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Ariane 5 Successfully Lofts ISRO GSAT-16, DIRECTV-14 Satellites into Orbit

India’s advanced communications satellite GSAT-16 was carried into orbit by an European Ariane 5 rocket, that blasted off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Saturday at 20:40 GMT, alongwith the other passenger DIRECTV-14 of the US. This is also a landmark for Arianespace for achieving a record combined payload mass orbited from French Guiana in a single year: ...

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ISRO All Set for GSAT-16 Launch Aboard Arianespace on Dec 5

ISRO is launching its multi-band communication satellite GSAT-16 on a procured launch vehicle Arianespace on Friday, December 5, from Kourou in French Guiana at 02:08 am (IST). The satellite, with a payload of 3181.6 kg will carry C-band and Ku-band transponders to augment communication for VSAT or very small aperture terminal services, TV services and emergency communications in the country. ...

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