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.
India`s heaviest communication satellite (GSAT-10) was Wednesday placed in the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the earth, the Indian space agency said.
India`s latest communication satellite GSAT-10 is slated to be launched from Kourou in French Guiana on September 22.
India will launch a dedicated satellite in 2012 to monitor greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions.
US space agency NASA has
signed an agreement with ISRO to use data from Indian
satellite Oceansat-2, for various American agencies for
research activities, including weather forecasting.
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