GSAT-7 Current Affairs, GK & News
India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-31 successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace’s rocket
India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace’s rocket from Kourou Launch Base in French Guiana on February 6, 2019. The Ariane-5 vehicle (Flight VA247) also carried Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 along with GSAT-31. After a 42-min flight, GSAT-31 separated from the Ariane-5 in an elliptical Geosynchronous ..
Topics: Ariane 5 • GSAT • GSAT-31 • GSAT-7 • Indian National Satellite System • Indian Space Research Organisation • INSAT-4E • Master Control Facility • Satellites • SaudiGeoSat-1/HellasSat-4 • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
GSAT-11, India’s heaviest communication satellite, recently launched successfully from French Guiana
On December 4, ISRO’s heaviest and most advanced high throughput communication satellite ‘GSAT-11’ was successfully launched by an European Ariane-5 vehicle (Flight VA246) rocket from Guiana Space Centre at Kourou in French Guiana. Initially, the satellite is placed in the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and will be raised to the Geostationary Orbit (36,000 km above ..