ISRO INSAT-3DR launch: Here are 10 satellite assembly pics
Sep 08, 2016, 04:29 PM IST
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s INSAT-3DR will be launched into the Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) on Thursday from Sriharikota and is India's tenth Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) flight GSLV-F05.
It is supposed to provide a variety of meteorological services to India.
The advanced weather satellite weighs 2,211kg and is designed to inject 2 - 2.5 ton class of satellites into GTO.
Here are a few pictures of its configuration from ISRO's official website.
INSAT-3DR seen with two halves of payload faring of GSLV-F05. Photo: Official website
Two halves of GSLV-F05 payload fairing enclosing INSAT-3DR being closed. Photo: Official website
Encapsulated Assembly of payload fairing containing INSAT-3DR being inegrated at VAB. Photo: Official website
Indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage being integrated with GSLV-F05 Second Stage. Photo: Official website
Hoisting of GSLV-F05 Second Stage during Vehicle Assembly. Photo: Official website
Fully integrated GSLV-F05 coming out of the Vehicle Assembly Building. Photo: Official website
GSLV-F05 being moved from Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad. Photo: Official website
Panoramic View of GSLV-F05 being moved from VAB towards Launch Pad. Photo: Official website