The first orbit raising operation of GSAT-14 communication satellite was successfully carried out by ISRO on Monday, a day after it was shot into space in a milestone launch by GSLV-D5 rocket powered by the indigenous cryogenic engine.
President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of GSLV-D5 and injecting of GSAT-14 communication satellite into the intended orbit.
Enthused over its successful launch of GSLV D5 with GSAT-14 communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre here today, ISRO is planning a series of GSLV launches and an experimental launch of the advanced version GSLV Mark III soon from the spaceport.
Hailing the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) D5, defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) today noted that its Aerospace Division had contributed in a significant way towards the project.
The Indian Space Research Organisation`s (ISRO) heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5) successfully lifted-off from the spaceport at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 4.18 pm Sunday.
The Indian Space Research Organisation`s (ISRO) heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5) lifts-off successfully from the spaceport at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 4.18 pm Sunday.
The successful launch of India`s first inter-planetary Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the sending up of India`s first navigation satellite midnight, the launch of the Indo-French satellite SARAL, and signing up a couple of satellite launch contracts – all these put Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2013 amongst the select group of space-faring nations on a couple of counts.
It was dubbed as a game changer given the criticality of its success for future Indian space odysseys. Indian Space Research Organisation’s GSLV-D5 was all set to blast-off with GSAT-14 at 4.50 pm today before it was called off.