ISRO Set To Launch Heaviest Satellite For Telecom And TV

Bangalore, India (PTI) Dec 17, 2010 Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation were set to launch their heaviest satellite from near here on Monday to retire an old one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of telecom, TV and weather services, officials said. The satellite, officially called GSAT-5P, will blast off on the state-run space agency’s geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle, or GSLV, and scientists hope

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