Satellites, an anti-satellite demo, a moon landing attempt, space firms winning big bucks — here’s the story of India in space in 2019.
The 'high power' GSAT-31 will replace some of the satellites that are going to expire soon.
GSAT-31 is expected to liftoff on an Ariane-V rocket at 2.30am IST from a launchpad in French Guiana.
The GSAT-31 will be used for applications like DTH television services, cellular backhaul, etc.
GSAT-7A would be placed in the geostationary orbit to improve the IAF's network-centric warfare capabilities.
Global commercial launch provider Arianespace would these Indian satellites from French Guiana.