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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is Back in Operation After Glitch

Artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, en route to a January 2019 encounter with Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent to observe dwarf planet Pluto faced a glitch and went into automatic safe mode to protect itself, suspending its operations briefly. Since the antenna faced to Earth for instructions was alive, NASA said it could undertake restoring it to normalcy with signals from the Mission Operations Centre. The US space agency said New Horizons is ...

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All Set for Countdown to Launch of IRNSS-1D on Saturday, March 28 (PHOTOS)

ISRO said the launch of India’s fourth Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1D onboard PSLV-C27 that was postponed from March 9 will be lifted off at 17:19 hrs IST in the evening on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System 1D (IRNSS-1D) is the fourth navigation satellite of the 7 satellites ...

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ISRO Fixes Glitch, to Mount Satellite on PSLV-27 This week, Launch in March End

The glitch in India’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1D that delayed its launch necessitating dismounting of the satellite from the launch vehicle at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, has been fixed. The Indian space agency is now planning to mount the load back on the PSLV-27 on March 19 and go for pre-launch procedure again. “The new transmitter is ...

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ISRO Plans to Launch IRNSS-1D by March-end, Glitch Not Fixed Yet

The Bangalore-based ISRO team is working round the clock to fix the glitch found in telemetry transmitter of IRNSS-1D so the launch date need not be postponed beyond March. The faulty transmitter has forced the ISRO team to dismount the fourth prestigious nvaigation satellite from the rocket launcher PSLV-27 on March 4, just four days left for its scheduled launch ...

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ISRO pondering ways to fix glitch in IRNSS-1D telemetry transmitter

After dismounting the 1,425kg IRNSS-1D satellite from the PSLV-27 rocket, ISRO scientists are pondering the ways to fix the problem transmitter to set right the glitch with minimum dismantling possible. The satellite was set for launch on March 9 evening by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-27 (PSLV-XL) but the glitch in its telemetry transmitter has delayed the schedule further. “We ...

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ISRO Postpones IRNSS-1D Launch Due to Last Minute Glitch in Telemetry Transmitter

ISRO has postponed the launch of its fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D scheduled for launch around March 9 just ahead of the clearance for board after anomaly found in its telemetry transmitters at the last minute. The entire system was put through a full test on Tuesday, March 3 and the glitch was noticed during the integrated electrical checks of the ...

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