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ISRO Launched The GSAT-6A Homemade Communication Satellite

Mar 29, 2018 10:58 PM IST India India
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ISRO successfully launched the GSAT-6A homemade communication satellite from the Sriharikota spaceport on Thursday. The 2,140-kg satellite, which cost around Rs 270 crore, is expected to be particularly useful for security forces stationed in remote corners of the country as it will be able to send and receive signals from hand-held devices. The rocket also has a new engine will ISRO hopes to use for its Moon mission.

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