Vasant Gowrikar was a space veteran and eminent scientist. He was the chief of Indian Space Research Organisation in 1991-1993. His contribution to Indian space technology is immeasurable. Gowrikar was the recipient of Padma Shri in 1984 and Padma Bhushan in 2008.
Section-1: Science & Technology Question - 19
Which among the following space agencies has planned to launch the "Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP)" instrument to measure soil moisture on Earth?
NASA has planned to launch a new remote sensing instrument called SMAP that will measure the soil moisture on Earth. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument scheduled for launch on January 29, 2015.
Section-1: Science & Technology Question - 20
Raksha Blue lauched by Indian Immunological Limited and is the first vaccine for what?