GSAT-12 placed in geosynchronous orbit

On July 15, PSLV-C17 injected GSAT-12 into an elliptical transfer orbit.

Powerful PSLV to launch GSAT-12 next week

It`s only for the second time ever that a Polar Satellite
Launch Vehicle is being used to loft a communication
satellite, the first one being Kalpana-1 in 2002.

PSLV-C17 to launch GSAT-12 on July 15

Preparations are in full
swing for the July 15 launch of the Polar Satellite Launch
Vehicle (PSLV-C17) carrying India`s communication satellite
GSAT-12.

India to launch next communication satellite in July

The 1,400kg GSAT-12 will be launched at a cost of about Rs.100 cr from the spaceport at Sriharikota.