by Staff Writers
New Delhi (IANS) Aug 04, 2011
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has so far launched 64 satellites and of these seven failed, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.
Minister of state in the ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions V. Narayanasamy informed the Lok Sabha that using Indian launch vehicles, ISRO has so far launched 64 satellites - 38 national satellites and 26 international.
"There have been a total of seven failed launches, of which five have been during experimental or developmental phase whereas two were operational missions," he said
Source: Indo-Asia News Service
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Inmarsat Selects ILS Proton For Inmarsat-5
London, UK (SPX) Aug 02, 2011
Inmarsat reports that Inmarsat SA, one of its subsidiary companies, has signed a contract with International Launch Services (ILS) for the launch of three Inmarsat-5 satellites. The launches, scheduled for 2013-14, will use the ILS Proton launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Inmarsat-5 satellites - three state-of-the-art 702HP Ka-band satellites currently being bu ... read more
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