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June 6th, 2011
Kalam Suggested ISRO to Build Satellite Service Station

Former President of India A P J Abdul Kalam Thursday suggested that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) build a satellite service station in geo-synchronous orbit as he saw an opportunity for it in this field. Kalam, himself an acclaimed rocket scientist, said many satellites in the geo-synchronous orbit face problems relating to power and fuel after three or five years in service. He wanted ISRO to take advantage of this opportunity to service such satellites. Read More