by Staff Writers
New Delhi (XNA) Jan 22, 2014
India is to launch three navigation satellites this year, a senior official of the state- owned space agency has reportedly said.
"Three satellites belonging to the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) constellation will be launched by the space agency this year," the Scientific Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organization, V. Koteshwara Rao, was quoted by the media as saying Thursday.
The three satellites are IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C and IRNSS-1D, the official has said.
IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system encompassing the Indian region and 1,500 km around the Indian mainland.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
China National Space Administration
GPS Applications, Technology and Suppliers
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement|