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  • ISRO chairman confident of Chandrayaan-2 success

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 6th, 2018

    India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission, which was recently delayed to October 2018, will end in success, believes the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

  • GSLV rocket carries new Indian communications satellite to orbit

    Christopher PaulMarch 29th, 2018

    A Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has sent the GSAT-6A communications and technology demonstrator satellite into orbit. Liftoff occurred at 7:26 a.m. EDT (11:26 GMT) March 29, 2018.

  • GSAT-6A to launch on Indian GSLV

    Christopher PaulMarch 28th, 2018

    An Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) will loft a geostationary-orbit-bound communications satellite called GSAT-6A at 7:26 a.m. EDT (11:26 GMT) March 29, 2018, from the Satish Dawn Space Center's Second Launch Pad.

  • India sends GSAT-9 into orbit atop GSLV

    Derek RichardsonMay 5th, 2017

    In India’s second launch of 2017, a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk. II sent the GSAT-9 communications satellite into orbit. Liftoff took place at 7:27 a.m. EDT (11:27 GMT) on May 5 from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.

  • GSLV rocket blasts off with INSAT-3DR weather satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 8th, 2016

    On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted its fifth mission of the year by lofting an advanced weather satellite named INSAT-3DR. The spacecraft was launched atop a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India.

  • India’s GSLV booster set to launch INSAT-3DR weather satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 6th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to launch its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). It will carry into orbit an advanced weather satellite named INSAT-3DR. Liftoff will take place at 4:10 p.m. local time (6:40 a.m. EDT, 10:40 GMT) Sept. 8, from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India.

  • India successfully launches GSAT-6 communications satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 27th, 2015

    The ISRO successfully launched the GSAT-6 satellite to orbit on Aug. 27. The mission, designated GSLV-D6, started with a lift-off at 4:52 p.m. local time (7:22 a.m. EDT) from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR) located in Sriharikota.

  • India to launch GSAT-6 communication satellite Thursday

    Tomasz NowakowskiAugust 26th, 2015

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is slated to deliver the country’s GSAT-6 (also known as INSAT-4E) communications satellite to orbit on Thursday, Aug. 27. It will employ the heavy-lift version of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV).