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India launches satellite for ocean monitoring

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifts off with the EOS 6 satellite. Credit: ISRO India launched a satellite Saturday to measure ocean winds and water temperatures, adding a key data source for weather forecasters tracking tropical cyclone development around the world. The new ocean monitoring spacecraft, named EOS-06 or Oceansat 3, took off Saturday at …

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Indian rocket launches three satellites for Singapore

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifts off from the Indian east coast with three Singaporean satellites. Credit: ISRO Three Singaporean satellites lifted off Thursday on an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and rocketed into an orbit more than 350 miles above Earth to begin missions supporting military surveillance, technology demonstrations, and solar research. The Polar …

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India orbits three satellites in first space launch since failure

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifts off with the EOS 4 radar satellite. Credit: ISRO An Indian radar satellite and two rideshare payloads rode a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle into orbit Sunday, returning India’s space program to flight after the failure of a different type of rocket last August. The mission lifted off from the …

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