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NVS-01 Navigation Satellite

24th May, 2023 Science and Technology

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  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch the NVS-01 navigation satellite, part of the Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) series to space on May 29.

ALL ABOUT NAVIC: https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-current-affairs/navigation-with-the-indian-constellation-navic


  • NVS-01 is the first of the second-generation satellites envisaged for the Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) service.


Q. NavIC is conceived with the aim of removing dependence on foreign satellite systems for navigation service requirements, particularly for "strategic sectors." Elucidate.