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The Government of India launched the GEMINI device that will provide information related to disaster warning. This is exclusively designed for fishermen about disasters when they are 10 to 12 km away from the coast. GEMINI GEMINI is Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information. It disseminates seamlessly about emergency situations, communication on disaster ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet has approved continuation of the ongoing Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) programme phase-4 consisting of five rocket flights during 2021-2024. GSLV programme phase-4 will enable the launch of two-tonne class of satellites for geo-imaging, navigation, data relay communication and space sciences. The total fund required for GSLV phase four completion has been ..
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • GSAT • Indian Space Research Organisation • Satellite launch failures • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana. GSAT-31 was launched from the launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247. Features of the GSAT-31 The important features of the GSAT-31 are: GSAT-31 would be placed at Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. GSAT-31 will augment the Ku-band transponder capacity in Geostationary Orbit. GSAT-31 derives its heritage from ISRO’s earlier ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Ariane 5 VA-247 • ATM services • DTH Television Services • French Guiana • Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit • GSAT • GSAT-31 • Hassan • INSAT • ISRO • Karnataka • Ku-band • Master Control Facility • Spaceport
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
On December 19, ISRO has successfully launched its military communication satellite GSAT 7A through launch vehicle ‘GSLV-F11’into the orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Dubbed ‘Angry Bird’, GSAT 7A is designed to expand network capabilities to the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Ku-band over the Indian region. It will ..
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • GSAT • GSAT-14 • GSAT-3 • GSAT-7A • In India • Indian Space Research Organisation • Satellite launch failures • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • 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 ..