India postpones next GSLV flight
Indian space program closes out year with launch of upgraded GSLV
Live coverage: GSLV Mk.2 lifts off with the GSAT 7A communications satellite
India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk.2 lifted off at 1040 GMT (5:40 a.m. EST; 4:10 p.m. Indian Standard Time) with the GSAT 7A communications satellite for the Indian Air Force. The rocket placed the spacecraft into a supersynchronous transfer orbit around 19 minutes after liftoff from Sriharikota on India’s east coast.