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In this undated photo provided by ISRO, India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-49 ahead of its 51st misson, which will lift off EOS-01 as parimary satellite and nine other international commercial satellites onboard from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), in Sriharikota. The launch is scheduled on Nov. 7, 2020.

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Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) latest Geo Imaging Satellite-1, an earth observation satellite on-board GSLV-F10 is seen on a launch pad, in Sriharikota.

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India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had called off the launch on July 15 after a technical snag was detected ahead of the lift off.

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Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 'PSLV-C48' ahead of its launch tomorrow, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle 'PSLV-C48' ahead of its launch tomorrow, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The launch vehicle will be carrying radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 along with nine foreign satellites.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 carrying India's radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites blast off from the spaceport in Sriharikota.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 carrying India's radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites blast off from the spaceport in Sriharikota.

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A painted stork (Mycteria leucocephala) feeds on a fish at the Pulicat Lake in Sriharikota.

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Painted storks (Mycteria leucocephala) attempt to catch fish at the Pulicat Lake in Sriharikota.

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School students cheer while witnessing the lift-off of Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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School students cheer while witnessing the lift off of Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's scientists look on, as Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying India's earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 nano-satellites from the US lifts-off from Sriharikota, in Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from Nov. 25 at 9.28 to Nov. 27 at 9.28 am.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from Nov. 25 at 9.28 to Nov. 27 at 9.28 am.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 R, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. ISRO has rescheduled the launch of PSLV-C47 from November 25 at 9.28 to November 27 at 9.28 am.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan addresses after the successful launch of GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district. Chandrayaan-2 comes 11 years after ISRO's successful first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 which scripted history by making more than 3,400 orbits around the Moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009.

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Total number of 7500 visitors witnessed the launch live from the Viewer's Gallery at Sriharikota

Total number of 7500 visitors witnessed the launch live from the Viewer's Gallery at Sriharikota

India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifts off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had called off the launch on July 15 after a technical snag was detected ahead of the lift off.

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People wave the Indian flag as they gather to watch the launch of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota.

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People celebrate with a Tricolour after the successful launch India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 by GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle, in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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ISRO successfully launches GSLV-MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan addresses after the successful launch of CGSLV MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

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This image made from video aired by India's state owned Doordarshan television shows Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift of from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota.

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CGSLV MkIII-M1 rocket carrying Chandrayaan-2 lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrayaan-2 comes 11 years after ISRO's successful first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 which scripted history by making more than 3,400 orbits around the Moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009.

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A view of the Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLV-Mk0III-M1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrayaan-2 comes 11 years after ISRO's successful first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 which scripted history by making more than 3,400 orbits around the Moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009.

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An Indian spectator folds a flag as others leave after the Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted at Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 stands at Satish Dhawan Space Center after the mission was aborted at Sriharikota.

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Spectators leave after the Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted at Sriharikota. India has called off the launch of a moon mission to explore the lunar south pole. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted less than an hour before takeoff on Monday. An Indian Space Research Organization spokesman says a "technical snag" was observed in the 640-ton launch-vehicle system.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or "Bahubali" is seen in assembly building ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, Vikram Lander is seen mounted on the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, India's first moon lander and rover mission planned and developed by ISRO, at the launch center in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, officials carry out the hoisting of the Vikram Lander during the integration of Chandrayaan-2, at the launch center in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or 'Bahubali' is seen at the second launch pad ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota.

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In this picture released by ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or 'Bahubali' is seen at the second launch pad ahead of the launch of Chandrayaan-2, in Sriharikota. The space mission, which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, is set to be launched on July 15, 2019.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifts off from the first launch-pad, at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B lifts off from the first launch-pad, at Sriharikota in Nellore district.

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Security personnel stand guard during the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ‘s PSLV-C45 carrying EMISAT and 28 other satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s PSLV-C45 carrying EMISAT and 28 other satellites lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-45 is seen lifting from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO on Monday successfully launched into orbit an electromagnetic spectrum measurement satellite along with 28 other satellites.

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ISRO successfully launched EMISAT and 28 other foreign satellites by PSLV-C45 from the second launch pad at this spaceport in Sriharikota.

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In a midnight launch, ISRO trusted workhorse PSLV-C44 carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat' lifts off from the first launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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In a midnight launch, ISRO trusted workhorse PSLV-C44 carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat' lifts off from the first launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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ISRO's PSLV-C44, carrying military satellite Microsat-R and students payload 'Kalamsat', lifts off from the first launch-pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, late Thursday night.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV C 44, carrying Microsat–R and Kalamsat satellites, in Sriharikota a day before its launch.

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Migratory Flamingos fly above Pulicat Lake near Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) communication Satellite GSAT-7A, on board the GSLV-F11, takes off during its launch in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's GSAT-7A onboard GSLV-F11 being taken to the launch pad during the countdown for its launch, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The rocket will be launched from the launch pad 2 at 4.10pm on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's latest communication satellite GSAT-7A set to be launched on-board GSLV-F11 on Dec. 19, from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation's latest communication satellite GSAT-7A set to be launched on-board GSLV-F11 on Dec. 19, from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched an earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) along with 30 co-passengers satellites from eight countries, on-board trusted workhorse PSLV-C43 from the first launch pad, in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan addresses a press conference following the successful launch of earth observation satellite HysIS, along with 30 co-passenger satellites from eight countries, in Sriharikota.

