September 28, 2023

ISRO succesfully launches advanced navigation satellite NVS-01

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched its advanced navigation satellite NVS-01 from Sriharikota. The launch was carried out from Satish Shawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

NVS-01 is first of the India’s second-generation NavIC satellites that accompany enhanced features.


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ISRO informed in a tweet that the satellite was injected into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit after 19 minutes of flight. “After a flight of about 19 minutes, the NVS-O1 satellite was injected precisely into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. Subsequent orbit-raising manoeuvres will take NVS-01 into the intended Geosynchronous orbit,” ISRO stated. (ANI)