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India’s 1st dedicated satellite for astronomy research Astrosat successfully launched

India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research Astrosat has been successfully launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta. It was launched along with 6 foreign satellites by the ISRO’s work horse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C30 (PSLV-C30). About Astrosat Astrosat is India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory and one of the major scientific mission of ISRO ..

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ISRO to launch 9 nano/micro US satellites during 2015-16

During the 2015-16 time frame, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching 9 nano/ micro satellites of United States (US). This will be the first time in ISRO’s history it will launch US satellites. In this regard the commercial arm of ISRO, Antrix Corporation Ltd has signed agreement to US. For this mission the ..

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ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C28 carrying 5 UK satellites

ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-28 on 10 July 2015 successfully put five satellites of United Kingdom into designated orbits. They were successfully put designated into orbit after its lift off from first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta, Andhra Pradesh. For this mission, ISRO had used high-end XL version of PSLV ..

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Union Cabinet approves PSLV Continuation Programme

Union Cabinet has approved continuation of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) programme for another fifteen operational flights of PSLV-C36 to PSLV-C50. The decision in this regard was taken at a Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. All the fifteen operational flights under this programme will be completed during the ..

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ISRO successfully launches fourth navigation satellite IRNSS 1D

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 28 March 2015 successfully launched fourth navigation satellite Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)-1D. It was launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-27 into the orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The satellite is similar to, and follows the IRNSS 1A, 1B and 1C ..

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