GSLV Mk II GSLV Mk II
IRNSS-1J (NVS-01)
Mission

This is a replacement satellite for the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. The constellation will provide India with an alternative to GPS and will be used for military and civilian use. Located at a geosynchronous orbit, the system will be operated by the Indian government.

Mission Type Navigation
Orbit Geosynchronous Orbit
GSLV Mk II
GSLV Mk. II

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) is the largest launch vehicle developed by India, which is currently in operation. This fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-ons. The indigenously developed cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), which is flight proven, forms the third stage of GSLV Mk II. From January 2014, the vehicle has achieved four consecutive successes.

Manufacturer Indian Space Research Organization
Thrust 7420kN
Length 49m
Diameter 2.8m
LEO Capacity N/A
GTO Capacity 2500kg
Launch Cost Unknown
Indian Space Research Organization
Indian Space Research Organization

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

Type Government
Administrator Chairman: S. Somanath
Launch Vehicles PSLV | GSLV
Spacecraft Gaganyaan
Unknown Pad
Unknown Pad
Location Sriharikota, Republic of India
Total Launches 8
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