Posts Tagged: Satish Dhawan Space Centre

Achievements of The Department of Space During 2013

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Following are the salient features of the initiatives taken by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences during the year 2013:  Space Missions The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) submitted a plan for 58 space missions to be undertaken as a part of 12th Five Year Plan, 2012-17.Accordingly, a Plan outlay of Rs. 39,750 crore in 12th Five Year Plan period […]

India’s first dedicated navigation satellite put in orbit

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India entered a new era in space applications in the wee hours of July 2, 2013 when the PSLV-C22 placed the IRNSS-1A, the country’s first dedicated navigation satellite, in orbit. The launch vehicle lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 11.41 p.m. on the night of July 1, 2013. […]