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ISRO Testing Own Space Observatory ‘Astrosat’ for Launch in October

India will launch its own first dedicated space observatory similar to NASA’s Hubble to study deep space data about stars, galaxies and black holes, said ISRO, which has launched Mars Orbiter successfully last year. With the assembly of the 1650-kg space mission over, intense testing will be done to ensure the mission’s five-year orbit around Earth at 650-km speed equatorially, ...

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ISRO to launch 6 more satellites in 2015-16, to reach 80 in all

Indian space agency ISRO will launch six more satellites during the 2015-16 consisting of two communication satellites, three navigation satellites or IRNSS series and one space science satellite, informed Jitendra Singh in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. “Six more satellites are planned to be launched during 2015-16,” said the minister. The two communication satellites are GSAT-6 ...

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