Communication Satellites

  • AP: GSLV-D5 set to be launched from Sriharikota today 19-08-2013 07:43 AM

    Hyderabad: The countdown has begun for the crucial launch of India's GSLV-D5 on Monday. The launch will take place at 4:50 pm from the Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. The GSLV will carry a communications satellite GSAT-14 and is powered by indigenous cryogenic engines which is being tested after a...
  • ISRO planning privately built PSLV launch in 5 years 08-04-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: Moving forward on its plans to rope in the industry in its activities, ISRO is looking towards the launch of the first privately built rocket in the next five years. The Indian Space Research Organisation has embarked on hiving off production of communication satellites and polar satellite launch...
  • Pakistani satellite begins beaming 07-11-2011 09:06 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's communication satellite, which was launched by China, is functioning fine, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who described the project as an example of Islamabad-Beijing strategic ties. Gilani on Saturday said that the PAKSAT-1R satellite project is yet another manifestation of the long-standing strategic relationship between Pakistan and...
  • ISRO to build powerful communication satellites 31-08-2011 04:43 PM

    Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to build a new class of powerful communication satellites that packs more capacity and new technologies, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan said in Bangalore on Wednesday. This kind of spacecraft would handle larger amount of power and accommodate more number of transponders in...
  • ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-12 15-07-2011 09:29 AM

    New Delhi: India will launch a new communication satellite at 4:48 pm on Friday evening that will help doctors and teachers in cities diagnose and teach people in rural India via satellite link. A severe shortage of communication satellites has pushed the Indian Space Research Organisation to launch the GSAT-12...
  • GSAT-8 launched, to boost DTH services 21-05-2011 06:55 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organistaion (ISRO) successfully launched it's three-ton satellite GSAT-8 from French Guyana as India slept in the early hours of Saturday. Incidentally, this is one of the largest satellites that India has developed. The satellite boasts of 24 transponders, meant to boost television broadcasting, especially Direct...
  • Former ISRO chief on reasons for launch failure 26-12-2010 12:06 AM

    Former Chairman of ISRO, Dr K Kasturirangan talks about the possible reasons for launch vehicle failures in India. ...
  • GSAT-5P's launch vehicle explodes mid-air 25-12-2010 11:57 PM

    Sriharikota: In a huge setback for India's space ambitions, the launch of the communications satellite being carried by the GSLV failed. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle soared in the sky along with the hopes of ISRO's brightest. But 47 seconds later hope turned into horror as the onboard computer lost...
  • GSAT-5P launch fails due to altitude error 25-12-2010 07:00 PM

    ISRO Chairman, K Radhakrishnan states the reasons for the failure of GSAT-5P Satellite's launch. ...
  • US, Russian satellites collide in space 12-02-2009 12:12 PM

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  • China launches communications satellite 01-06-2007 01:01 PM

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