Archive for January, 2014

India Achieves Long Awaited Success with the Launch of GSLV

India Achieves Long Awaited Success with the Launch of GSLV

Emerging space power India took another step forward on Sunday with a successful launch of its Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle, GSLV.  The launch, which took place from the Indian Space Research Organization’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 4:18 p.m. India Standard Time, lofted GSAT-14,  a 12 transponder,  1982 kg communications satellite to GTO, where it […]

SpaceX Looks to Monday for Launch of Thaicom-6

SpaceX Looks to Monday for Launch of Thaicom-6

A little over a month after launching the SES-8 satellite on its first ever geostationary transfer orbit  (GTO) mission, and its inaugural launch from Cape Canaveral, a second Falcon 9 V1.1 is poised for a liftoff on Monday. It will kick off what promises to be a year like none other for the Hawthorne, California […]

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