navigational satellite


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navigational satellite

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən·əl ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
An artificial earth-orbiting satellite designed for use in at least four widely different navigational systems.
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IRNSS : Indian Regional Navigational Satellite SystemThe Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System, developed by the Indian Space Agency ISRO, will consist of seven satellites.
The technologies are not limited to navigational satellites either.
SpectraTime awarded 4 M[euro] contract to supply Rubidium Spaceclocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
He said that the perspective of industry partners of two countries is for capacity building and for new modes of development in various sector like space and earth sciences, communication and navigational satellite technological advancement, space enabled services cooperation, space engine and sub-system co-development with utilizing each other potential by elevating the level of cooperation to unprecedented levels.
President Mukherjee told parliament in New Delhi that several space missions are planned for 2013, including the "launch of our first navigational satellite.
Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS)-1, the first of the seven satellites of the IRNSS constellation, carries a Navigation payload and a C-band ranging transponder.
London, July 9 (ANI): Despite the economic slowdown, the Indian government plans to hike its science budget, with special emphasis on developing semi-cryogenic rocket engines, building a space capsule to carry a two-person crew into space by 2015 and for setting up the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System.
Establishment of new modern meteorological and correction Differential Global Navigational Satellite System (DGNSS) services based on the present RIS infrastructure in order to increase efficiency and safety.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today watched the launch of the navigational satellite IRNSS-1G from South Block in New Delhi.