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GSAT-11 called back for tests to be on the safe side: ISRO Chairman

Chennai :  The Indian space agency has recalled its communication satellite GSAT-11 from Arianespace’s rocket port in French Guiana for further tests, to be on the safe side, said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan on Wednesday. “We are bringing back the GSAT-11 satellite to carry out some tests to be doubly sure […]

GSLV-F08 is the 12th flight of GSLV and sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic Stage. The Launch of GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A took place from the Second Launch Pad in Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. (Courtesy: isro.gov.in)

GSAT-6A satellite could become space debris if link not established

Chennai :  Indian communication satellite GSAT-6A would become a space debris if the Indian space agency does not reestablish communication link with it, said experts. They also said Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) ability to link up again with the Rs 270 crore GSAT-6A satellite seemed to be remote as it was more than 48 […]

GSLV-F08 is the 12th flight of GSLV and sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic Stage. The Launch of GSLV-F08 carrying GSAT-6A took place from the Second Launch Pad in Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. (Courtesy: isro.gov.in)

India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

Bengaluru :  In a setback for its space programme, India on Sunday said it lost contact with its communication satellite GSAT-6A, which was launched on board the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) on March 29. “After the successful long-duration firings, the communication from the satellite was lost when it (satellite) was on course for the […]