Navigation satellite orbit raised, ISRO starts testing cryogenic engine

The Indian space agency Saturday evening successfully put its first navigation satellite IRNSS-1A - in the geosynchronous orbit at 27 degrees to the equator, said officials Sunday.

`Third orbit-raising completed on navigation satellite`

The IRNSS-1A was launched July 1 from Indian Space Research Organisation`s (ISRO) spaceport in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO awaits nod for second rocket assembly facility

The Indian space agency is awaiting the government`s nod for one more vehicle/rocket assembly building at its second launch pad in Sriharikota at an outlay of around Rs.350 crore, said a senior official.

Indian satellite`s orbit to be raised Tuesday night

Indian space agency ISRO will around midnight Tuesday carry out activities to raise the orbit of its first navigation satellite, Indian Regional Navigation Satellite-1A (IRNSS-1A).

India`s first navigation satellite launched successfully

India today successfully launched its first dedicated navigation satellite using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle which blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

Indian PSLV successfully launches IRNSS-1A navigation satellite

India`s first navigation satellite was successfully placed in orbit by an Indian rocket Monday midnight in copy book style.

`India`s first midnight satellite launch progressing smoothly`

The countdown for the first midnight launch of an Indian navigation satellite July 1 began Saturday at Sriharikota rocket launch centre in Andhra Pradesh and is progressing smoothly, a senior official said.

India`s first dedicated navigational satellite launch on July 1

India`s first dedicated navigational satellite IRNSS-1A with a 10 year mission life will be launched on July 1 by ISRO on board PSLV-C22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at nearby Sriharikota.

India`s first navigation satellite set for July 1 launch

Indian Space Research Organisation has now scheduled the launch of the country`s first navigation satellite for July one after rectifying an anomaly.

Glitch puts off Indian navigation satellite launch

An electrical glitch in the rocket Saturday forced the Indian space agency to put off its first regional navigation satellite (IRNSS-1A) launch June 12 by two weeks.