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The Launch of GSLV Mk III-D1 / GSAT-19 mission

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GSAT-19

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

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.

LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)

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The Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM-3), previously called Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 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.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    43.4 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    629 T
  • Thrust
    11898 kN
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  • Name
    LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)
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  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (GSLV Mk III)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $46000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    10000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

Indian Space Research Organization

(ISRO)

Chairman: S. Somanath Founded: 1969 Successes: 77 Failures: 13 Pending: 14

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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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