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11 Indian and 13 foreign satellites launched during January 2012-February, 2015

Press Information Bureau:  February 26, 2015

New Delhi: During the last three years (January 2012-Februrary, 2015), India has successfully launched 24 satellites consisting of 11 Indian satellites and 13 foreign satellites. The details of the satellites are as follows:

  • 11 Indian satellites: RISAT-1, Satellite for Argos and Altika (SARAL), IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C, INSAT-3D, Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft, GSAT-14, GSAT-10, GSAT-7 and GSAT-16;
  • 13 foreign satellites: SPOT-6 (France), PROITERES (Japan), SAPPHIRE (Canada), NEOSSat (Canada), NLS 8.1 (Austria), NLS 8.2 (Austria), NLS 8.3 (Denmark), STRaND-1 (UK), SPOT-7 (France), NLS 7.1 (Canada), NLS 7.2 (Canada), AISat (Germany) & VELOX-1 (Singapore).

The expenditure incurred on the launching of each of these eleven Indian satellites into the space is given below:

SN

Name of the Satellite

Launched by

Expenditure incurred on  Launching

1

RISAT-1

PSLV-C19

90.00

2

SARAL

PSLV-C20

85.00

3

GSAT-10

Procured Launch

406.82

4

IRNSS-1A

PSLV-C22

90.00

5

Mars Orbiter Spacecraft

PSLV-C25

108.34

6

GSAT-14

GSLV-D5

173.00

7

GSAT-7

Procured Launch

485.29

8

INSAT-3D

Procured Launch

485.15

9

IRNSS-1B

PSLV-C24

90.00

10

IRNSS-1C

PSLV-C26

90.00

11

GSAT-16

Procured launch

581.00

There was no satellite failure in the process of launching during the above mentioned period.

This information was provided by MoS in the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Lok Sabha today.

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.

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