India today launched the much awaited South Asia Satellite from Sriharikota off Andhra Pradesh coast Photograph: (WION)
May 5, 2017, 08:26 PM
PM Modi said it was a "journey to build the most advanced frontier in our partnership," and that "Our coming together is a sign of our unshakeable resolve to place the needs of our peoples in the forefront." (WION)
May 5, 2017, 06:43 PM
WATCH VIDEO: South Asia Satellite blasts off into space
The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) carrying the GSAT-9 or the “South Asia” satellite took off at 4:57 pm on Friday (WION)
May 5, 2017, 05:53 PM
PM Modi's Video Conference with South Asian leaders:
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani: The launch will lead to joint prosperity, the satellite will help our people in remote areas.
PM Modi: India has fulfilled its promise.
May 5, 2017, 05:36 PM
South Asia Satellite enters space, satellite successfully launched, according to ISRO
May 5, 2017, 05:34 PM
The South Asia Satellite about to separated
May 5, 2017, 05:21 PM
WATCH VIDEO: South Asia Satellite launched
India today launched the much awaited South Asia Satellite from Sriharikota off Andhra Pradesh coast (WION)
May 5, 2017, 05:17 PM
Successful launch of South Asian Satellite is a historic moment. It opens up new horizons of engagement.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 5, 2017
I congratulate the team of scientists who worked hard for the successful launch of South Asia Satellite. We are very proud of them. @isro— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 5, 2017
May 5, 2017, 04:57 PM
GSLV F-09 - 'South Asia Satellite' launched into space from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, off Andhra Pradesh coast.
May 5, 2017, 04:06 PM
Indian Space Research Orgnanisation(ISRO) launched the maiden PSLV-G on 20th September, 1993. The satellite with a payload on of 846kgs failed at the second state of sepration. The first sucessful launch took place on October 15, 1994. The satellite with a payload of 804kg finally put India on the world satellite map.
The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV F-09, also called the 'South Asia Satellite' carrying the communication and broadcasting satellite will take off from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikotta. It will help to meet the growing telecommunications and broadcasting needs of the region. All participating nations will have access to at least one transponder using which they can telecast their own programming.