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GSLV-3
Part of GSLV Family
The Indian Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III was developed by ISRO to launch satellites into geostationary orbit and as a launcher for an Indian crew vehicle. The GSLV-3 featured an Indian cryogenic third stage and a higher payload capacity than the earlier GSLV models.

Status: Active. First Launch: 2014-12-18. Last Launch: 2014-12-18. Number: 1 .



Country: India. Spacecraft: Indian Manned Spacecraft. Launch Sites: Sriharikota SLP.

2014 December 18 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. Launch Complex: Sriharikota SLP. Launch Pad: Srikarikota SLP. LV Family: GSLV. Launch Vehicle: GSLV-3.
  • CARE/LVM3-X - . Mass: 3,735 kg (8,234 lb). Nation: India. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Spacecraft: Indian Manned Spacecraft. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

    Launch of the first GSLV-III rocket on a suborbital test flight. The S200 solid boosters and L110 core stage, with two Vikas engines, propelled an inert second stage to 126 km and 5.3 km/s. Second stage separation and payload separation were also tested; the payload was the Crew Module Atmospheric Reentry Experiment, a prototype command module for an Indian manned spacecraft with a mass of 3735 kg which splashed down in the Bay of Bengal. Orbit was around -4418 x 126 km x 32.7 deg.



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