India and France cemented their longstanding space ties further on Saturday with the visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Satellite Centre in Bengaluru. On the occasion, ISRO Chairman K. Radhakrishnan said that two more launch contracts have been handed over to French launch provider Arianespace. “Two commercial agreements have been signed with Arianespace for the launches [of] GSAT-8 in 2011 and GSAT-10 in 2012,” Radhakrishnan ...


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