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Reckon High-Speed Internet as ISRO Prepares to Launch GSAT-19 in June

Indian space agency is all set to launch its prestigious GSAT-19 satellite, third in GSAT series to complete the mission to provide the sleepy Internet in India a significant boost to become a high-speed Internet nation. The project with three GSAT communications satellites — GSAT-19, GSAT-11 and GSAT-20 — will fulfil the future communication needs of Internet, television and smartphone ...

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Watch Live: ISRO Launches 104 Satellites Today at 9:28 AM

ISRO launched its PSLV C-37 at 9:28 as scheduled with precision and successfully enroute to loft them in their respective orbits. (ISRO)

ISRO launched its workhorse PSLV C-37 today, Wednesday February 15, 2017, at 9:28 in an unprecedented feat of carrying 104 satellites along to minimise the launch cost and emerge as the competitive player in commercial space launch journey. The mission was successfully accomplished by 10:05 AM and ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar congratulated all the scientists for the historic feat ...

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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), the former space scientist who headed ISRO for nine years as chairman from 1994 to 2003, said long-term sustainability is key to India’s progress ...

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ISRO to Launch Re-usable Satellite Launch Vehicle in September, Confirms Kiran Kumar

ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said the next big launch of a re-usable space shuttle test mission will be launched in September, bringing down the cost of satellite launch to one-tenth the current cost. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which had tested its cryogenic rocket engines and capsule earlier, will take up the first test mission for re-usable vehicle ...

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