ISRO’s GSLV Mark-III launched Planned for First Week of June

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch the GSLV Mark-III in the first week of June, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said on Friday. “GSLV Mark-III is our next launch. We are getting ready. All the systems are in Sriharikota. The integration is currently going on,” he told reporters in Hyderabad while talking about Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III. “The whole process of assembling the various stages and then integrating the satellite into the heat shield, these activities are going on. First week of June is when…

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Primary test deadline moved back to June

The government has pushed back the deadline for schools to submit writing assessments for 11-year-olds, after bringing the date forward a month ago. Teachers’ unions in England had complained that the timescale would not give schools enough time to prepare. “It will take time for teachers to understand the detail,” said schools minister Nick Gibb in a letter to the National Association of Head Teachers. Labour said the changes were causing “chaos” in schools. Since the mid 1990s, the tests, often known as sats, have been taken by primary pupils…

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