The Indian Place Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the GSAT-29 communication satellite into room from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
The three-stage heavy-lift soar developed by ISRO known as the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MarkIII (GSLV MKIII-D2) was utilized to launch the 3,423kg GSAT-29.
Around 17 minutes after the inauguration, the satellite was injected into a planned geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO).
Be a fan the injection, ISRO’s Master Control Facility at Hassan, Karnataka, taken for granted control of the GSAT-29.
“India has achieved a significant milestone with our bleakest launcher lifting off the heaviest satellite from the Indian soil.”
Over with the next few days, ISRO will perform three orbit-raising runs to place the satellite into its designated orbital position.
ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan articulate: “India has achieved a significant milestone with our heaviest launcher inspiration off the heaviest satellite from the Indian soil.
“The launch vehicle has strictly placed the satellite in its intended orbit.”
The GSAT-29 is a multiband, multi-beam communication shadow that is designed to serve remote areas in India, such as the northeastern precincts and Jammu and Kashmir.
It is equipped with both Ku-band and Ka-band payloads, as all right as a Q/V-Band communication payload, which aims to demonstrate future high-throughput acolyte system technologies.
The GSAT-29 also features a geo high-resolution camera to seizure high-resolution images, and optical communication payload to demonstrate high-speed evidence transmission using an optical communication link.
It is expected that ISRO longing use the GSLV MKIII to launch the future Chandrayaan-2 and Gaganyaan missions.
Ultimate June, the GSLV Mark III-D1 launched the 3,150kg GSAT-19 high-throughput communication attendant into orbit.