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Indian Communication Satellite, GSAT-31 launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana

India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana in the early hours of Wednesday.   The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana at 2:31 am (IST) carrying India’s GSAT-31 and Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 satellites, as scheduled.   After a Read More…

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Tamil Nadu School Student built Kalamsat launched by ISRO

ISRO launched imaging satellite Microsat-R and Kalamsat, a small communication satellite developed by students and Space Kidz India, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota at 11:37 pm on January 24 The two satellites were carried by a new variant of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket : PSLV-C44   After PSLV-C44 launches Read More…

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Israel to supply missile defence systems to India for $777 million

The Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile system is an operational Air and Missile Defence (AMD) system used by Israel’s navy as well as by India’s navy, air and land forces. India has awarded an additional USD 777 million deal to a leading Israeli defence firm for supplying Barak 8 LR-SAM Air and Missile Defence Systems to seven Read More…

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44th flight of the PSLV launched

After 33-hour countdown, India’s premier space agency ISRO launched two commercial satellites from Sri Harikota on Sunday. The British satellites  NovaSAR and S1-4  together weighing about  889 kilograms were launched at 10.08 PM. The foreign satellites, meant for forest mapping and flood and disaster monitoring, among other uses, would be released into sun synchronous orbit Read More…

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Chandrayaan-I inputs confirms Ice in moon says Scientists

Scientists have confirmed the presence of frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon’s polar regions using data from the Chandrayaan-I spacecraft, that was launched by India 10 years ago, NASA said today. With enough ice sitting at the surface  within the top few millimetres  water would possibly be accessible as Read More…