ISRO carries out first orbit raising manoeuvre of GSAT-14

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.

ISRO plans more GSLVs and experimental Mark III launches

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.

We feel we have paid off all our debt to the country: ISRO chief K Radhakrishnan

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5) with indigenous cryogenic engine has successfully placed GSAT-14 communication satellite on orbit.

GSLV-D5 launch puts India in select club of spacefarers

ISRO heavy rocket GSLV-D5 cruised through the Earth`s atmosphere to successfully place GSAT-14 communications satellite into the orbit on Sunday.

Manmohan Singh congratulates ISRO for successful launch of GSLV-D5

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.

As it happened: ISRO`s GSLV-D5 successfully lifts-off from Srihariokota

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.

China launches communication satellite for Bolivia

China successfully sent a Bolivian communications satellite into orbit with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Centre early Saturday, Xinhua reported.

ISRO to decide Dec 27 on GSAT-14 launch date

The Indian space agency Dec 27 would decide the date for the launch of communication satellite GSAT-14 using its heavier rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), said a senior official.

GSLV D5 launch planned in July: Narayanasamy

India plans to undertake launch of GSLV D5, fitted with indigenous cryogenic engine and carrying communication satellite GSAT-14.

NASA launches communication satellite

An unmanned Atlas V rocket blasted into the starry night sky carrying the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite.

China launches communication satellite

China Wednesday night successfully launched a communication satellite into space.

China launches new communication satellite

This was the first attempt after a
Long March II-C rocket failed to put a satellite in its
intended orbit on Aug 19.

GSAT-12 placed in geosynchronous orbit

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

India to launch communication satellite on July 15

The 53-hr countdown for July 15 launch of PSLV-C17 carrying satellite GSAT-12 from Sriharikota began today.

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.

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.

GSAT-8 placed in geosynchronous orbit

GSAT-8 is presently located at 47 degree East longitude and is being moved towards 55 degree East.

GSAT-8 successfully launched

GSAT-8 was injected into space by European launcher Arianespace`s Ariane 5 rocket.

GSAT-8 to be launched on May 21

GSAT-8 would be launched on board Ariane-V rocket at 0208 hours (IST) on May 21.

ISRO to send up new communication satellite

The ISRO is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P.