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All Set for ISRO’s ASTROSAT Launch Next Monday, Sept. 28

ISRO is all set to launch its nex ambitious indigenous astronomy satellite ASTROSAT on September 28 from Sriharikota buoyed with its success of Mars orbit mission or Mangalyaan, which is likely to go on far more than its earlier target of 6 months. The ASTROSAT satellite, weighing 1.5 tons, will be launched via Indians Space Research Organisation (ISRO) workhorse PSLV-C30 ...

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ISRO to Launch Joint Satellite NISAR with NASA

ISRO has announced that NISAR, a joint earth observation satellite with NASA, will be launched in six years. ISRO chiarman AS Kiran Kumar told media after the successful launch of GSAT-6 onboard GSLV-D6 that the next commercail satellite with the US will be carried by the GSLV Mark II in 2021. “Currently we are working on it,” he said. NISAR ...

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ISRO to Launch PSLV C-28 on July 10 with 3 UK Firm Satellites

ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix Corporation has signed to launch three satellites of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology for disaster monitoring constellation project aboard the launch vehicle PSLV scheduled on July 10. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the three satellites — DMC 1, 2 and 3 — would be launched onboard PSLV C-28 on July 10 from the first launch ...

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NASA All Set to Launch Next Mars Lander Insight in March 2016 (PHOTOS)

NASA has completed the testing of its most ambitious project pertaining to the Red Planet — a stationary lander called InSight — which will be test-launched in March 2016 to prepared the ground for the manned missions in 2030s. InSight, or Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, measures the size of a car that will be fully ...

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Arianespace to Launch 2 Galileo Satellites, Similar to IRNSS for GPS

European space agency Arianespace is getting ready to launch two Galileo satellites on March 27, a day before ISRO’s scheduled launch of IRNSS-1D navigation satellite. The two Galileo satellites would be launched jointly by a Soyuz rocket blasting off from French Guyana.The satellites are similar to Indian space agency ISRO’s IRNSS navigation satellites which are meant to achieve GPS capabilities. ...

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IRNSS-1D Launch on March 28, says ISRO Chief

Indian space agency ISRO is all set to launch its fourth navigation satellite IRNSS-1D on March 28, and the repaired satellite will be re-mounted on PSLV-27 vehicle at Satish Dhawan Stellite Launch Centre in Sriharikota by this week. The launch was delayed after a glitch in the telemetry transmitter in IRNSS-1D. Otherwise, it was scheduled to lift off on March ...

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India Gears Up to Launch Fourth IRNSS Navigation Satellite in March 9-15 Window

Riding high on its Mangalyaan and re-entry module success, India is gearing up to launch its next scheduled satellite IRNSS-1D during the launch window from March 9 to March 15. With this launch, India will be moving closer to its own satellite navigation system and three more IRNSS satellites will complete the circle of full-fledged own satellite navigation system in ...

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ISRO Successfully Conducts Rehearsal Test for GSLV Mark III

ISRO has conducted launch rehearsal of the country’s heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mark III, today ahead of the scheduled launch on December 18. “The nine hour 30 minutes launch rehearsal of ISRO LVM3 has just been successfully completed,” ISRO said on its Facebook page. The 630-tonne rocket will be powered by liquid and solid fuel engines while the cryogenic stage/engine ...

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