless smaller bits like detached paint particles, among others, using cutting-edge radar systems, optical equipment, and satellites in orbit, the opinion piece added.

According to the ‘Space Situational Assessment Report’ published by ISRO in March, the distribution of space entities is highly distinct, with roughly 40% being assigned to the United States, approximately 28% linked to Russia and the former USSR, and an additional 19% affiliated with China.

In sharp contrast, India’s contribution to the global space debris totals just 217 space objects, or just 0.8% of the total.

According to Union Science Minister Jitendra Singh, “ISRO has been taking necessary measures to safeguard all its Space assets from intentionThe opinion piece went on to say that according to the most recent count, ISRO now has 52 operational satellites in orbit. According to Somanath, six inoperative satellites and 105 pieces of space debris, including rocket bodies and parts, that are of Indian provenance are still un orbit. India has launched 130 satellites overall, 73 of which are in low Earth orbit and 54 of which are in geostationary and accidental close approaches by Space objects, including operational spacecraft and space debris objects.”

as applied to space. In addition, the PSLV’s squandered fourth stage will now approach Earth’s atmosphere and burn down in 30 days rather than the 18 years it may have survived in the higher orbit.

India also carried out the controlled deorbiting of the broken Meghatropiques satellite successfully. Sporadically, space debris is seen washing up on coasts, like in the case of Australia.

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