GSLV phase-4 programme got Cabinet approval
The Union Cabinet has approved continuation of the ongoing Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) programme phase-4 consisting of five rocket flights during 2021-2024. GSLV programme phase-4 will enable the launch of two-tonne class of satellites for geo-imaging, navigation, data relay communication and space sciences. The total fund required for GSLV phase four completion has been pegged at Rs 2729.13 crore.
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • GSAT • Indian Space Research Organisation • Satellite launch failures • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight