GSLV-Mk III, India’s ‘Baahubali’ rocket for Gaganyaan, Chandrayaan II
The launch of the rocket GSLV-Mk IIID is instrumental for ISRO as it will be used for the ambitious Gaganyaan
The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) on Wednesday put into orbit India’s latest communication satellite amid concerns over Cyclone Gaja spoiling the launch. GSAT-29, a 3,423 kg advanced communications satellite, is also the heaviest ISRO has put into orbit. The launch of the rocket GSLV-Mk IIID is instrumental for ISRO as it will be used for the ambitious Chandrayaan II and the manned space mission Gaganyaan. GSLV-Mk III is capable of launching 4-tonne satellites, pushing India into the big boys’ space club.