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SPACE X Falcon 9 Rocket to Release 10 Satellites for Iridium

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will release 10 satellites in low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications, with a mandate to release 60 more Iridium’s next generation global satellite. The Iridium NEXT mission will be launched by Space X Falcom 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. ...

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PSLV-C34 with 20 Satellites Set for Mega Launch on June 22 at 9.25 AM

PSLV-C34 first stage integration in progress

As the world is watching with curiosity, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its next marvel, the Cartosat-2 series aboard PSLV-C34 with 20 satellites on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 09:25 hrs (IST) from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Into its 36th flight, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34) will lift off with 727.5 kg Cartosat-2 series ...

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ISRO Starts Countdown for Launch of 6 Singapore Satellites Via PSLV C-29 Mission

The countdown for the launch of Singapore satellites on December 16 from Indian Space Research Organisation’s Port One in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh has begun on Monday. ISRO said in its update that the Mixed Oxides of Nitrogen (MON-3) oxidiser filling operation of PS4 was completed by 15:00 hr IST on Monday and Mono Methyl Hydrazine (MMH) propellant filling operation ...

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 India to have superior earth observation satellites, says new ISRO chief

  India will soon have satellites with superior earth observation capability, said space agency chief A.S.Kiran Kumar here Thursday. “The future of earth observation relies on three factors – continuity and improvement of the operational constellation of satellites, sustained observation of all climate variables and global co-operation for comparing observation data,” the Indian Space Research Organisation chairman said while speaking ...

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Is Mysterious Russian Object Orbiting in Space a ‘Satellite Killer’ ?

NASA and European Space agency have recently tracked a mysterious Russian object in space, reviving fears of a defunct Kremlin project to destroy satellites, the Financial Times reported. Object 2014-28E – classified as an effort to collect space debris by the Russian military – has ignited speculation as Russia did not declare its launch and the object is not merely ...

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ISRO Sets Eyes on Space Laws, Debris Clearance

Indian space agency ISRO is concerned about the space dbris that might pose a serious challenge unless regulatory measures are chalked out by international playsers, said its chief at a seminar in IDSA in New delhi. Raising concerns over the safety and security of Indian space assets, ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said that there are thousands of expired communication satellites ...

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