Indian Space Research Organization launch of a GSLV Mk II Rocket

Launch Status

Indian Space Research Organization was scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk II rocket as part of the GSAT-14 mission. The launch window for the mission was on Sun, Jan 5th, 2014, 5:48 AM EST 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.



GSAT-14 is an Indian communications satellite, which replaced the GSAT-3 satellite. With a mass of 1982 kg, GSAT-14 is expected to operate in orbit for 12 years.


Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Indian Space Research Organization



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.

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."