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The first Indian satellite, Aryabhata, was launched on 19 April ______.
1. 1977
2. 1974
3. 1976
4. 1975

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 1975

The correct answer is 1975.

  • Aryabhata was the first Indian satellite launched on 19 April 1975.
  • It was named after Indian Mathematician and astronomer Aryabhata.
  • It was built ISRO and launched with Russian rocket launch vehicle Kosmos-3M

  • ISRO - Indian Space Research Organisation, Indian space agency develop Indian space programs.
  • Founded1969
  • Headquarter - Bangalore 
  • Chairman - K. Sivan

  • On 18 may 1974, first successful nuclear bomb test was performed by India at Pokhran, an Indian Army base in Rajasthan.
    • The code for this mission was Smiling Buddha and it is also known as Pokhran-I test.
    • Indira Gandhi was Prime minister at that time.
  • Pokhran-II test was a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions in 1998 at Pokhran, an Indian Army base in Rajasthan.
    • The code for this mission was Operation Shakti–98 and five bombs were named as Shakti– i to iv.
    • Atal Bihari Vajpayee was Prime minister at that time.

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