PSLV: A SpaceX/ULA/Ariane Alternative?

The Indians continue proving they are in the space business for real.  The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), their success with the Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV), and their continued success with their latest launch today of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center (formerly known as Sriharikota Launching Range), are all […]

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Why Space Matters: GEO Satellite operations, Part 5.5–Indian GEO Flight Plan

Just a short blurb for you about a really great blog post from Planetary.org.  It’s definitely related to The Mad Spaceball’s GEO lesson series on this site.  I think it’s better written.  I wanted to provide, at the very least, the link for this post, titled “How to get a satellite to geostationary orbit”. As you […]

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