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Insat-4A ready for launch on 22 Dec; DD to telecast event live

MUMBAI: Preparations are in its final stages for the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) latest satellite, Insat-4A, on board the 169th flight of Ariane from Kourou, French Guyana. Doordarshan will telecast live the launch of Insat-4A, which will begin at 3:45 am on 22...

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Insat 4A to launch on 22 December in French Guyana

MUMBAI: Final preparations are on for the liftoff of India’s telecommunications satellite Insat-4A and the European meteorological satellite 2 Meteosat (MSG-2) on an Ariane 5 G rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guyana on 21 December (around 2 am on 22 December India time).

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Arianespace readies Insat 4A, weather satellite for launch

MUMBAI: On the heels of Arianespace's record-setting Ariane 5 success this week for DirecTV and Indonesia's Telkom 2; preparations are moving ahead for the launcher's next dual-payload mission - which is scheduled for the second half of December.

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Tata-Sky leases Insat 4A; to offer 150 channels

MUMBAI: The countdown is well and truly on for Tata Sky Ltd, the Tata-Star joint venture, to launch direct-to-home (DTH) services in India. Tata Sky announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to lease all 12 Ku-band transponders on the Insat...

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Isro sets 16 December as launch date for Insat 4A

MUMBAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has informed Tata-Sky Ltd, the 80:20 joint venture between the Tatas and Rupert Murdoch-controlled Star Group, that the launch of its much delayed Insat 4A satellite has been set for 16 December.   Tata-Sky CEO Vikram Kaushik confirmed to...

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