India launches cryogenic rocket
India has successfully launched a 1,982-kg communications satellite using an indigenous cryogenically-powered rocket.
The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5), blasted off from Sriharikota in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
The GSLV-D5 put the satellite into a perfect orbit after a 17-minute flight.
06 Jan 2014
- From the section Asia