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Submission + - India's first navigation satellite soars to success

An anonymous reader writes: India’s first dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1A, developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was successfully put in orbit on Monday night.

The launch vehicle, PSLV-C22, bearing the 1,425-kg navigation satellite, blasted off the launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at the scheduled lift-off time of 11.41 p.m. Read more here:

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/indias-first-navigation-satellite-soars-to-success/article4870587.ece

and here:

http://forbesindia.com/article/real-issue/isros-very-own-gps-is-ready/35511/0
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India's first navigation satellite soars to success

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