ISRO successfully launches India's Communication satellite GSAT-24
- Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched communication satellite GSAT-24 from Kourou in French Guiana.
- GSAT-24, built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was launched by French company Arianespace.
- GSAT-24 is a 24-Ku band communication satellite weighing 4180 kg with pan-India coverage for meeting DTH application needs.
- It was the first demand driven communication satellite mission undertaken by NSIL post space sector reforms.