ISRO successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-29

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) now has yet another feather to put in its cap. On Wednesday, that is today, the organization successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29.

The satellite was put in its orbit by India’s heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle. More popularly known as the GSLV Mk III, it is the heaviest rocket India currently has and took just over 16 minutes to reach the GTO and place the GSAT-29.

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