ISRO’s Indian Angry Bird launches successfully on Wednesday evening
December 20, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched the Indian Angry Bird on Wednesday evening at 4.10 pm from Sriharikotta. GSLV-F11 carried the GSAT-7A satellite which will help to connect all the assets of the Indian Air Force. It will also work as a force multiplier. Angry Indian Bird was the last launch of ISRO for the year 2018.
The 2250kg military communications satellite has used the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk II. The authorities started filling propellants for Angry Indian Bird from Tuesday evening. The GSAT-7A has a life of eight years Twitter users cheered over ISRO's remarkable venture.
Congratulations ISRO. This #ISRO #satellite with a mission life of 8 years is built to provide communication capability to the users in Ku-band over the Indian region.This would be another endeavour of ISRO in this direction-Dr Omkar Rai, Director General Software Technology Parks of India
The launch on Wednesday was the 17th successful venture of ISRO for the year 2018. The GSAT-7A will help to build a band of communication satellites that can be used by the Indian military.
"GSAT-11, the largest, heaviest & most advanced satellite launched by @isro is a benchmark in India's communication history. The satellite will boost broadband connectivity in rural areas thereby putting India's villages on the growth map through the power of digital", tweeted Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports