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ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C46, carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh),May 22(Udaipur Kiran):  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)- C46 successfully placed advanced earth observation satellite RISAT-2B (Radar Imaging Satellite-2B) into the orbit. The PSLV-C46 blasted off at 5.30 am from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on its 48th mission. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said, the country’s space agency India’s new ... Read More »

ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B

  As the 25-hour countdown which began Tuesday concluded, the agency’s trusted workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) blasted off at 5.30 am from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here on its 48th mission, carrying the 615 kg satellite. The RISAT-2B (Radar Imaging Satellite-2B), meant for application in fields such as surveillance, agriculture, forestry and ... Read More »

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for ‘about a week’

The delayed mission is designed to carry into low-Earth orbit an initial batch of 60 satellites for Musk’s new Starlink global internet service, a venture intended to generate cash for the rest of the billionaire entrepreneur’s space exploration ambitions. The Falcon 9 rocket and its satellite cargo were originally set to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ... Read More »

Watch: How India Blasted Satellite 300 km Above Earth With Mission Shakti

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence released a video presentation of Mission Shakti on Saturday after successfully conducting an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) test on March 27 from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. The video, shared on Facebook, traces the inception of the plan for the test to the final test where the interceptor missile shot down one of its satellites ... Read More »

Countdown begins for defence satellite Emisat launch

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the countdown began at 6.27 a.m. at the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Along with the Emisat, the rocket will carry 28 third-party satellites and also demonstrate its new technologies like three different orbits. The ISRO said the rocket will first put the 436 kg Emisat into a 749 km ... Read More »

Airbus & OneWeb to kick off new satellite

A rocket carrying six satellites built by Airbus SE and partner OneWeb blasted off from French Guiana, the first step in a plan to give millions of people in remote and rural areas high-speed internet beamed down from space. “Some people won’t be able to pay for it. But if they have the internet, maybe they will be able to ... Read More »

ISRO to launch its 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 on Feb 6

The satellite with a mission life of 15 years will provide continuity to operational services on some of the in-orbit satellites and augment the Ku-band transponder capacity in Geostationary Orbit. In a statement, the ISRO said, the satellite, weighing about 2,535 kg, is scheduled for launch onboard the Ariane-5 (VA247) from Kourou in French Guiana. The satellite provides Indian mainland ... Read More »

ISRO to launch exclusive satellite to help MHA in securing Pak, B’desh borders

The satellite will be used for the purpose of utilising space resources for security, operational planning and border infrastructure development. The project is slated to strengthen island and border security and facilitate the development of infrastructure in border and island areas. The move is part of recommendations made by a task force on the use of space technology in improving ... Read More »

ISRO to launch GSAT- 7A Communication Satellite

Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satellite, GSAT- 7A begins on Tuesday at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh The Countdown for the launch of India’s communication satallite, GSAT- 7A will begin today at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The Satellite will be launched onboard GSLV-F11 at 4:10 PM on Wednesday. While GSLV-F11 will inject the satellite ... Read More »