Technical snag forces ISRO to postpone launch of GISAT-1

Owing to technical reasons, the launch of India’s first Geo Imaging Satellite-1 (GISAT-1) scheduled for March 5 evening has been postponed, the Indian space agency announced on Wednesday.

“The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10 (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F10), planned for March 05, 2020, is postponed due to technical reasons. Revised launch date will be informed in due course,” Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Earlier a senior official had said the countdown for the Thursday satellite launch would begin at 3.43 p.m. on Wednesday.

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