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Countdown for Indian rocket GSLV launch to begin on August 26
by Staff Writers
Chennai, India (IANS) Aug 26, 2015


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The 29-hour countdown for the launch of GSat-6 communication satellite using GSLV rocket will start on August 26 at 11.52 a.m, the Indian space agency said.

According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Mission Readiness Review Committee and the Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) have cleared the August 27 evening launch.

The communication satellite will be launched with ISRO's heavier rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV).

According to ISRO, the GSLV rocket carrying the GSat-6 communication satellite weighing over 2,117 kg will blast off at 4.52 p.m. on August 27.

Source: Indo-Asia News Service


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