ISRO to launch navigation satellite on May 29

Sriharikota, 25/5: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will on May 29 launch NVS-01 navigation satellite which incorporates L1 band signals additionally to widen the services from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

The GSLV-F12 will take off at 10.42 am on Monday with the NVS-01 navigation satellite, weighing about 2,232 kg.

This Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) mission is designed to deploy the NVS-01 navigation satellite, weighing about 2232 kg, into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. Subsequent orbit raising manoeuvres will be used for taking the satellite to the intended orbit,” the ISRO said in a statement.

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