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IRNSS-1J (NVS-01)

GSLV Mk II

Indian Space Research Organization

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Mission

IRNSS-1J (NVS-01)

Type: Navigation

This is a replacement satellite for the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. The constellation will provide India with an alternative to GPS and will be used for military and civilian use. Located at a geosynchronous orbit, the system will be operated by the Indian government.

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Unknown Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India

79 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

Unknown Pad, Sriharikota, Republic of India

Rocket

GSLV Mk. II – Indian Space Research Organization

Family: GSLV
Length: 49 m
Diameter: 2.8 m
Launch Mass: 401 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 0 kg

The GSLV Mk. II was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2010-04-15. GSLV Mk. II has 6 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. 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.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISRO
Administration: Chairman: S. Somanath
Founded: 1969
Launchers: PSLV | GSLV
Spacecraft: Gaganyaan
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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