NEW DELHI — India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) injected a new communication satellite into orbit July 15, completing its 18th successful mission in a row. An extra-large PSLV rocket, PSLV-XL, was used to boost the GSAT-12 communication satellite into space. The launcher was similar to the one used for the launch of India’s Chandrayaan-1 Moon mission in 2008. “I am extremely happy to state that the PSLV-C17 GSAT-12 mission is successful. The 800 million rupee [$18 million] ...

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