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ISRO Launches GSAT-15 from Hired Ariane-5, Two More on Cards

ISRO launched the scheduled communications satellite GSAT-15 on Thursday successfully at 3:04 AM from Kourou in French Guyana in South America using the Ariane-5 rocket launcher of the United states. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has hired Ariane-5, which is also carrying an ARABSAT satellite accompanied with GSAT-15. Today’s mission payloads are placed at: – Perigee: 246.9 km. for a ...

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Bad Weather: G-SAT 16 Launch Postponed

Due to the inclement weather, the launch of Indian communication satellite G-SAT 16 from French Guiana atop the European Ariane rocket has been postponed, said an Indian space agency official. It coincides with similar postponement of Orion space craft by NASA on Thursday, though on technical grounds. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official, the launch of the G-SAT ...

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