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GSAT-7 Satellite Launched Successfully

GSAT-7 satellite was launched by ISRO on 30th Aug 2013, from launch site Kourou, French Guiana (South America).The launch vehicle used in the launch was Ariane-5 VA-215 of European space agency. What are GSAT-7 capabilities ? A multi crore satellite (approx Rs 185 Crore),has been designed to impart advanced marine communication capabilities with the help

INSAT-3D

INSAT-3D, India’s advanced meteorological satellite was successfully launched by an European rocket,¬†Ariane-5 (VA214) from the spaceport of Kourou, French Guiana, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning systems. According to ISRO, INSAT-3D adds a new dimension to weather monitoring through its atmospheric sounding system, which provides vertical profiles of temperature, humidity and integrated

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