Today India has successfully launched GSLV Mark III from ISRO’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. GSLV Mark III launched at 9:30 AM o’clock in the morning. Length of the rocket is 42.4 meters and weight is 630 tons. The total cost of this project is 155 million. The cost of the rocket is Rs 140 crore and crew module has spent Rs 15 crore.
Now, India has joined the list of those countries, which are capable of sending large space satellites into space. GSLV Mark III rocket into space with a person carrying vehicle (Crew Module) were also successfully tested. This vehicle can carry two to three people into space. Vehicle went to a height of 125 kilometers and then land with the help of a parachute in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
Yet, Only Russia, US and China have the ability to send a man into space. But now India is also capable for it.
According to Isro chairman Mr. K Radhakrishnan,We have completed the first experimental test-flight of GSLV Mark III. The performance of solid and liquid propulsion stages happened as expected. The crew module has plunged into the sea. The next developmental flight of the launch vehicle will be done in the next two years.