ROHINI RH-200

ROHINI RH-200

Why in news : ISRO is attempting its 200th successful launch of sounding rocket ROHINI RH-200 from THUMBA, KERALA.

  • RH-200 SPECIFICATIONS :
    1. It is powered by solid motor. RH-200 is a 5-metre-tall two-stage rocket bearing scientific payloads.
    2. It has the capacity of reach upto the height of 70km.
  • Significance of the RH-200 :

Its payloads are designed to study the upper atmosphere.

What is sounding rocket :

Sounding rockets are one or two stage solid propellant rockets used for probing the upper atmospheric regions and for space research.

SYLLABUS : PRELIMS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

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