ISRO successfully launches GSLV-F08/GSAT-6A from Sriharikota
Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched the GSLV-F08 carrying the GSAT6A communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradeshâ€™s Sriharikota. The launch was conducted from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 16.56 hours. The GSLV-F08 weights about 415.6 ton measuring 49.1 metre tall. The GSAT-6A satellite will be put into orbit around 17 minutes after the rocket's lift-off. It will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques.
Updated : 29 March 2018, 05:43 PM