ISRO SHAR Launchpad Jigsaw Puzzle w/A2 Frame
ISRO's eyes in space that take regular pictures of Earth - the small blue dot in the universe! Ever wondered how Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR - the Spaceport of India looks from space as captured by the high resolution cameras on-board ISRO's satellite to study various aspects of our country's topography
This 140 piece puzzle spreads out to a A2 size (16.5 x 23.4 inch) when completed. Piece the SHAR Launch Pad together with this jigsaw puzzle and hang it up on the wall with the frame that is provided.
- 1 Puzzle of 150 pieces
- 1 sample reference sheet
- 1 frame
- 1 story card
- 1 drawstring cotton bag for storage after play
ABOUT SATISH DHAWAN SPACE CENTRE (SDSC) SHAR
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR, Sriharikota is the space port of India and is responsible for integration of launchers. It houses two operational launch pads from where all GSLV and PSLV flights take place.!
SHAR is responsible for providing Launch Base Infrastructure for the Indian Space Programme. This Centre has the facilities for solid propellant processing, static testing of solid motors, launch vehicle integration and launch operations, range operations comprising telemetry, tracking and command network and mission control centre.
The Centre has two launch pads from where the rocket launching operations of PSLV and GSLV are carried out. The mandate for the centre is (i) to produce solid propellant boosters for the launch vehicle programmes of ISRO (ii) to provide the infrastructure for qualifying various subsystems and solid rocket motors and carrying out the necessary tests (iii) to provide launch base infrastructure for satellites and launch vehicles.
SDSC SHAR has a separate launch pad for launching sounding rockets. The centre also provides the necessary launch base infrastructure for sounding rockets of ISRO and for assembly, integration and launch of sounding rockets and payloads.