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GSAT-14

GSLV Mk II

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Success

Mission


GSAT-14

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

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.

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 27 rockets, including 26 orbital launch attempts, while Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India, has been the site for 93 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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