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Cabinet approves cooperation between ISRO and USGS for Exchange and use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data

The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) for Cooperation in the exchange and use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data. The MoU between the two agencies was signed on 9th July 2016 at Bengaluru. The MoU will give ..


ISRO places Resourcesat-2A in orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2A in the orbit. Resourcesat-2A was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C36. The 1.2 tonne satellite was launched at 10:25pm. A XL version of the rocket was used in 38th flight of PSLV. PSLV has been ..