GSLV D6 launched successfully

CNacTJZUkAA9AIdGSLV D6 was successfully launched which is a milestone in the history of Isro. The 2,117 kg communication satellite was pushed into the orbit as scheduled. The salient features are:




  • 416 tonne pay load for rocket manufacture
  • Satellite height 49.1 metres and weight 2, 117 kg
  • Six metre antennae, so far biggest
  • Master control facility centre will control the GSLV rocket
  • Satellite release 36,000 km from Equator
  • Satellite is functional after antennae open
  • Rs 250 crore spent and offers services for 12 years
Medaram Jathara

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