ISRO's GSAT-16 satellite launched, PM Narendra Modi calls it a 'major asset'
ISRO's GSAT-16 satellite launched, PM Narendra Modi calls it a 'major asset'

India's advanced communications satellite GSAT-16 was carried into orbit by an European Ariane 5 rocket, that blasted off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana in the wee hours of Sunday morning, ISRO said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Broadcasting Minister of State Rajyavardhan Rathore applauded the ISRO scientists.

Galileo navigation satellites lose their way in space

Two European Galileo satellites launched as part of a navigation system designed to rival GPS have failed to locate their intended orbit, launch firm Arianespace has said.

Europe`s Galileo satellites launched into wrong orbit

European satellite launch company Arianespace announced Saturday that the two satellites of Europe`s Galileo satellite navigation system launched Friday from the European spaceport in French Guiana were delivered into the wrong orbit.

European satellite chief says industry faces challenges

Europe`s satellite launch industry needs to be overhauled to keep up with tough challenges from US rival SpaceX and other emerging competitors, the head of European satellite giant Arianespace has said.

Arianespace to launch another Indian satellite in a month

European space consortium Arianespace, which orbited India`s advanced weather spacecraft INSAT-3D early today, is getting ready to launch another satellite of the country, GSAT-7, in a month`s time.

Arianespace to launch India`s INSAT-3D spacecraft on July 26

European space consortium Arianespace would launch India`s INSAT-3D, an exclusive meteorological satellite, from its spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana on July 26.

GSAT-10 to be launched on Sept 29

India`s communication satellite GSAT-10, slated to be launched early today, will now be launched on September 29 following a technical problem on board Ariane 5 launcher.

GSAT-10 to be launched in 2 months: ISRO

India`s 3400-kg communication satellite GSAT-10 is now ready to be shipped to the spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana for launch by European space consortium Arianespace in two months.

Arianespace launches rocket in French Guiana with 2 satellites

Arianespace has launched a rocket carrying two satellites that will provide
direct TV broadcasts to continents including Europe, Asia and Africa.