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GSLV launches GSAT-6A communications satellite
Posted: Sun, Apr 1, 2018, 9:34 AM ET (1334 GMT)
GSLV Mark 2 launch of GSAT-6A, March 2018 (ISRO) An Indian rocket successfully launched a communications satellite Thursday. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark 2 rocket lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at 7:26 am EDT (1126 GMT) and released the GSAT-6A satellite into its planned transfer orbit nearly 18 minutes later. GSAT-6A, weighing about 2,150 kilograms, will operate from 83 degrees east in GEO providing S-band communications services.
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