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ISRO to launch GSAT-6A Communication Satellite March 29

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be  launching a communication satellite GSAT-6A onboard GSLV-Mk-II  from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota at 4.56 pm on March 29. The rocket will take off from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
This will be the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle’s 12th flight and sixth flight with indigenous cryogenic stage.  According to ISRO, GSAT-6A, weighing 2140kg, is a high power S-band communication satellite, just like its predecessor GSAT-6. The mission life of the spacecraft is planned for 10 years.

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