GSAT 8

  • India to have one more satellite launch site September 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Amid requests from various countries for launch of their satellites, India has decided to set up one more launch site to expand its capacity in this aspect. At a meeting held by the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary TKA Nair in New Delhi to review performance of the Department of...
  • GSAT8 launched, to boost DTH services May 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organistaion (ISRO) successfully launched it's threeton satellite GSAT8 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...