GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 Mission
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GSLV-Mk III is capable launching 4 ton class of satellites to Geosynchronous
Transfer orbit (GTO). It is a three-stage vehicle with two solid motor strap-ons
(S200), a liquid propellant core stage (L110) and a cryogenic stage (C25).
GSLV-Mk III-D1 is the first developmental flight, carrying 3136 kg GSAT-19 satellite
to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The vehicle is configured with a 5 m ogive
payload fairing and slanted strap-on nose cone to provide aerodynamic robustness.
GSLV Mk III-D1 launched GSAT-19 on Monday, June 05, 2017 from the Second Launch Pad
(SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota.