Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle: News

ISRO successfully launches GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission: Why it is significant

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission.

ISRO's GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission to launch next week: Why it's significant

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of the GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission, which is scheduled to take off on May 29.

11 Feb 2021

Space News

Gaganyaan crewed mission delayed; Will miss 75th Independence-Day deadline

India's ambitious space initiative Gaganyaan will launch its second unmanned mission sometime in 2022-23 as per a statement by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. The actual human spaceflight module will be launched at an unspecified time thereafter.

14 Nov 2018


ISRO to provide connectivity to J&K, using heaviest rocket, 'Baahubali'

If weather conditions allow, ISRO's heaviest rocket, the GSLV Mk-III, dubbed 'Baahubali', will lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.

07 Jun 2018


Government approves Rs. 11,000cr for ISRO's PSLV, GSLV programmes

In a huge boost to India's space programme, the Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, on Wednesday committed Rs. 10,911cr to ISRO for building and launching 30 PSLV, and 10 GSLV Mk-III rockets between 2019 and 2024.

12 Apr 2018

Kailasavadivoo Sivan

ISRO bracing up for busy year, 'Chandrayaan-2' among lined-up missions

ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Thursday said the space agency was bracing up for a busy year during which it has lined up several missions, including its important "Chandrayaan-2".

12 Apr 2018

ISRO Satellite Launch

With successful IRNSS-1I launch, ISRO completes India's own GPS

The ISRO successfully launched the IRNSS-1I satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, this morning, thus completing its NavIC system, India's own GPS.

02 Apr 2018

Kailasavadivoo Sivan

Possible to retrieve GSAT-6A, ISRO says after losing contact

ISRO scientists are probing why contact with the GSAT-6A was lost, but say power failure is the most likely cause.

Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A

Three days after launching the GSAT-6A, the ISRO has confirmed that communication from the satellite has been lost after the second firing of the on-board engine yesterday.

30 Mar 2018

ISRO Satellite Launch

ISRO releases footage from camera onboard GSAT-6A

In another exemplary achievement, ISRO successfully put the communication satellite GSAT-6A into the orbit on Thursday.

ISRO successfully launches the GSAT-6A communication satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the GSAT-6A communication satellite from its launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

05 Jun 2017


India's heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III, successfully launched

ISRO has successfully launched India's heaviest rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III, at 5:28pm on June 5 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Andhra Pradesh.

29 May 2017


With GSLV Mk III, India to begin manned space missions?

With the launch of the GSLV Mk III, ISRO's heaviest launch vehicle, India may soon enter the elite club of nations capable of manned-space missions.

16 May 2017


ISRO to launch India's most powerful rocket next month

Come June, ISRO is going to launch the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III; its most powerful rocket, capable of carrying a much heavier load than its predecessors. In its first mission, it will be carrying a 3.2 tonnes heavy satellite.