Indian Space Research Organization

GSLV Mk II

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Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan Founded: 1969 Successes: 38 Failures: 6 Pending: 13

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

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Launch Vehicle


GSLV Mk II

Configuration:
Family: PSLV

Vehicle Specifications


GSLV
GTO: 2500
LEO: 0
Length: 49.0 m
Diameter: 2.8 m
Launch Mass: 401k kg
Thurst: 7420 kN
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Communications


GSAT-6A is and Indian geostationary communications satellite for multi-media mobile applications. Weighing about 2000 kg, satellite is expected to operate in orbit for 9 years.

Launch Window


NET: March 29th 2018 - 11:26 UTC

Open: March 29th 2018 - 11:26 UTC

Close: March 29th 2018 - 11:26 UTC

Watch the Launch



Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad