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PM Modi congratulates ISRO on the successful launch of GSLV-F08
Lauding the accomplishment of ISRO team for the successful launch of GSLV-F08 with indigenous cryogenic stage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Congratulations to ISRO and other stakeholders on the successful launch of GSLV-F08 with indigenous cryogenic stage."

"GSAT-6A, a communication satellite, will provide new possibilities for mobile applications. Proud of ISRO for taking the nation towards new heights and a brighter future', the official release added.

Some of the high points of the launch are as follows:

  • SLV Mk-II rocket carried 2,140kg payload
  • The second launch pad in Sriharikota was used for the mission
  • The launch time:  4.56 pm
  • Present satellite orbit: geosynchronous
  • Time lapse for injection of satellite: Approximately 17 minutes

According to ISRO, in the ensuing few days, scientists will fire the thrusters onboard to achieve a geostationary orbit for the satellite.

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