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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 launches Geostationary Communication Satellite GSAT7A

The 26-hour launch countdown began yesterday. ISRO said the new satellite will give communication capability in Ku-band over the entire Indian region. The mission span of the satellite GSAT-7A is eight years. This launch will mark the 69th mission of GSLV-F11. GSLV-F11 is fourth generation launch vehicle of ISRO. A solid rocket motor and four liquid strap-ons form the first ... 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 »

NASA launches satellite to track decreasing polar ice

The laser, known as ATLAS (Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System), splits into six beams and fires 10,000 pulses per second to collect very precise measurements for scientists to analyze. The satellite’s orbit will take 91 days before repeating, allowing the device to measure the same locations four times a year, so scientists can see how they change over seasons. The ... Read More »

China launches relay satellite to explore Moon’s far side

The satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), was carried by a Long March-4C rocket that blasted off at 05:28 from southwest China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Center, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA). About 25 minutes after liftoff, the satellite separated from the rocket and entered an Earth-Moon transfer orbit with the perigee at 200 km and the apogee at ... Read More »

China launches new satellite to monitor air pollution

The Gaofen-5 satellite was launched off the back of a Long March 4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province. It was the 274th flight mission by a Long March carrier rocket. The satellite, launched as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project, was developed and produced by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation can be ... Read More »

Indonesia’s Telkom to buy Malaysian satellite VSAT operator TS Global Network for US$26 million

Indonesian state-owned telecom firm, Telekomunikasi Indonesia has recently announced its majority stake acquisition in Malaysian satellite operator TS Global Network (TSGN) for MYR 108.5 million (about US$26 million). The deal sees 70 percent of the stake being traded and carried out by Telkom Indonesia’s subsidiary Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) and will be subjected to the approval of Malaysian authorities. “This ... Read More »