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ISRO makes history again, launches navigation satellite from Sriharikota

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Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) began the countdown to the launch of the GSLV rocket carrying ISRO’s navigation satellite at 7.12 am on Sunday. The countdown was 27.5 hours. ISRO is launching a series of second generation navigation satellites through this launch. It was launched from the launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Center on Monday.

 

 

This will help in maintaining the continuity of NAVIC, India’s indigenous navigation system. NAVIC works like a GPS. This Make in India navigation satellite ensures accurate real time navigation in and around a radius of 1500 km. The NAVIC signal is designed to provide an accurate user position at a range of up to 20 meters.