French Guiana

  • 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...
  • 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...