ISRO launches a sounding rocket RH-560. A sounding rocket are used to examine the upper atmospheric research and for space research. RH-560 aims at studying attitudinal variations in Natural Winds and plasma dynamics.
ISRO announces completion of development of SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar). The SAR is efficient of producing extremely high resolution images for joint earth observation satellite mission. This mission is in collaboration with US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration.