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Airbus, OneWeb aim to kick off new satellite era with first launch

The launch may presage a boom in demand for launch services, with a handful of venture-backed rocket companies developing smaller boosters to deploy the smaller satellites at lower cost.

Feb 27, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-31 on February 6

ISRO also said the GSAT-31 will be used for supporting VSAT networks, television uplinks, digital satellite news gathering, DTH television services, cellular back haul connectivity and many such applications.

Feb 04, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

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's latest communication satellite GSAT-17 launched from French Guiana

The European launcher Arianespace Flight VA238 blasted off from Ariane Launch Complex No 3 (ELA 3) at Kourou, a French territory located in northeastern coast of South America, couple of minutes delayed than the scheduled time of 2:29 hrs IST, PTI reported.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

ISRO's GSAT-17 communication satellite set to take off from French Guiana Thursday

As per ISRO, the GSAT-17 is scheduled to lift off at 2:29 hrs IST on June 29, 2017, onboard Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.

Jun 28, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

ISRO puts communication satellite GSAT-18 into orbit

Communication satellite GSAT-18 successfully launched into orbit from European spacepad of Kourou in French Guiana. Watch complete news story of Aap Ki News for getting detailed updates!

Oct 07, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-18 on board Ariane-5 rocket from Kourou

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched India's communication satellite GSAT-18 on board Ariane-5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana.

Oct 06, 2016, 03:02 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

Missed the launch? Watch replay of Europe's Sentinel-1B liftoff on Soyuz

According to ESA, Sentinel-1B lifted off on a Soyuz rocket, flight VS14, from Europe’s Spaceport in Korou, French Guiana on 25 April 2016 at 21:02 GMT (23:02 CEST). 

Apr 26, 2016, 10:39 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

ISRO's Diwali gift: India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-15 launched successfully

 GSAT-15 was launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) after its co-passenger Arabsat-6B (BADR-7) was injected into space.

Nov 11, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

Australia launches communications satellite

Isolated Australian communities are a step closer to high-speed internet after the successful launch of one of two new satellites specifically designed for the country's National Broadband Network.

Oct 01, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

Top French court confirms no new cockfighting pits

 France`s top court on Friday upheld a ban on new cockfighting pits, as the country seeks to stamp out the ancient bloodsport that continues in some regions despite being banned in most parts of the world.

Jul 31, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Flight of fancy! Cat enjoys plane ride clinging to wings - Watch

A YouTube video showing a stowaway cat's flight journey through the skies of French Guiana has gone viral.

Jun 23, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Europe launches satellite to give Earth observation colour vision

Europe will on Monday will launch a satellite that will give its multibillion-euro Copernicus Earth observation project "color vision," delivering valuable images that could help forecast crop harvests and respond to humanitarian crises.

Jun 22, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

India set to launch its communication satellite GSAT-16 Friday

India is all set to launch its communication satellite GSAT-16 from the spaceport of Kourou, French Guiana on Friday.

Dec 04, 2014, 16:57 PM IST

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-16 on December 5

India is set to launch its latest communication satellite GSAT-16 onboard Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana next month.

Nov 26, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Ariane rocket launches Asia-Pacific telecoms satellites

An Ariane 5 rocket took off from the European space centre at Kourou in French Guiana late Thursday, before placing two Asia-Pacific telecoms satellites into orbit, the launch firm Arianespace said.

Sep 12, 2014, 05:21 AM IST

EU to launch Galileo satellites

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that its Galileo satellites are scheduled to be launched Friday.

Aug 22, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

ESA`s Gaia surveyor ready for launch

ESA`s billion-star surveyor Gaia is ready to depart for its launch site in French Guiana, as it sets to embark on a five-year mission to map the stars with unprecedented precision.

Jun 28, 2013, 17:21 PM IST