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PM Modi congratulated ISRO after launching heaviest satellite ‘GSAT 29’ from Sriharikota

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 November 2018, 8:41 IST

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the GSLV MK III-D2 carrying GSAT-29 satellite from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. It has set a new record for India as it is one of the heaviest launch vehicle, the GSLV Mark III which is also called as ‘Bahubali’ because it has a double carrying capacity of GSLV Mark II.

ISRO took to Twitter to share the information about the successful launch.

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Credit goes to entire #ISROTeam for this achievement, says Dr K Sivan, Chairman.

 

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After the successful launch, PM Modi has congratulated ISRO for the new success. He took Twitter and wrote, ‘ My heartiest congratulations to our scientists on the successful launch of GSLV MK III-D2 carrying a GSAT-29 satellite. The double success sets a new record of putting the heaviest satellite in orbit by an Indian launch vehicle.

The satellite will provide communication and internet services to the remotest corners of our country.’

 

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First published: 15 November 2018, 8:21 IST
 
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