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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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ISRO to Launch GSAT-6 in August for Strategic S-Band Communications Satellite: Kiran Kumar

India’s space agency ISRO will launch the most-advanced ever communications satellite for strategic purpose to use the S-Band that can connect anybody with a satellite phone anywhere in the country. The GSAT-6 was originally designed for Devas Multimedia Services Ltd for $300 million but the government had cancelled the deal in 2011 made by ISRO arm Antrix and reserved the ...

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ISRO Eyes 3 Mega Space Projects a-la NASA

Riding high on the success of epoch-making Mars Orbit Mission in September 2014 and space rentry capsule in December and IRNSS-1D achieving own navigation system in March, ISRO is not letting its determination lie anywhere down now. The next ISRO mission will entail sending DAWN-like spacecraft to probe asteroids, said ISRO chairman A.S.Kiran Kumar on Monday, while attending the 24th ...

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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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