GSAT-10 Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: Aids to navigation • Air traffic control • Aircraft instruments • Global Positioning System • GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT-10 • Indian Space Research Organisation • Navigation • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Spacecraft
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: ..
Topics: Aids to navigation • Global air-traffic management • Global Positioning System • GNSS augmentation • GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT • GSAT-10 • GSAT-15 • Navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
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