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India successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-16

India’s multi-band communication satellite GSAT-16 was successfully put on a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) by the European launcher Ariane 5 VA221, from the Kourou space port in French Guiana. Earlier, due to bad weather, the launch of GSAT-16 was delayed by two days. Key facts It is indigenously developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ..



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 ..