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News Archive / Tagged: Satish Dhawan Space Centre

  • PSLV booster soars into space with fleet of 20 satellites

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 22nd, 2016

    India has successfully launched its flagship PSLV rocket carrying a record number of 20 satellites. The launch occurred as planned at 9:26 a.m. local time (03:56 GMT) from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • India’s PSLV set to launch record 20 satellites on Wednesday

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 20th, 2016

    ISRO is about to send a record number of 20 satellites in a single mission. India's flagship PSLV booster will take to the skies on Wednesday, June 22, from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, to orbit a panoply of spacecraft for various customers around the world. Liftoff is scheduled to take place at 9:26 a.m. local time (03:56 GMT).

  • India to complete homegrown navigational satellite system with launch of IRNSS-1G

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 27th, 2016

    The ISRO is about to launch its last navigational satellite for the indigenous IRNSS system. The spacecraft, designated IRNSS-1G, will be launched on April 28, atop the country’s PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Liftoff is currently set for 3:20 a.m. EDT (7:20 GMT).

  • India ready to launch its fifth IRNSS navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 18th, 2016

    The ISRO is ready to launch its IRNSS-1E navigation satellite on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), located in Sriharikota. The fifth spacecraft in the IRNSS series is scheduled to be launched by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at 04:01 GMT (11:01 p.m. EST on Jan. 19).