Indian Space Research Organization is scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk II rocket as part of the INSAT-3DS mission. The launch is scheduled on 11/01/2023 00:00 UTC for the Earth Science mission launching from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India. The status of the launch is Date/Time TBD. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the GSLV Mk II and experience the excitement for yourself.
INSAT-3DS is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by ISRO as part of the Indian National Satellite System. It provides meteorological services to India using a 6-channel imager and a 19-channel sounder, as well as search and rescue information and message relay for terrestrial data collection platforms. The satellite will be a follow-up to INSAT-3DR.
Rocket: GSLV Mk II
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) is the largest launch vehicle developed by India, which is currently in operation. This fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-ons. The indigenously developed cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), which is flight proven, forms the third stage of GSLV Mk II. From January 2014, the vehicle has achieved four consecutive successes.
Agency: Indian Space Research Organization
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to “harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration.”