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ISRO Launches GSAT-15 from Hired Ariane-5, Two More on Cards

ISRO launched the scheduled communications satellite GSAT-15 on Thursday successfully at 3:04 AM from Kourou in French Guyana in South America using the Ariane-5 rocket launcher of the United states. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has hired Ariane-5, which is also carrying an ARABSAT satellite accompanied with GSAT-15. Today’s mission payloads are placed at: – Perigee: 246.9 km. for a ...

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China Launches ‘ChinaSat 2C’ for Military, General Use

After the unsuccessful Sinosat-2 launch failure in July 2013, China successfully launched its new communication satellite called ‘Chinasat-2C’ on Wednesday via the Long March-3B carrier rocket. Western observers believe that the satellite was mainly for military communications as the payload remained secretive. The Chinasat-2C will be used for radio, television and broadband services. It will be used for radio, television ...

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