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Launch of Canadian Satellites by India Delayed Until Mid-February

The launch of several critical Canadian satellites has once again been delayed. Scheduled for a January 12th launch, the new target date is mid-February according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). During thermo-vacuum testing an issue came up with the primary payload on the launch, the joint Indian-France satellite SARAL.

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Launch of Canadian Satellites by India Delayed Until January

In yet another delay, SpaceRef has learned that the launch of two important government satellites, NEOSSat and Sapphire along with two university built nanosatellites has been postponed from its December 12th launch date to January 12th. No reason has been released publicly for the delay.

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Launch of Canada's Satellites Delayed Yet Again Until at Least Q4

Early Thursday morning at 5.47 a.m. Indian local time, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Indian built RISAT-1 earth observation satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. During the post-launch briefing ISRO chairman Dr K. Radhakrishnan said that the next Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launch will be for the French SPOT-6 satellite in August.

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India's Successful Launch of PSLV-C16 is Good News for Canada

On April 20th India got back on track with a successful launch of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket on its 16th mission after two consecutive failures of its larger Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle in 2010. The news is good for Canada as several Canadian satellites are set to launch on future PSLV missions.

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