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India on the Way to its Own GPS

India is on the way to its own GPS.The country today(28 March,2015) launched satellite IRNSS-1D from Sriharikota onboard  PSLV-C27  to pave the way for the country’s own navigation system on par with the GPS of US. The satellite was launched … Continue reading

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Space Research Organization of India launches IRNSS 1C Navigation satellite : A New Step in Making an Independent Navigation System

ISRO  successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO’s PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport  moving a step closer to setting up the country’s own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. The satellite  is the … Continue reading

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Detecting Subtle Changes – ERS-2 & Envisat

The European Space Agency says it has paired its European Remote Sensing-2 satellite with its Envisat satellite in their second tandem operation. ERS-2, the space agency’s veteran spacecraft, and Envisat, the largest environmental satellite ever built, both carry Synthetic Aperture … Continue reading

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India to launch remote sensing satellite

India plans to launch an advanced Remote Sensing Satellite, Cartosat-2A, on April 28 along with a Third World Satellite (TWSAT) and eight nano satellites on board home-built polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) from its spaceport of Sriharikota. ISRO sources said … Continue reading

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