Friday, October 3, 2014

#ISRO's Next launch:Navigation satellite #IRNSS-1C on Oct 10th

The IRNSS 1C satellite would be launched on the 28th flight of India’s PSLV-C26 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.IRNSS is similar to US’ Global Positioning System, Russia’s Glonass and Europe’s Galileo. China and Japan also have similar systems, ‘Beidou’ and ‘Quasi Zenith.’The first two satellites in the series, IRNSS 1A and IRNSS 1B were launched from Sriharikota on July 1 2013 and April 4 this year respectively. ISRO has plans to send seven satellites to put in place the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS).