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Indian spy satellite passes over Tibet, China mobilises troops

New Delhi:¬†India’s premier intelligence-gathering satellite EMISAT, operated by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has taken a good look at the positions of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in occupied Tibet. The satellite which carries Kautilya, an ELINT (electronic intelligence) package whose “capabilities are among the most highly-classified and closely-guarded aspects of operation […]

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Defence satellite Emisat put into orbit by India

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh):¬†The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday put the Emisat, an electronic intelligence satellite for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and 28 other foreign satellites into orbit in a copy book style. With Monday’s launch, India has successfully put into orbit 297 foreign satellites till date. The notable aspects of […]

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India’s A-SAT based on indigenous technology

New Delhi: India on Wednesday demonstrated its capability to interdict and intercept a satellite in outer space based on indigenous technology, the government said. The Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile test, Mission Shakti, conducted from the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island launch complex in Odisha, was a technological mission carried out by the DRDO. An External Affairs […]

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A-SAT test: Praise pours in, Congress says UPA initiated

New Delhi: Politicians across party lines on Wednesday congratulated the DRDO and space scientists for making India “a space superpower” after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that anti-satellite missile A-SAT successfully targeted a live satellite on low earth orbit, even as they criticised the government for taking credit and violating the election model code of […]

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India puts into orbit satellite ‘Microsat R’ for DRDO and ‘Kalamsat’

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | India on Thursday night opened the year’s space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite “Microsat R” for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and students-built nano-satellite “Kalamsat” in a copy book style. The notable aspects of this space mission are flying of a new variant of Polar Satellite […]