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Preparations underway for the launch of earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) equipped in Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Core Alone Variant (PSLV-CA), at Sriharikota.

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Preparations underway for the launch of earth observation satellite Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS) equipped in Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Core Alone Variant (PSLV-CA), at Sriharikota. The mission will launch an observation satellite of Earth and 30 other small satellites from eight countries on November 29, 2018.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairperson K Sivan holds a replica of GSLV-MkIII D2 during a press conference called after its successful launch, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

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A smoke trail left by ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III D2 (GSLV MK3 D2) carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite, leaves a trail of smoke as it takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III D2 (GSLV MK3 D2) carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite, takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III D2 (GSLV MK3 D2) carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite, takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III D2 (GSLV MK3 D2) carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite, takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota.

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A view of ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 set to be launched from the second launch pad in the spaceport, in Sriharikota.

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A view of ISRO's GSLV-MkIII D2 mission carrying high throughput communication satellite GSAT-29 set to be launched from the second launch pad in the spaceport, in Sriharikota. The 25-hour countdown for the launch began today.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan along with other scientists during the press conference after successfully launch of PSLV-C42, carrying two foreign satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4, lifts off from first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV-C42 carrying two foreign satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4, lifts off from first launchpad of Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV-C42, carrying two foreign satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4, lifts off from first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its Crew Escape System Technology Demonstrator from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its Crew Escape System Technology Demonstrator from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The space agency tested its crew escape system for an emergency escape measure designed to quickly pull the crew module along with the astronauts to a safe distance from the launch vehicle in the event of a launch abort.

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s communication satellite GSAT 6A is launched from Sriharikota

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), carrying the communication satellite GSAT-6A seen at the Umbilical Tower of the Second Launch Pad, at Sriharikota on Wednesday.

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A flock of migratory birds at Pulicat Lake near Sriharikota. The three-day annual Flamingo Festival 2018 at Pulicat lake and Nellapattu in Sullurpet mandal was held from Jan 08, 2018 to Jan 10, 2018 amid much fanfare. Various migratory birds including flamingos visit this part of Andhra Pradesh every year for breeding, and are treat for the eyes of bird watchers.

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Migratory birds flying at Pulicat Lake near Sriharikota. The three-day annual Flamingo Festival 2018 at Pulicat lake and Nellapattu in Sullurpet mandal was held from Jan 08, 2018 to Jan 10, 2018 amid much fanfare. Various migratory birds including flamingos visit this part of Andhra Pradesh every year for breeding, and are treat for the eyes of bird watchers.

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Fully integrated PSLV-C40 with all the 31 Spacecrafts at First Launch Pad, at Sriharikota. ISRO's 100th satellite is set for launch from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, along with 30 others in a single mission.

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PSLV-C40 carrying Cartosat series along with 30 other satellites lifts off from first launch pad at Sriharikota. The lift-off marks 100th launch by ISRO.

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ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar along with ISRO Chairman (elect) K Sivan and other officials during a press conference after the successful launch of PSLV-C40 from the first launch pad at Sriharikota. This lift-off marks 100th launch by ISRO.

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The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India's eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H began at 2 p.m. at the Sriharikota rocket port.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Kiran Kumar Rao displays the model of the PSLV C38 along with other scientists at a press conference after the launch of the earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 Series in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C38, carrying earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 Series and 30 co-passenger satellites of various countries, lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C38, carrying earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 Series and 30 co-passenger satellites of various countries, lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C38 carrying earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 Series along with 30 co-passenger satellites of various countries, lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

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ISRO's heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III, carrying communication satellite GSAT-19, takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Kiran Kumar Rao displays models of the GSAT-19 and GSLV Mk-III along with scientists at a press conference after the launch of the GSAT-19 at Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organization’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III rocket lifts off from the space launch center in Sriharikota. India’s space agency on Monday successfully launched its heaviest rocket carrying a communication satellite from the launch pad off the country’s southeastern coast.

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People watch as Indian Space Research Organization’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III rocket lifts off from the space launch center in Sriharikota. India’s space agency successfully launched its heaviest rocket carrying a communication satellite from the launch pad off the country’s southeastern coast.

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The 25 and half hour countdown for the launch of GSLV MkIII carrying heaviest communication Satellite GSAT-19 by Indian Space Research Organisation till date commenced at 3.58 PM on Sunday.

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Payload Fairing with GSAT-19 is being integrated in Sriharikota. The launch of India's GSLV-Mk III-D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19, is scheduled on Monday, June 05, 2017.

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The fully integrated GSLV-Mk III-D1 carrying GSAT-19 at the second launch, in Sriharikota. The launch of India's GSLV-Mk III-D1 carrying communication satellite GSAT-19, is scheduled on Monday, June 05, 2017.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s communication satellite GSAT-9 on-board GSLV-F09 lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, in Sriharikota.

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s communication satellite GSAT-9 on-board GSLV-F09 lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Center, in Sriharikota. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has termed the satellite as India's “space gift for South Asia”.

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Top view of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on its way to the launch pad in Sriharikota, a day before its launch.

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India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09), carrying GSAT-9, on its way to the launch pad in Sriharikota, a day before its launch.

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India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09), carrying GSAT-9, being moved to the launch pad in Sriharikota, a day before its launch.

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