ISRO Launches Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1L

Posted on:13 Apr 2018 09:59:36
ISRO Launches Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1L
13 April 2018 Current Affairs: The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) launched the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1L, the eighth such satellite to be a part of a constellation.

It was launched from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

IRNSS-1L is expected to replace IRNSS-1A, the first of the seven navigation satellites that were rendered ineffective after its three rubidium atomic clocks failed.

The seven satellites are part of the NavIC navigation satellite constellation.

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