Arianespace: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ISRO to launch GSAT-30 satellite

Published: January 13, 2020

On January 17, 2020, the Indian Space Research Organization will launch GSAT-30 satellite on the launch vehicle Ariane-5. It is to be launched in Ariane Launch Complex at Kourou. Kourou is a French territory that if located along the north eastern coast of South America. About the Mission The GSAT-30 is a communication satellite. It ..

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Mohammed VI-B: Morocco launches its second earth observation satellite

Published: November 22, 2018

Morocco successfully launched its second earth observation satellite named Mohammed VI-B on board of Arianespace Vega rocket from launch pad at Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana in South America.  It will be placed at same orbit as its twin satellite Mohammed 6-A, the first Moroccan satellite launched in November 2017 also on Vega ..

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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-17 Satellite

Published: June 28, 2017

ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-17 communication Satellite onboard the Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center at French Guiana on June 28. GSAT-17 will be the ISRO’s third satellite that is launched within a span of three months. Salient Highlights The 3,477-kg GSAT 17 communication satellite will be placed in the geostationary orbit and will ..

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