GISAT-1

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad Sriharikota, Republic of India

GISAT-1 is an Indian earth observation satellite to be launched in geostationary orbit. It is tasked with continuous observation of Indian sub-continent and quick monitoring of natural hazards and disaster. GISAT carries an imaging payload consisting of of multi-spectral, multi-resolution from 50 m to 1.5 km. It will provide pictures of the area of interest on near real time basis including border areas.

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Additional Media

Watch Live: Launch of GISAT-1 by GSLV-F10

India's GSLV-F10 is scheduled to launch GISAT-1 at 5:43 p.m. IST on Thursday March 05, 2020 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota

GSLV-F10 / GISAT-1

GSLV-F10 is scheduled to launch GISAT-1 on March 05, 2020 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F10) will launch Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is tentatively ...

GSLV-F10 / GISAT-1 - ISRO

The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10, planned for March 05, 2020, is postponed due to technical reasons. Revised launch date will be informed in due course. Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F10) will launch Geo Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Sp...

GSLV Mk II

Family: PSLV
Configuration:

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) is the largest launch vehicle developed by India, which is currently in operation. This fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-ons. The indigenously developed cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), which is flight proven, forms the third stage of GSLV Mk II. From January 2014, the vehicle has achieved four consecutive successes.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    49.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    401 T
  • Thrust
    7420 kN
Family
  • Name
    GSLV Mk II
  • Family
    PSLV
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    GSLV Mk. II
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    2500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

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Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan Founded: 1969 Successes: 45 Failures: 6 Pending: 16

Agency Type: Government

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

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Sriharikota, Republic of India

Pad: Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad


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