ISRO

Jan 05, 2014

GSLV-D5/GSAT-14

GSLV-D5 is the eighth flight of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). It is also the fourth developmental flight of GSLV. GSLV-D5 vehicle is configured with its first and second stages similar to the ones flown during earlier GSLV missions. The third stage is the Indigenous Cryogenic Stage. The metallic payload fairing with a diameter of 3.4 metre is adopted for GSLV-D5. S-band telemetry and C-band transponders enable GSLV-D5 performance monitoring, tracking, range safety / flight safety and Preliminary Orbit Determination (POD).

GSLV-D5 was launched from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota on January 05, 2014.

 

GSLV-D5 Stages at a glance
Parameter First Stage Second Stage Third Stage
Strap-Ons
4 L40 H
Core Stage
S139
Length (m)
19.7
20.1
11.6
8.7
Diameter (m)
2.1
2.8
2.8
2.8
Propellants
UH25 & N2O4
HTPB
UH25 & N2O4
LH2 & LOX
Propellant mass (T)
4 X 42.6
138.2
39.5
12.8
Max. Thrust (kN)
680
4800
720
75
Duration (sec)
148
100
150
720