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India launches navigation satellite 

Kochi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission from  Sriharikota, media reports said.

The vehicle carrying the 2,232 kg NVS-01 navigation satellite took off at 10.42 am to place the payload into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit, the reports said.

Later, orbit raising maneuvers will be carried out to take the satellite to the intended orbit. The payloads include L1, L5 and S bands and it is for the first time, an indigenous atomic clock was flown in NVS-01, the reports said.

The GSLV-F12 is the 15th flight of the country’s GSLV and the 9th flight with indigenous cryogenic stages.

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