Our focus is to achieve 12 launches per year: ISRO Chairman

Updated:1 year, 7 months ago IST

Sriharikota (A.P.), June 05 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched GSLV-Mark III, a heavy lift rocket capable of carrying humans, into geo synchronous orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota. Expressing the happiness, ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said that their focus is to achieve 12 launches per year and they had done 199 tests for today's launch of GSLV MARK III since December 2014.  Dubbed by the scientists as the "Monster Rocket", it has the capability to launch satellites as heavy as 4 tonnes.


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