SAC director did not disclose the cost of the imported clocks and possible savings for ISRO once the indigenous atomic clocks take place of the imported ones. The atomic clocks were in news recently after few of them on ISRO’s IRNSS failed.
IRNSS-1F is the sixth in the series of seven satellites proposed under the IRNSS that will offer navigational services on par with the US-based Global Positioning System.
The satellite will be launched into orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
In a landmark late night journey into a new era of space application,India on Monday successfully launched
1425 kg IRNSS-1,which will have a life span of about 10 years,will provide satellite-based terrestrial.