India to launch communication satellite on January 17

The Paris-based Arianespace launched the space agency`s Gsat-31 on February 6, 2019, with 1-2K bus structure to provide communication services from geo-stationary orbit in Ku-band for 15 years.

Jan 01, 2020, 23:33 PM IST

All you need to know about GSAT-7A, ISRO's military communication satellite

The 2,250-kg GSAT-7A has a mission life of eight years.

Dec 19, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

All you need to know about GSAT-29, ISRO's latest communication satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its latest communication satellite, GSAT-29, from its second developmental flight GSLV-MkII D2.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

ISRO to launch three more satellites for high-speed bandwidth connectivity in rural areas

The satellites are AGSAT 20 (to be launched next year), GSAT 11, and GSAT 29.

Sep 17, 2018, 06:59 AM 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

Department of Space gets Rs 6000 crore in budget

The government has allocated Rs 6000 crore for the Department of Space in the Union Budget for 2015-16, with a major thrust on Launch Vehicle Technology projects.

Feb 28, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Second orbit raising manoeuvre of GSAT-16 performed

The second orbit raising manoeuvre of the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 was successfully performed Tuesday, Indian Space Research Organisation said.

Dec 09, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

LAM engine fired to raise orbit of GSAT-16

A day after the successful launch of GSAT-16, the Liquid Apogee Motor of the communication satellite was fired Monday, in the first orbit raising manoeuvre.

Dec 08, 2014, 16:27 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

GSAT-14 orbit raised again

The Indian space agency Thursday successfully completed the orbit-raising activity of its communication satellite G-SAT14 for a third time since it was put in orbit Jan 5.

Jan 09, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

ISRO’s GSLV-D5 slated for August 19 launch

Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO said on Tuesday that it is gearing up to flight-test its GSLV-D5 with indigenous cryogenic engine on August 19.

Jul 23, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

Cabinet nod for GSAT-10 communication satellite

India`s plans to have a GPS based
navigation system got a shot in the arm with the government
today approving development of a communications satellite for
the purpose.

Aug 06, 2009, 23:13 PM IST