Isro to Launch India’s 3rd Navigation Satellite

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India’s 3rd Navigation Satellite

India’s 1/3 navigation satellite tv for pc can be launched October sixteen from Sriharikota spaceport in coastal Andhra Pradesh, space agency Isro announced Thursday.

“The 1,425kg navigation satellite (IRNSS-1C) will likely be launched October sixteen at 1.32am IST onboard a polar rocket (PSLV-C26) from Satish Dhawan house centre at Sriharikota,” stated an Indian space analysis supplier (Isro) remark. Sriharikota is about 100km northeast of Chennai.

The satellite tv for pc, which used to be scheduled for launch Oct 10 but the launch postpone with the aid of a week due to a glitch within the telemetry device, is a part of the Indian Regional Navigation satellite tv for pc system (IRNSS) on the way to have a constellation of seven satellites to provide accurate positioning carrier for terrestrial, aerial and maritime navigation in 1,500 km house in the Indian peninsula.

Isro to Launch India’s Third Navigation Satellite on October 16

 

“The satellite has been integrated with the rocket and ultimate exams are in growth. The 67-hour countdown for the launch will begin October thirteen at 6.32am IST,” said the ISRO observation.

The second navigation satellite tv for pc (IRNSS-1B) was launched April 4 this year from the spaceport.

The Indian machine will probably be much like the usa global Positioning machine (GPS), Russia’s Glonass and Europe’s Galileo constellation of navigation satellites.

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