Thursday, 16 October 2014

General Knowledge-Current Affairs-India successfully launches IRNSS 1C navigational satellite

India successfully launches IRNSS 1C navigational satellite, the third in the series of seven satellite constellation for regional navigation system

India successfully launched its third navigational satellite IRNSS 1C, on board ISRO's PSLV C 26 rocket, from Sriharikota. With this launch, India has moved a step closer to setting up the country's own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System of the US. The IRNSS 1C is the third of the series of seven satellites ISRO is planing to launch to put in place what is called the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.

ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan said, the next satellite of the IRNSS constellation will be launched in December this year. He congratulated and thanked the entire team that worked for the successful launch.  

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