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July 28, 2016
ISRO to use radar imaging satellite to locate missing IAF plane
Chennai (IANS) Jul 26, 2016
The Indian space agency will be using its Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that can see through the clouds to locate the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) plane that went missing on Friday morning with 29 people on board, said its chief on Saturday. "We will be using RISAT to locate the missing aircraft. The satellite can take pictures both during the day and night. It can see through the clouds," Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar told IANS. He said ISRO's satel ... read more

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