Communication Satellite Current Affairs, GK & News

Communication Satellite  Current Affairs, GK & News

5,000 remote villages to receive Internet using ISRO satellites

In order to implement the Bharat net project, the BSNL has provided a contract to a private firm Hughes. The firm is to provide internet services to 5000 remote villages using ISRO satellites. Highlights The remote villages to receive the internet connection are located in Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Ladakh and Manipur. In order ..

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Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has ..

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US Space Force’s First National Security Mission

The US Space Force launched its first National Security Mission from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The launch was closed for public viewing due to the ongoing pandemic situation. About the Launch The US Space Force launched an Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite into space on board the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket as ..

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ISRO to launch GSAT-30 satellite

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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GSAT-11: India’s heaviest satellite launched from French Guyana

Indian Space Research and Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched India’s heaviest and most-advanced communication satellite GSAT-11 into space. It was launched on board of Ariane 5 VA-246 rocket from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana. Key Facts GSAT-11 also called Big Bird has been indigenously developed by ISRO. It weigh 5854 kg making it heaviest Indian-made ..

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