India’s Navigation Service ‘GAGAN’ To Launch In 2014

India’s Navigation Service GAGAN To Launch In 2014

India will launch its first navigation satellite this year as a part of its Gagan (GPS aided geo augmented navigation) project, says S. Ramakrishnan, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC), according to a report from The Hindu. Gagan is a regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) jointly developed by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).