GSLV Mk II
SouthAsiaSat (GSAT-9)

The SpaceX #GPSIII launch is set for 9:34 am EST due to upper level winds.

Indian Space Research Organization launch of a GSLV Mk II Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2   |   Video 3   |   Video 4   |   Video 5   |   Video 6   |   Video 7   |   Video 8   |   Video 9

Indian Space Research Organization was scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk II rocket as part of the SouthAsiaSat (GSAT-9) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, May 5th, 2017, 7:00 AM EDT from Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the GSLV Mk II and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

SouthAsiaSat (GSAT-9)

GSAT-9 is a multi band communication and observation satellite. It carries a GAGAN (regional Indian GPS navigational system) navigation payload to provide GPS services to security forces and air traffic control organizations. Weighing about 2330 kg, satellite has an operational lifetime of 12 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Indian Space Research Organization

Rocket

GSLV Mk II

Indian Space Research Organization
View More Rocket Launches