Indian Space Research Organization launch of a GSLV Mk III Rocket

Indian Space Research Organization was scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk III rocket as part of the GSAT-19 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Mon, Jun 5th, 2017, 7:30 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 III and experience the excitement for yourself.



GSAT-19 is an Indian geostationary communications satellite. With a mass of 3200 kg and expected operational lifetime of 15 years, this satellite will test several epxerimental technologies like electrical propulsion, deployable thermal radiatiors, indigenious Li-Ion batteries.


Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Indian Space Research Organization



The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III is a three-stage medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is designed to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, and is intended as a launch vehicle for crewed missions under the Indian Human Spaceflight Programme.

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."