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India puts into orbit its 42nd communication satellite

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Dec 17 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully placed its 42nd communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) in the geosynchronous transfer orbit in a textbook style. India's brand new communication satellite CMS-01 with a life span of seven years...

ISRO to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on Dec 17

Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) India will launch a communication satellite CMS-01, formerly named GSAT-12R, on December 17 evening, using its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket's XL variant numbered as PSLV-C50, the Indian space agency said on Friday. According to...

Pixxel plans to have its satellite constellation up in sky by 2022

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, (IANS) Bengaluru-based private satellite company Syzygy Space Technologies Pvt Ltd, commonly known as Pixxel, plans to have its constellation of 30 small earth observation satellites up in the sky by the end of 2022, said a...

ISRO’s PSLV rocket to launch Pixxel’s earth imaging satellite

Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Friday that NewSpace India Limited, the commercial arm of the Department of Space, has entered into a launch agreement with the country's private satellite company Pixxel. According to...

SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites for cheaper Internet

San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX on Wednesday launched another successful mission carrying 60 more Starlink satellites onboard a Falcon 9 rocket into low-Earth orbit that will join the rest in beaming affordable Internet. The reusable Falcon 9...

ISRO opts for generic name for communication satellites too

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Nov 7 (IANS) Now it is official. The Indian space agency has decided go generic in naming its communication satellites as well after earth observation satellites (EOS). On Saturday, post the successful launch of the Polar Satellite...

India adds 1 more eye in sky, radar imaging satellite & 9 foreign sats launched

By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Nov 7 (IANS) India on Saturday successfully placed into orbit one more eye in the sky -- a radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (Earth Observation Satellite, formerly RISAT-2BR2) -- and nine other foreign satellites in...

India’s PSLV rocket lifts-off with radar imaging satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 7 (IANS) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) rocket carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (formerly RISAT-2BR2) and nine foreign satellites lifted off from the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The...

ISRO adopts new satellite naming style, RISAT-2BR2 now EOS-01

By Venkatachari Jagannathan (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided follow a new naming policy for its earth observation satellites, it is learnt. Henceforth, the Indian space agency will be naming its earth observation satellites as EOS tagged with...

ISRO to open 2020 launch account on Nov 7 with radar imaging satellite

Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to open its rocket launch activity for this year on November 7 with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C49 (PSLV C49) carrying a radar imaging satellite for the country...

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Fuel prices rise again, reach new highs on Friday

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply again on Friday reaching new all-time high levels...