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ISRO to launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F10

ISRO to launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F10 (GSLV-F10) carrying Earth Observation Satellite,

Key Points and Facts for Pre 

  • EOS-03 from the Second Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.


  • The launch is tentatively schedule on August 12, 2021,

 

  • EOS-03 is a state-of-the-art agile Earth observation satellite which will be placed in a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit by GSLV-F10. Subsequently, the satellite will reach the final geostationary orbit using its onboard propulsion system.

 

  • A 4 metre diameter O give shaped payload fairing is being flown for the first time in this GSLV flight. This is the fourteenth flight of GSLV.

Source: AIR


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Topic GS-3: Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications, Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology; Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology, Awareness in the fields of Space.