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PSLV delivered to orbit 8 satellites during its 37th flight !

This is how it should be done! ISRO launched on 26th September 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, their PSLV rocket with number of satellites under the payload fairing. Fifth mission of PSLV in 2016 was completed successfully and eight satellites are on their correct designated orbits. Launched conducted on 26th September was planned mainly for…
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INSAT-3DR – finally on orbit !

Indian meteorological satellite, INSAT-3DR, was launched today on atop of GSLV Mark II from Satish Dhawan Space Center T-1 launch pad. INSAT-3DR is replacement satellite for previous INSAT spacecraft; launched on July 25 2013 on atop Ariane 5 ECA, Insat-3D, suffered for anomaly during deploying one of its solar panels. Fortunately specialists and engineers from ground…
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Indian Scramjet engine finally tested during flight !

ISRO, Indian space agency, achieved next milestone after successful test of their RLV (Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator) vehicle conducted on May 23, 2016. This time prototypes of scramjet engine were launched on atop of rocket booster from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on August 28, 2016. This is important step in the whole program of development first…
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PSLV XL success – IRNSS-1F on orbit !

Second launch of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) satellite in 2016 became success - ISRO confirmed with this launch that PSLV is reliable rocket and India has potential to offer launch services on very high level. Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System is developing and this year is good example of consequence of ISRO in implementing…
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GSLV Mark 3 keeps the schedule – launch planned for December 2016 confirmed

It is not necessary to convince anybody in space industry about potential in ISRO and Indian space industry. If anyone could have any doubts now it should disappear. ISRO finished ground tests of their new cryogenic engine for third stage for GSLV launch vehicle. ISRO is still developing own launch vehicles to remain competitive not only because of…
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India postponed test of RLV to April 2016

ISRO announced on 28 December 2015 about postponing test of Reusable Launch Vehicle from February to April 2016. According to New Indian Express, Indian Space Research Organization informed about delayed in planning test flight of RLV. RLV is prototype of future scramjet unmanned reusable space plane launched on atop of single booster from PSLV rocket.…
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ILS future after Proton – Angara takes over the reins

ILS present services are based on reliable and proven Proton. But changes are on the horizon. International Launch Services was American-Russian partnership established between Lockheed Martin, Energia and Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center in 1995. It was offering launches with Proton (Khrunichev) and Atlas V (Lockheed) rockets; now it is offering full launch services…
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India’s satellite communication program might get a boost

Picture provided by ISRO Recently cabinet has approved the GSLV Mk-III continuation program-Phase 1 funding. This is considered to be the initial phase of the very crucial operational flights that will help to launch the 4-ton group of the communication satellite. Such launching will prove to be very useful concerning country’s communication satellites needs. This…
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ISRO and its essential role in weather prediction

The Indian weather forecast becomes predictable due to the help of the information provided by ISRO which is Indian Space Research Organization. ISRO is said to keep a close eye on the sky as it helps in predicting weather conditions by providing essential satellite data to the IMD that is the Indian Meteorological Department. ISRO…
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