ISRO gears up for GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS mission on Feb 17

Chennai, Feb 8 (UNI) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of INSAT-3DS, a meteorological and disaster warning satellite, using its heaviest rocket Geo Synchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from the spaceport of Sriharikota, SHAr-Range on February 17.

The GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS Mission will take of from the Second Launch Pad 1730 on February 17, Saturday evening, ISRO said on Thursday.

In a post on X : ISRO said “GSLV-F14/INSAT-3DS Mission: The mission is set for lift-off on

February 17, 2024, at 17:30 Hrs. IST from SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota.”

“In its 16th flight, the GSLV aims to deploy INSAT-3DS, a meteorological and disaster warning satellite”, it said.

“The mission is fully funded by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). @moesgoi #INSAT3DS”, it said.

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