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New company to be established under Department of Space

The government has approved setting up of a new company under the Department of Space to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Centers and constituent units of DOS. Avenues for Commercialisation The following avenues provide opportunities for commercial exploitation of ISRO programmes: Small satellite technology transfer to industry. ..

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Human Space Flight Centre Inaugurated

The Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) which would be the core of ISRO’s future manned missions was inaugurated at the ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru. The Human Space Flight Centre will implement the first development flight of Gaganyaan with the support of existing ISRO Centres. The Human Space Flight Centre would be responsible for end-to-end mission ..

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ISRO puts 'lightest satellite' Kalamsat V2 into orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has launched the Kalamsat-V2 from Sriharikota space centre. Kalamsat-V2 The satellite is named after former president and Indian scientist Dr Abdul Kalam. The features of the Kalamsat V2 satellite are: It is the lightest satellite to be ever built and launched into orbit and it is also Isro’s first launch ..

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ISRO launches two satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 using PSLV-C42

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched two satellites— NovaSAR and S1-4-belonging to United Kingdom (UK) based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL). Both satellites were injected into Sun Synchronous Orbit (pole-to-pole orbit) at an altitude of 583 km after the launch. About launch These satellites were launched on board of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) ..

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IRNSS-1I: ISRO successfully launches navigation satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched IRNSS-1I navigation satellite from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The satellite was launched on board of PSLV-C41 (height of 44.4 meters and weight of 321 tonnes) after the normal lift-off and was successfully placed in the designated orbit. It was overall 20th flight of PSLV-XL version and ..

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