GSLV Mk. 2 • NVS 01

An Indian Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 2 rocket, designated GSLV-F12, launched the NVS 01 navigation satellite for the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, also called Navigation with Indian Constellation, or NavIC. The spacecraft is also known as IRNSS 1J, and is the first in a second-generation fleet of Indian navigation satellites. Read our full story.