A Giant leap
Last month, it was GSAT-9,
South Asia Satellite.
And now a giant leap
With the successful developmental flight of
India’s heaviest Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle,
the GSLV Mark-III,
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Has placed India with the elite few
Who have excelled in cryogenic technology.
The successfully placing
Of a satellite weighing over 3.1 tonnes
in geostationary orbit is demonstration of
India’s self reliance in launching heavier satellites.
This will not only bring down
the cost substantially but also
boost the nation’s economy.