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ISRO launches ‘Bahubali’ satellite, expects high-speed internet services

Nov 15, 2018 07:59 IST
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The successful launch of the ISRO’s communication satellite GSAT 29 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday marked the completion of the development stage of India’s heaviest launch vehicle, the GSLV Mark III, called ‘Bahubali’ because it has double the carrying capacity of GSLV Mark II. It will now be part of ISRO’s fleet of operational vehicles, which includes the highly successful PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle). The organisation took to Twitter to confirm the successful launch of the communication satellite.