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GSLV Mk III-D2 / GSAT-29 Mission - ISRO

GSLV MkIII-D2, the second developmental flight of GSLV MkIII successfully launched GSAT-29, a high throughput communication satellite at 5.08 pm IST on November 14, 2018 from the Second Launch Pad(SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. GSLV-Mk III which is three-stage vehicle with two...

GSAT-29

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

GSAT-29 is a geostationary communications satellite developed by ISRO. GSAT-29 carries Ka x Ku multi-beam and optical communication payloads.

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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    LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)
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  • 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


In-active Cargo Unmanned
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Details

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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