Today afternoon ISRO Indian Spare Research Organisation Launched GSLV Mk-III D2/ GSAT-29 Mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) of Sriharikota.
GSLV Mk-III is the fifth generation launch vehicle developed by ISRO. It is designed to place upto 4000 Kg in GTO Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit.
GSAT-29 is a multimeam communication satellite with liftoff mass of 3423 kg, I-3K spacecraft bus, power 4600 w, payloads in Ku, Ka, Q/V band communication payload, Geo High Resolution and Optical payload. The mission has 10 years of life.
Credit was given to entire ISRO team their achievement by Dr K Sivan, Chairman.
PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO team
My heartiest congratulations to our scientists on the successful launch of GSLV MK III-D2 carrying GSAT-29 satellite. The double success sets a new record of putting the heaviest satellite in orbit by an Indian launch vehicle. @isro
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 14, 2018