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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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Public, Private Sectors in India to Make Satellites, Rockets for 5 Years

The Indian industry which is comprised of private and public sectors will be given permission to make communication satellites as well as to build rockets over the next five years, said a top space agency official on Wednesday. "We want the private sector and the public sector (state-run enterprises) to bring out launch vehicles (rockets) and operational communication satellites along ...

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