Indian satellite GSAT-7 transponders switched on

All the 11 transponders of India`s advanced multiband communication satellite (GSAT-7) have been switched on and are performing well, the space agency said late Wednesday.

Indian `military` satellite put into earth`s orbit

India`s first `military` satellite was Wednesday put into the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the earth, five days after it was launched Aug 30 onboard an European rocket from Kourou in French Guiana off the Pacific coast.

India`s first defence satellite GSAT-7 all set for launch

GSAT-7 is India`s first dedicated spacecraft for Defence applications.

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.