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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...
India’s EYE IN THE SKY: ISRO launches it’s workhorse rocket PSLV on June 23

India’s EYE IN THE SKY: ISRO launches it’s workhorse rocket PSLV on June 23

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India on Friday, in its multiple satellite launch mission by PSLV, successfully put into orbit it's own earth observation satellite Cartosat, Nano satellite NIUSAT and 29 foreign satellites from 14 countries. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches the 40th flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-380) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), in Sriharikota, Andra Pradesh. The main cargo of the rocket PSLV was India's 712 Kg weighing Cartosat 2 series satellite with a design life of 5 years. The other 30 satellites weighing 243 kg were from 14 countries- Austria, Belgium, Britain, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and the US and one Indian nano Satellite, NIUSAT. Live streaming of the launch w...
10 things for which every Indian should feel proud

10 things for which every Indian should feel proud

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India is the seventh largest country in terms of the area while the second most populous country regarding population after China. We are leading producers of many minerals, cereals, fruits, vegetables and even goods. One of the largest spender of the army. And also, one of the fastest growing economies all over the world. Of course, every Indian should be aware of these facts being a citizen of the country. 1. India discovered Water on Moon It was ISRO's Chandrayaan-1 mission under which this vital discovery took place. Chandrayaan's Moon Mineralogy Mapper identified water on the moon's surface in this mission. 2. Second largest English speaking country Though we have not achieved the literacy rate of 100% in India, but we must be aware of this fact. Our country is the second larg