India Launches South Asia Satellite

Credit: GSAT-9 launch: ISRO
NEW DELHI—India on May 5 launched the South Asia Satellite, aimed at meeting the growing telecommunications and broadcasting needs of India and six of its regional neighbors. Also known as the Geostationary Communication Satellite 9 (GSAT-9), the 2,230-kg (4,916-lb.) satellite was lofted by India’s...

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