India’s ‘Gift to Neighbors’ Roars to Orbit atop GSLV Rocket in Unusually Secretive Launch

India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on Friday on a mission to deliver the GSAT-9 satellite to orbit to eventually deliver TV and navigation augmentation services to India and other South Asian countries.

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India’s most powerful Cryogenic Rocket Stage fires up for full-duration Test

The Indian Space Research Organization completed a major test of its most powerful cryogenic rocket stage on Friday on a path to the first orbital test launch of the GSLV Mk. III launch vehicle in the coming months to further expand India’s fleet of operational launch vehicles.

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2016 Space Launch Statistics

The year 2016 saw a total of 85 known orbital launch attempts operated by eight nations from space ports in

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India’s GSLV Rocket aims for third consecutive Success, lifting INSAT Weather Satellite on Thursday

The Indian Space Research Organization is counting down to the launch of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch vehicle on Thursday, carrying the INSAT-3DR weather satellite into orbit to reinforce India’s weather forecasting capabilities.

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Photos: All Orbital Launches of 2015

The year 2015 saw 87 orbital launch attempts from spaceports across the globe – 84 missions reached orbit in a year that saw 82 successful orbital launches. Here are photos of all of 2015’s space launches.

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2015 Space Launch Statistics

The year 2015 saw a total of 87 known orbital launch attempts operated by seven nations from space ports in eight countries.

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