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NASA Scientists Spot Accurate Position of Saturn

NASA researchers have determined the exact location of Saturn and its family of moons to within four km – a feat that will improve astronomers’ knowledge of Saturn’s orbit and benefits spacecraft navigation and basic physics research. The team of researchers paired NASA’s Cassini spacecraft with the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio-telescope system to achieve this. ...

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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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