GSAT-10 Current Affairs, GK & News

100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What are the new Guidelines? The license fee has been revised to 8% from 10% of ..

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GAGAN

GAGAN stands for GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) is a satellite based navigation system that will serve as a low cost substitute to GPS service over the India, Bay of Bengal, South-east Asia and Middle East along with expansion up to Africa. The system has been jointly developed by ISRO and AAI. It is primarily ..

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GAGAN to start serving air navigation by mid-2013

Country’s space based GPS augmentation system GAGAN will start serving air navigation by mid 2013. What is GAGAN? It is GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) meant for the advancement of air navigation. The system was launched as a payload with GSAT-8 in 2011. It was also launched with recently launched GSAT-10. Advantages of GAGAN: ..

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India’s GSAT-10 launched from Kourou

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 ..

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GSAT-10 to be launched in 2 months: ISRO

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? ..

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