ISRO’s GSLV-F14 successfully injects INSAT-3DS weather satellite into desired orbit

ISRO. Photo Courtesy:UNI


IBNS-CMEDIA: In a crucial and significant mission, India’s heavy rocket GeoSynchronous Launch Vehicle GSLV-F14 successfully injected ther 2,274 kg INSAT-3DS, a meteorological and disaster warning satellite into the desired orbit on Saturday evening.

After a smooth 27.5 hr countdown, the 51.7 m tall vehicle, with a lift off mass of 420 tonnes, took off majestically from the Second Launch Pad at 1735 hrs from the SHAR-Range here and after a flight duration of 19 minutes successfully injected the Satellite into the orbit.


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ISRO later posted on X: ” The vehicle has successfully placed the satellite into the intended geosynchronous transfer orbit.”

(With UNI Inputs)