IRNSS-1H launch from Sriharikota today. Watch it live.

SHAR Sriharikota is getting ready to launch its first private sector-built navigation satellite today at 6.59 pm. The satellite will replace one of NAVIC’s seven satellites which is malfunctioning. NAVIC is a system of seven navigational satellites powering India’s own navigation system. The 1425 kg IRNSS – 1H satellite will lift off on the back of PSLV C-39, on its 41st flight. The Indian space agency has conducted 150 missions over the last three decades, staring with Aryabhatta in 1975.

GSLV-D5 Launch from SHAR Nellore Called-Off

gslv d5 launch postponed

The Launch of the GSLV-D5 scheduled for 16:50 hrs on 19th August, 2013 ws called off, as a leak was observed in the UH25 fuel system of the liquid second stage, during the pre-launch pressurisation phase on the vehicle, just two hours before the scheduled lift-off.

The propellants are being drained from the Cryogenic Stage, Liquid Second Stage and the four liquid Strap-ons of GSLV-D5. The vehicle will be moved back to the Vehicle Assembly Building for further actions.

gslv d5 launch postponed

The revised launch date will be announced after a detailed assessment.

GSLV-D5 rocket getting ready to take off from Sriharikota, Nellore with GSAT 14 satellite

The launch campaign for GSLV-D5/ GSAT14 mission commenced on 31.01.2013. Further campaign activities are in progress.  The Launch is scheduled at 16:50 Hrs. (IST) on 19.08.2013 from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SHAR) at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

Launch Vehicle Integration and Satellite Integration Images are released.