SATELLITE SYSTEM

  • Indian rocket carrying navigation satellite blasts off April 4, 2014

    An Indian rocket carrying the country's second navigation satellite - IRNSS-1B - on Friday blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota  in Andhra Pradesh. Exactly at 5.14 p.m., the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C24 (PSLV-C24) standing around 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes - tore into...
  • India to launch first navigation satellite in June March 17, 2013

    Bangalore: India will launch in June 2013 the first of the seven Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) into the earth orbit to provide real-time position, navigation and time services to multiple users, the space agency chief said on Saturday. "We are preparing to launch the first of the navigation satellites...
  • ISRO plans 58 space missions during 12th Plan October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: ISRO plans to launch 58 space missions, including sending spacecraft to moon and Mars, an exclusive satellite to keep a roundtheclock watch on the country and deploy 500 transponders in the next five years. The space agency also aims to deploy its own version of the Global Positioning...