The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch five communication satellites by the tip of 2017. An identical was confirmed by way of the organisation's chairman, A S Kiran Kumar on 27 April 2017.
Kumar stated the fact that the main aim behind the launch will be to help communication system in the country. The specific technique satellites will be to improve may be available transponders for communications. The move is likely to significantly enhance India's communication capability.
• The announcement was generated by the ISRO chief about the sidelines on the lecture that has been organised about the occasion for the centenary celebrations for the Osmania University in Hyderabad.
• Kumar's lecture within the University included a review of may be satellites launched by practically organisation and the stage that each satellite from the elements of disaster management, weather forecasting, space exploration, education, agriculture and geo-spatial applications.
• ISRO chief also says India is the one country to own feat of purchasing quite a few satellites.
• He also announced that ISRO combined with government has created it mandatory for all aircrafts to GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) system by 2019 for the utmost safety and precision landing.
Besides this, ISRO offers make an inventory and site management cover 4000 heritage sites in India. The organisation also helped India break the record for launching most satellites using a single rocket by launching 104 satellites derived from one of come in February 2017.