GSLV Mark III experimental launch successful

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its first test flight of its newest rocket GSLV Mark-III from Sriharikota today morning. After lift-off at 9:30AM from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, the module separated from the rocket at an altitude of 126km and re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. This rocket refers by the names GSLV Mark-III and LVM3, is a completely new vehicle marking the third generation for India’s orbital launch systems. It is capable of injecting heavier satellites like GSAT 19e. The LVM3 flight  has two active solid and liquid propulsion stages, S200 and L110 … Continue reading GSLV Mark III experimental launch successful

ISRO to test-fly GSLV-Mark III on December 18 2014

The GSLV-III or Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III, is a launch vehicle which is being developed by ISRO.  This will be an unmanned crew module, it will unleash India’s dream of sending its astronauts in to space come true. ISRO scientists have been gearing up for the test launch of GSLV-MK III, on December 18th , the heaviest among Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle versions. ISRO director M.Y.S Prasad had said the launch is intended to test the atmospheric characteristics and stability of the updated rocket on its way up. It would also carry the CARE (Crew-module Atmospheric Re-entry Experiment) Module … Continue reading ISRO to test-fly GSLV-Mark III on December 18 2014