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ISRO successfully launches India's Communication Satellite GSAT-24 from Kourou in French Guiana

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   Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched Communication Satellite GSAT-24 from Kourou in French Guiana early this morning. GSAT-24, built by ISRO for New Space India Limited (NSIL), was launched by French company Arianespace.
   GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band Communication Satellite weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs. It was the first demand driven Communication Satellite Mission undertaken by NSIL post space sector reforms. NSIL, a Government of India company under the Department of Space, has leased the entire satellite capacity to Tata Play. (Source: india.gov.in)