Indian space program

February 13, 2014 - 12:35am

India’s GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (Gagan) system, jointly developed by Airports Authority of India (AAI), the Indian Space Research Organization and Raytheon, has been awarded certification for in Required Navigation Performance (RNP) 0.1 operations. Achieved with the help of quasi-U.S. government non-profit MITRE Corporation, the certification makes it the world’s fourth SBAS system certified for operational use.

June 18, 2013 - 12:15pm
INSAT-3D

Even as European space consortium Arianespace (Static K400) plans the launch of India’s Insat-3D, the company is looking aggressively to tap business from the Middle East and Asia.

February 7, 2013 - 9:59am

The certification for India’s GPS-Aided GEO Augmented Navigation (Gagan) project is presently being led by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and, according to an official statement, is “expected to be operational in the summer of 2013.” However, an Airports Authority of India (AAI) official, speaking on condition of anonymity, ha

 
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