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India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-10 was launched from the Kourou launch pad in French Guiana in South America. The satellite will boost telecommunications and DTH broadcasting. GSAT-10 · Communication satellite of India, built by ISRO · It carries 30 communication transponders — 12 in Ku-band, 12 in C-band and 6 in extended C-band. · It has ..
Topics: GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT • GSAT-10 • GSAT-16 • In India • Indian National Satellite System • Indian Space Research Organisation • Master Control Facility • Satellites • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman (ISRO) is ready to launch GSAT-10 in 2 months. It will be shipped to the spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana for launch by European space consortium Arianespace. What is GSAT-10? It is a communication satellite which is proposed to be launched by Ariane-5ECA carrier rocket. How will it help? ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT • GSAT-10 • In India • Indian National Satellite System • Indian Space Research Organisation • INSAT-2E • INSAT-3B • Master Control Facility • Satellites • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
GPS aided Geo Augmented Navigation system (GAGAN): A satellite-based facility aimed at enhancing safety and efficiency of aircraft operations Expected to be installed in all airports in the country by June 2013. Joint venture b/w AAI and ISRO. Will improve air traffic management via timely information on aircraft movement. Once it is implemented, India would ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Aids to navigation • Air traffic control • Civil aviation in India • Geography • Global Positioning System • GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT-10 • Indian Space Research Organisation • Navigation
Polio campaign: International experts exalts India International experts have praised India for having just one case of polio in the first 6 months of 2011 As per them, India has run very high quality vaccination campaigns They, however, added that a plan to rid the world of polio by the end of next year is ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2011