Wed, Aug 26, 2015, 01:43 PM
GSAT 6, communications satellite, will be launched by ISRO at 4.52 pm on Thursday from Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. GSAT 6 is expected to strengthen communications within the country. The satellite weighs 2,117 kilos. The launch costs Rs. 250 crores. The GSLV D6 rocket will launch the satellite into space. The countdown from today will last for 29 hours.