ISRO launches GSAT-29 communication satellite
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) , Nov 14 : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched GSLV-MK-III D2 carrying GSAT-29 satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
The satellite launch is the second test flight for the GSLV Mark III rocket, which is also ISRO's heaviest rocket. The rocket is capable of introducing four-tonne class satellites into a geostationary transfer orbit.
With an operational life of over 10 years, the satellite weighs 3,423 kilogram during lift-off.