INSAT-3DS satellite

NASA launches breakthrough satellite to study climate change

The shoebox-sized satellite, part of the Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment (PREFIRE) mission, was successfully deployed into orbit on Saturday at 4:35 a.m. ET. It hitched a ride aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket, which lifted off from the company's launch complex in Mahia, New Zealand.

ISRO launches INSAT-3DS satellite successfully

NEW DELHI: The meteorological satellite INSAT-3DS was launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday, using a Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket. During its 16th mission, the GSLV rocket successfully placed the INSAT-3DS meteorological satellite into the planned orbit. Following additional orbit-adjusting manoeuvres, the satellite will be positioned within a Geostationary Orbit. Also Read: Modi’s temple […]