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Heavy rocket GSLV Mk III undergoing launch checks for historic flight to Moon, says ISRO

Taking to Twitter, ISRO said that the Chandrayaan 2 will be launched from the launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 2.51 am (IST) on July 15.

Jul 11, 2019, 19:46 PM IST

India's IDRSS to be satellite communication hub in sky

The Indian Data Relay Satellite System and ISRO's GSLV MK III will concurrently improve earth observation and communication links.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

India's satellite communication may get a boost, Cabinet approves GSLV Mk-III continuation programme funding

The GSLV Mk-III continuation Programme – Phase 1 is the first phase of operational flights that will enable the launch of 4 tonne class of communication satellites to meet the country’s satellite communication requirements.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

India's 'Bahubali' GSLV Mk III lifts less luggage than lighter rockets

The rocket powered by its own cryogenic engine at the upper stage, placed communication satellite GSAT-19 weighing 3,136 km or 3.1 tonne.

Jun 16, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

DNA: ISRO launches India’s heaviest rocket GSLV Mk III

This segment of DNA brings to you the India's accomplishment in the field of space technology. The country will now be able to carry out the launches of heavy satellites without any external help.

Jun 06, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

India to avoid foreign rockets to launch communication satellites: ISRO chief

According to AS Kumar, there will be one more developmental flight of 640 ton GSLV Mk III, with a capacity to lift four ton satellites, before it graduates to operational mode.

Jun 05, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

ISRO launches India's heaviest rocket 'GSLV MkIII-D1' from Sriharikota

Watch the video of launch of India's heaviest rocket GSLV MK III from Sriharikota. The rocket carried GSAT 19 to the space.

भारत के सबसे भारी रॉकेट के लांच का वीडियो देखिये।

Jun 05, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

Post new feat, ISRO gearing up for launch of its nextGen rocket 'GSLV MkIII'

As per reports, the Indian space agency is preparing for two launches in the next two months from Sriharikota. 

Mar 24, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea

Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely descended in the Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Dec 19, 2014, 02:05 AM IST

Launch rehearsal of ISRO's LVM 3 successful

Ahead of the country's maiden experimental launch of latest generation vehicle GSLV Mk III, which would carry out the 'Crew module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment (CARE)' on a suborbital mission on December 18, ISRO on Monday successfully carried out a rehearsal.

Dec 15, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

ISRO to conduct experimental flight of GSLV Mk III in December

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said that the experimental test of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III or GSLV Mk III will be carried out in mid-December.

Nov 11, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

ISRO conducts GSLV Mk III launch test

ISRO conducted the static test of its liquid core stage (L110) of
GSLV Mk III launch vehicle for 150 seconds at its Liquid
Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) test facility at Mahendragiri
in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 06, 2010, 17:41 PM IST