ISRO To Launch Two Communication Satellites This Year

Chennai, India (PTI) Jan 06, 2011 ISRO said on Wednesday, it plans to launch at least two large communication satellites within this calendar year to tide over the scarcity of transponders due to the failure of two consecutive GSLV missions. The space agency has also decided to turn to the tried and tested Arianespace for the twin launches scheduled for March and December this year. “We are going to launch GSAT-8 and

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