Indian Space Research Organization

GSLV Mk III

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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 III

Configuration:
Family: PSLV

The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III is a three-stage medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is designed to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, and is intended as a launch vehicle for crewed missions under the Indian Human Spaceflight Programme.

Vehicle Specifications


GSLV Mk III
GTO: 4000
LEO: 8000
Length: 43.4 m
Diameter: 4.0 m
Launch Mass: 629k kg
Thurst: None kN
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Communications


GSAT-19 is an Indian geostationary communications satellite. With a mass of 3200 kg and expected operational lifetime of 15 years, this satellite will test several epxerimental technologies like electrical propulsion, deployable thermal radiatiors, indigenious Li-Ion batteries.

Launch Window


NET: June 5th 2017 - 11:58 UTC

Open: June 5th 2017 - 11:30 UTC

Close: June 5th 2017 - 15:30 UTC

Watch the Launch





Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad