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  • GSLV Mk III lofts GSAT-29 communications satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiNovember 14th, 2018

    India successfully conducted the second orbital mission of its heavy-lift GSLV Mk III launch vehicle, sending the GSAT-29 spacecraft into space.

  • India launches its largest rocket

    Derek RichardsonJune 5th, 2017

    India launched its most powerful rocket to date. The GSLV Mk.3, which has two solid-fueled boosters, a twin-engine core, and cryogenic upper stage, lifted off the pad at 7:58 a.m. EDT (11:58 GMT) on June 5, 2017, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Sriharikota Island in India.

  • ISRO successfully tests its GSLV Mk III cryogenic engine

    Tomasz NowakowskiMarch 16th, 2015

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ) successfully conducted a test on Saturday Mar. 14 to check the GSLV Mk III launch vehicle’s indigenous cryogenic CE-20 engine at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri, Tirunelveli district. The test is just the latest step toward providing the ISRO with the capability of sending astronauts to low-Earth orbit […]

  • ISRO’s CARE spacecraft carries out historic first mission with GSLV Mk III launch

    Jason RhianDecember 18th, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO ) has successfully launched the LVM3 X Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment or “CARE” at 09:30 a.m. Indian Standard Time (IST) – the test article flew to orbit atop a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III (GSLV Mk III) booster – which marked its first flight with today’s mission. The flight […]