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EOS-03 (GISAT-1)

GSLV Mk II

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

GISAT-1

Type: Earth Science

GISAT-1 is an Indian earth observation satellite to be launched in geostationary orbit. It is tasked with continuous observation of Indian sub-continent and quick monitoring of natural hazards and disaster. GISAT carries an imaging payload consisting of of multi-spectral, multi-resolution from 50 m to 1.5 km. It will provide pictures of the area of interest on near real time basis including border areas.

Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India

78 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad, Sriharikota, Republic of India

Rocket

GSLV Mk II

Length: 49 meters
Diameter: 2.8 meters
First Launch: April 15, 2010

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.

The GSLV Mk II rocket has been launched a total of 8 times with 6 successful and 2 failed launches.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISRO
Administration: Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan
Founded: 1969
Launchers: PSLV | GSLV

Country: IND

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.”

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Ken & Judy O'Neill
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 months ago

Good to see a satellite covering natural disaster prevention and coverage in real time. Well done ISRO.

Ken & Judy O'Neill
Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 month ago

This is an unfortunate failure.
2nd failed launch .
Debrief will cover all issues to ensure next launch will be successful .
Never give up space exploration .

DBonney
DBonney
1 month ago

Every country that endeavors space flight has a number of launches that turned in learning events.