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India’s communications satellite GSAT-17 successfully launches through the Arian 5 rocket from the French Guiana

India's communications satellite GSAT-17

Describing this campaign as a special mission for ISRO, Sivan said, “GSAT-17 is needed for ISRO and India as it provides continuity in the service of two old satellites. Apart from this, it enhances our transponder capacity and extends our reach to mobile satellite services as well as to the Antarctic areas. HALSAT SAT (Member …

PM Modi hails successful launch of RESOURCESAT-2A satellite

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the successful launch of RESOURCESAT-2A satellite, saying it was a remarkable feat. “Successful launch of PSLV-C36 / RESOURCESAT-2A is an accomplishment we all are very proud of. Congratulations @isro on the remarkable feat,” he tweeted. RESOURCESAT-2A, the latest remote sensing satellite which would be useful for agricultural applications …

ISRO to launch remote sensing satellite on Dec 7

isro remote sensing satellite resourcesat-2a

Capping a year of successful launches, Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to launch PSLV-C36 carrying remote sensing satellite RESOURCESAT-2A from the spaceport of Sriharikota on December 7, the space agency said today. The 44.4 metre tall PSLV C36 is expected to place the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A into an 827km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit …

Chandrayaan-2 mission: ISRO conducts tests for Moon landing

Chandrayaan-2 mission ISRO conducts tests for Moon landing

ISRO has started conducting tests for its ambitious Chandrayaan-2 mission at its facility in Challakere in Karnataka, where simulated lunar craters have been created for landing mission, ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said on Friday. According to Kumar, several craters, resembling the terrain of the Moon, have been created on the ground at the …