ISRO’s 32 Planned Missions In 2019

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India is planning to launch 32 space missions in 2019, a top space official said. “The year 2019 promises to be challenging to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) community with 32 planned missions,” its chairman K. Sivan said. The missions include the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 to land on the moon with lander and rover. The Rs 800-crore lunar…

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Government Issues Directive All Private Channels Must Shift To Indian Satellites

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As the union government’s directive to private channels to shift from foreign to Indian satellites begins to kick into effect, the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) and the department of space (DOS) will prepare an action plan for those channels that beam content overseas so that their footprint abroad is not curtailed by the move, people aware of the…

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India’s Satellite Broadcast Band Supporting TV Services To 149 Million Households

The television & radio broadcasting band like C-band & Ku-band were the frequency band that was allocated for commercial use via satellites in India. Most of the million people’s in the India still used C-band & Ku-band. The lower frequencies used by C-Band perform better under adverse weather conditions than the Ku-band or Ka-band frequencies. In a submission to the…

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China’s Another Seven Beidou Satellites Will Be Launched By November

Another seven BeiDou satellites are scheduled to be launched by November, said an official from the China Satellite Navigation Office. The BeiDou satellite constellation has entered a key period. With this latest batch, China will have launched a total of 19 satellites for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which can provide basic services globally, Ran Chengqi, director the China…

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Newly Launched British Satellites Track Illegal Logging And Shipping

Two new British satellites have been successfully launched into low earth orbit to demonstrate the latest technology for monitoring both land and sea. On board the same rocket, the NovaSAR-1 radar satellite and the S1-4 high-definition optical satellite, both developed and manufactured by a firm based in Surrey, blasted off from a space centre in India. Backed by a £21m…

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ISRO Has Chosen Arianespace To Launch Its GSAT-31 And GSAT-30

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has chosen Arianespace to launch its GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 telecommunications satellites. The two satellites are to be launched on separate Ariane 5s from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana from end 2018 onwards, starting with GSAT-31. Both satellites will be designed, assembled and integrated by ISRO. They are planned as…

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28 Years Old Odisha Man Builds Private Satellite

0 cm cube-sized communication satellite will be launched into space by a U.S.-based firm in Nov. Gurudatta Panda, a 28-year-old from Odisha’s Berhampur, is part of a small team of technocrats that built a satellite for a private satellite design, manufacturing and management company. The eight-member team, including Mr. Panda, from Hyderabad-based Exseed Space Private Limited has constructed 10 cm…

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