The events seem to overturnQuoteArianespace to launch 3 more heavy Indian satellites..."Arianespace will launch GSAT-11 on November 30, followed by GSAT-31 in December and GSAT-30 in May 2019," state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan told reporters at an event here.... https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/arianespace-to-launch-3-more-heavy-indian-satellites-118081200641_1.htmlno guarantee if that's true
Arianespace to launch 3 more heavy Indian satellites..."Arianespace will launch GSAT-11 on November 30, followed by GSAT-31 in December and GSAT-30 in May 2019," state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan told reporters at an event here....
"The GSAT-32 will be launched in October 2019 from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh as a replacement for GSAT-6A," state-run Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan told reporters.
Contrary to earlier reports, ISRO has decided to launch the two heavier satellites GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 on Ariane-5 to replace INSAT-4CR whose life gets over in January and INSAT-4A, as its life span ends in July 2019. "Unless we launch the two satellites (GSAT-31 & GSAT-30) before the lifespan of earlier satellites end, we will have no telecast link and direct-to-home (DTH) services in the country," Sivan pointed out.INSAT-4CR was launched on 2 September, 2007 by ISRO on GSLV-F04 from Sriharikota and INSAT-4A was launched from Kourou on 22 December, 2005.Though ISRO planned to launch GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 on its heavy rocket GSLV Mk-2 (Geo-Stationary Launch Vehicle-Mark 2), it gave up the move as the life of the two spacecraft would be for only three years and not 15 years as intended to be.As the GSLV Mark-3 will be used to launch India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover on 3 January, the space agency is compelled to launch the two replacing heavy satellites on Arian-5."As per Arianespace protocol, the launch date must be signed four months prior to lift-off. We need to launch GSAT-31 by 15 December as the satellite (INSAT-4CR) to be replaced has a lifespan till January," added Sivan.
Here is another bit of confusingly worded information, making it sound like the GSLV Mark 2 is launching two satellites. If they can, wonderful. But someone pointed out it's not the case. Incidentally, what is AMISAT? https://www.ibtimes.co.in/here-why-isro-has-postpone-chandrayaan-2-mission-once-again-777754Following that, GSAT-7A is scheduled to be launched in November and in December, GSLV-F11 would be launching AMISAT and GSAT-31, informed the chairman of ISRO.
For the first time, India's space agency is planning to put an Indian astronaut for seven days in space at a cost less than Rs 10,000 crore as part of its manned mission by 2022, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan said on Wednesday.With Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving the Indian Space Research Organisation the target to be achieved in the next four years, Sivan told IANS: "Our plan is to have a human being in space for seven days and not less than that."He will be in a spacecraft, 300-400 km above earth," Sivan said, as he explained that the rocket to be used for the manned mission would be a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV-Mk III).He said the first unmanned flight as part of a manned space mission will happen two years from now."There will be two unmanned space missions before the actual manned space mission," Sivan added.In his Independence Day address to the nation, Modi said: "In space technology, we have dreamt something; our scientists have dreamt something. And I am happy to announce that by 2022, the 75th Independence year, we are planning a manned space mission."We will put an Indian in space by 2022 or earlier," Modi said.
As per recent NDTV interview of ISRO chairman targeted launch date is september 15th
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on Wednesday that India has resolved to send manned spacecraft (Gaganyaan) to space by 2022 has come as a surprise to ISRO but the space agency is all geared up to make it a reality.
Lagari, Turkey's first indigenous microsatellite, will be complete this year and launched in the second half of 2019....Meanwhile, a Launch Service Agreement for the microsatellite was signed with Antrix Corporation Limited.
BENGALURU: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) Chairman Sivan K, on Wednesday said that the space agency has set itself a target of December 2021 for the launch of the human spaceflight programme (HSP), which is more ambitious than the 2022 deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.“We’ve se t a target of December 2021 for the launch of HSP so that we have some margin in case there are glitches to still meet the prime minister’s deadline of 2022,” Sivan said. Before this, Isro will have to carry out a series of critical tests, including two unmanned missions—in December 2020 and June 2021—inflight abort test of the crew module among others.
Thereafter, Isro will launch 5.6 tonne GSAT-11, its heaviest satellite ever made, from French Guiana on November 30.In December, Isro's PSLV C44 will launch Emisat. The same month Isro will launch GSAT-31 from French Guiana. This [/b]communication satellite will be a replacement for Insat 4CR[/b].
In January itself, Isro's PSLV C45 rocket will carry a remote sensing satellite Risat-2B.In February, PSLV C46 will launch two satellites - Cartosat-3, a remote sensing satellite, and NEMO AM, the next-generation earth monitoring and observation-aerosol monitoring satellite. In March, Isro plans to launch another reconnaissance satellite Risat-2BR1. Risat-2B, Cartosat-3 and Risat-2BR1 will increase the surveillance capabilities of the country.