Vice President congratulates ISRO team on successful launch of GSLV-Mk III

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on the successful launch of GSLV-Mk III carrying GSAT-19 communication satellite. In a message, he said that the successful launch of the indigenously developed heavy lift space vehicle, including the cryogenic stage, demonstrates India’s ability to launch large payloads. 

Following is the text of Vice President’s message: 

“I offer my congratulations to the Scientists, Engineers and Technicians of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) carrying the GSAT-19 communications satellite, which augments our telecommunications capacity and allows the conduct of several scientific experiments. 

The successful launch of the indigenously developed heavy lift space vehicle, including the cryogenic stage, demonstrates India’s ability to launch large payloads and opens up the possibility of increased space exploration and its utilization for the benefit of humanity. 

The flawless launch once again showcases India’s capabilities in the field of space sciences and related technologies. I wish ISRO all the very best for the future.” 



Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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