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May 20th, 2012
Scientists Excited About India’s Own GPS

In the first step towards ending India’s dependence on the US-controlled Global Positioning System (GPS), the first of seven satellites that will form the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, or IRNSS, is expected to be launched by December 2012, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists have said. The IRNSS will be composed of seven geostationary satellites to watch over the country from 36,000 km above the earth’s surface—two satellites each would be positioned in the north and south, with three in the middle, according to Pradeep V Khekale, a senior scientist with ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad. Read More