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ISRO To Launch Back-up Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1H By August End

ISRO To Launch Back-up Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1H By August End

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ISRO will launch a backup satellite IRNSS-1H: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its navigation satellite IRNSS-1H by the end of August in order to replace the existing seven satellites of NavIC constellation. ISRO had launched seven satellites, which are:- IRNSS-1G on April 28, 2016 IRNSS-1F (March 10, 2016) IRNSS-1E (January 20, 2016) IRNSS-1D (March 28, 2015) IRNSS-1C (October 16, 2014) IRNSS-1B (April 4, 2014) IRNSS-1A on July 1, 2013. According to ISRO officials, the total cost of all the seven satellites was therefore about Rs 1,420 crore. About the Satellite: The Navigation Indian Constellation (NavIC) is an independent regional navigation satellite system. ISRO thus designed it to provide accurate position info...