Lesser Known Facts About GSLV Mark III That You Need To Know Now

A big achievement.

While congratulating ISRO scientists for its successful launch of fat boy satellite, GSLV MK III, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the nation is proud of successful launch of GSLV MK III, as it takes India closer to the next generation launch vehicle and satellite capability.

The scientists worked relentlessly since 2002 to finally achieve their target. The chief of ISRO A S Kiran Kumar congratulated each member of ISRO and called it a "Historic Day." 

The successful launch of ISRO GSLV MK III, which costs Rs 300 crore, has given several reasons for India to be on cloud nine.

The development of this satellite has put India at par with other nations like US, Russia, China, and Japan, which have mastered the cryogenic engine technology.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) faced several setbacks since 1970 when it started developing technology to launch a satellite.