ISRO launches India's sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the country's sixth navigation satellite IRNSS-1F from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh today.
The launch took place at 4:00 pm, exactly at the scheduled time, with the separation taking place at 4:06 pm. The satellite took off at a speed of 309 km/sec and comprises of seven satellites.
Till date, India has launched five regional navigational satellites (IRNSS-1A, 1B, 1C, ID and 1E) as part of a constellation of seven satellites to provide accurate position information service to users across the country and the region, extending up to an area of 1,500 km.
In the vote of thanks for the successful launch of IRNSS-1F, an ISRO official announced the launch of GSLV satellite in the second half of 2016.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Aware of Chinese submarine deployment at Balochistan's Gwadar port, says Navy chief
- Like SAARC, should India boycott Pak in Heart of Asia conference?
- 'Heart of Asia' Conference begins in Amritsar; Sartaj Aziz to pay a visit on Sunday
- Panel discussion over Mamata Banerjee's false allegations on Indian Army for political gains
- Watch: Reports on final deal of M-777 tanks between India and America
- Gujarat businessman declares highest ever black money amount – Rs 13,000 crore!
- Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise
- Rs 14,000 crore default case: Gujarat businessman detained, says money belongs to politicians, babus
- Newly-wed couple Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech perform `bhangra` at Goa airport – Viral video
- Gujarat man who disclosed Rs 14,000 crore unaccounted wealth goes missing