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ISRO to launch 10 Earth Imaging Satellites in 2020 including first Geo Imaging Satellite-1

On February 15, 2020, ISRO published its annual report 2019-20. According to the report, the Indian Space Research Organization will launch 10 Earth Observation Satellites in 2020-21. It includes the first Geo Imaging Satellite, GISAT-1. Highlights The report says that 18 communication satellites, 19 national Earth Observation satellites and eight navigation satellites are in service. ..

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Ex ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar conferred France's Highest Civilian Honour

On 2 May 2019 former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman A S Kiran Kumar was awarded France’s highest civilian honour ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Legion d’Honneur’ (or National Order of the Legion of Honour) by France’s Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on behalf of French President. Importance He was awarded for his ..

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Ex ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar conferred France’s Highest Civilian Honour

On 2 May 2019 former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman A S Kiran Kumar was awarded France’s highest civilian honour ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Legion d’Honneur’ (or National Order of the Legion of Honour) by France’s Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on behalf of French President. Importance He was awarded for his ..

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Italy’s PRISMA Earth observation satellite launched into orbit by European Vega rocket from Guiana Space Center

On 21st March, Italy’s PRISMA Earth observation satellite launched into orbit by the European Vega rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. PRISMA (or Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa) is a small hyperspectral imaging satellite i.e. designed to provide information about environmental monitoring, resources management, pollution and crop health. The satellite includes ..

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

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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