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EOS-03 (GISAT-1)

GSLV Mk II

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Failure

Mission


GISAT-1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

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

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad has witnessed the launch of 28 rockets, including 27 orbital launch attempts, while Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India, has been the site for 94 rocket launches.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Rocket


Indian Space Research Organization GSLV Mk. II

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.

GSLV Mk. II

Agency


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.”

Indian Space Research Organization
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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

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

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

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