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India's heaviest satellite GSAT-10 successfully launched

India's advanced communication satellite GSAT-10 was successfully launched early on Saturday on board Ariane-5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana.

GSAT-10, with a design life of 15 years

Manmohan Singh to witness historic PSLV launch


The stage is all set for Isro’s 100th mission. The launch of the PSLV-C21 from Sriharikota at 9.51 am on Sunday will be a historical and memorable occasion for the Indian Space Research Organisation.

Launch of 2 telecommunication satellites ends in failure

Launch of two telecommunications satellites into space with the aid of a Briz-M booster block ended in a failure on Tuesday morning after a technology fault, an official spokesman for the Russian Fede

ISRO mulling hiving off satellite production to industry


As it prepares for Moon and Mars missions, ISRO is planning to hive off production of communication satellites and polar satellite launch vehicles (PSLV) to the industry.

The space agency is ke

India to ferry heaviest foreign satellite in August


India will ferry two foreign satellites - French and Japanese - on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21) rocket in August this year for a price, said a senior official.

"The next rocket

Railways launches satellite-based system to monitor train movement


All trains, including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto, will be monitored by a satellite-based navigation system by next year as part of the Railways' effort to provide accuracy about their movement.

Indian rocket successfully launches Risat-1 satellite

On an early Thursday morning, an Indian rocket successfully launched into orbit a microwave Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) from Sriharikota.

The indigenous Risat-1, with a life span of five years,

71-hour countdown going on perfectly: ISRO


The countdown for the launch of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, carrying the 1,858 kg RISAT-1, India's radar imaging satellite, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Thursday, is pr

71-hour countdown commences for RISAT 1

The 71-hour countdown for the launch of 1,858 kg RISAT -1, India's radar imaging satellite, the heaviest one to be lifted by ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle commenced on Monday morning.

"The co

North Korea says satellite 'failed to enter orbit'


News of North Korea's abortive rocket launch was flashed around the world on Friday but there were four long hours of silence before Pyongyang admitted the highly publicised attempt had failed.


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