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  • Indian 'military' satellite put into earth's orbit 03-09-2013 10:52 PM

    Bangalore:India's first 'military' satellite was Wednesday put into the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the earth, five days after it was launched Aug 30 on board an European rocket from Kourou in French Guiana off the Pacific coast. "The advanced multi-band communication satellite GSAT-7 has been placed in the...
  • India launches weather satellite INSAT-3D 26-07-2013 06:03 PM

    Bangalore: India on Friday successfully launched its advanced meteorological spacecraft INSAT-3D by a European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana, enhancing the country's capability in weather forecasting and disaster warning fields. After a smooth countdown lasting 11 hours and 30 minutes, the Ariane-5 launch vehicle of the...