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India to launch navigation satellite on March 9

India will move closer to its own satellite navigation system with the launch of its fourth satellite tentatively slated for March 9, a senior official of the Indian space agency said on Monday.

“The launch is tentatively planned for March 9 evening around 6.35 pm. However, final green signal for the launch will be given days ahead of the satellite launch,” MYS Prasad, director, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, part of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He said the satellite has been tested and mated with the rocket and the heat shield will be closed on Monday.
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