India's heaviest communication satellite put into orbit

According to ISRO, GSAT-11 will play a vital role in providing broadband services across the country. It will also provide a platform to demonstrate new generation applications.

Dec 05, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

India recalls GSAT-11 satellite for 'additional' tests from Arianespace's rocket port

The Indian space agency has recalled its communication satellite GSAT-11 from Arianespace`s rocket port in Kourou in French Guiana, said Arianespace. "Due to additional technical checks with the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) GSAT-11 satellite, to be conducted from the ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) located in Bengaluru, the Ariane 5 launch initially planned for May 25, VA243, has been postponed," Arianespace said on Wednesday.

Apr 25, 2018, 12:07 PM IST

Strike-delayed European rocket launches in French Guiana

SGDC will provide strategic communications for the Brazilian government and military, and beam broadband services across the country, helping to provide internet access to remote and underserved communities.

May 06, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

ISRO's GSAT-18 satellite launch postponed by 24 hours due to bad weather

The rocket is now expected to liftoff between 2 a.m. and 3.15 a.m. from Kourou (French Guiana) on Thursday October 6.

Oct 05, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

India to launch two communication satellites in 2016, 2017

 Arianespace said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has selected it to launch GSAT-17 and GSAT-18 telecommunication satellites on Ariane 5 rockets from French Guiana in 2016 and 2017.

Nov 11, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Ariane 5 gears up to blast off with ISRO's GSAT-15 satellite

The Indian satellite GSAT-15 is designed to deliver telecommunications services, along with dedicated navigation-aid and emergency services.

Nov 10, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Nod to Arianespace for launch of ISRO satellite

Arianespace got the nod to go ahead with the November 10 launch of Indian communication satellite GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B, the agency said.

Nov 07, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

Arianespace to soon decide on launching Indian GSAT-15

GSAT-15 is the 18th satellite built by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and 19th payload launched by Arianespace.

Nov 03, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Indian communication satellite to be launched on November 10 

The Indian satellite was transferred to the launcher final assembly building where it will be readied for installation atop Ariane 5.

Oct 31, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

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.

Dec 07, 2014, 03:51 AM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2014, 06:36 AM IST

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.

Aug 23, 2014, 20:20 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

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.

Jul 26, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2012, 16:20 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2012, 16:22 PM IST

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.

Oct 30, 2009, 13:40 PM IST