Iran has been planning such a geo-synchronous
communications satellite since before the revolution.
These engines are required to launch the geo-synchronous
satellites that are used in communications.
ISRO has taken steps to develop next generation launch vehicle GSLV MkIII, capable of launching 4 ton class communication satellites to Geo-synchronous
Transfer Orbit, which would bring down the cost of satellite launches.
After a flight of 30 minutes and 45 seconds, the GSAT-10 satellite was injected into an elliptical Geo-synchronous
Transfer Orbit (GTO), very close to the intended orbit," the ISRO statement said.
The GSLV Mk III launch vehicle is being developed for launching the 4 tonne class of satellites in Geo-synchronous
That includes a spacecraft awaiting launch that will be able to inspect satellites in geo-synchronous
orbit--roughly 24,000 miles above the Earth (see accompanying story).
The DISH Earth camera was integrated onboard the EchoStar 11 spacecraft, a high powered satellite launched in 2008 to a geo-synchronous
orbit at 110 degrees west longitude, which provides video service for DISH Network customers.
The DIRECTV 10 satellite, launched on July 6, 2007, has been successfully placed in geo-synchronous
orbit and is currently undergoing in-orbit testing.
Over the coming weeks, the Inmarsat operations team will command the satellite to perform a series of manoeuvres to raise Inmarsat-5 F2 to a geo-synchronous
elliptical orbit, while towards the end of the month, the satellite will have completed deployment of its solar arrays and reflectors.
The largest of the two satellites, the space-based space surveillance system, will travel in low-earth orbit and peer up at satellites in the geo-synchronous
belt, which is about 24,000 miles above the earth.
Company to Deliver Sensor for Geo-Synchronous
The Space Elevator is a revolutionary space transportation system based on a ribbon that extends from a ship-borne anchor to a counterweight well beyond geo-synchronous
00 crore) for completing the scope of the development programme of Geo-synchronous
Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk-lll) and to carry out anexperimental flight called LVM3-X.
The Space Elevator is a thin ribbon, with a cross-section area roughly half that of a pencil, extending from a ship-borne anchor to a counterweight well beyond geo-synchronous
It provides fast, secure, two-way data communications using a spread spectrum data transmission technology via proven and reliable geo-synchronous