‘Another Milestone’: Twitter Congratulates ISRO on GSAT-11 Launch

“Good Morning India! The heaviest, largest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite of India, GSAT-11 was launched successfully from Kourou Launch Zone onboard Ariane 5 VA246 launch vehicle.”

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) post on the morning of Wednesday, 5 December, sent tweeple into a frenzy. Many congratulated the space agency for achieving another “milestone.”

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Arianespace CEO Stéphane Israël also tweeted the video of the launch and called it “a thing of beauty!”

Weighing about 5,854 kg, GSAT-11 is the "heaviest" satellite built by ISRO.

It is a next-generation "high throughput" communication satellite configured around the ISRO's I-6K Bus with a designed lifetime of more than 15 years.

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