GEOSAT

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GEOSATGeostationary Satellite
GEOSATGeodetic Satellite
GEOSATGeodetic Earth Orbiting Satellite
GEOSATGeosynchronous Satellite
GEOSATGeodesy Satellite (Navy)
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For a five-degree-elevated geosynchronous satellite, the distance is 41,348 kin, so at 15 GHz, the spreading loss is 210.2 dB.
Chennai: Buoyed by the successful launch of the South Asia Satellite, the Indian space agency is now busy preparing for the maiden launch of its heaviest rocket, the 640-tonne Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV Mk III).
NEW DELHI, Aug 27 (KUNA) --A space research institution in India said that it has launched the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6), carrying S-Band transponders enabled communication satellite GSAT-6, successfully into its intended orbit, official media reported Thursday.
The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III, tested by ISRO, would be made operational so it can carry heavier satellites that weigh up to about four tonnes safely into space and aid in an effective orbiting path.
Since then ISRO has launched 62 Indian and 27 foreign satellites using PSLV and Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle ( GSLV).
I bought a pair, and within two minutes I spotted a faint geosynchronous satellite in Aquila!
A Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III, carrying the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, had lifted off at 2.43 pm on Monday from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
The space agency's long-standing three-stage Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle has two solid strap-on boosters, a core liquid booster, and a cryogenic upper stage.
The launch of GSLV-F08 from the second Launch Pad in Satish Dhawan Space Centre marks the 12th flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F08 and sixth flight with indigenous Cryogenic upper stage.
"It costs $5,000 a pound (2.2 kgs) to get anything up to the orbit of a geosynchronous satellite," says David Gump, CEO at DSI, which says it plans to launch three exploratory probes, called Fireflies, at the nearest asteroid as soon as early 2015.Much of that cost involves pushing materials up through the stratosphere and into near-Earth orbit.
THE INDIAN Space Research Organisation ( ISRO) is reviewing its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle ( GSLV) programme and the second moon mission in view of the two GSLV crashes in 2010.