NEW DELHI: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully positioned in its orbital slot.
Indian Space Research Organization, ISRO, said the positioning took place this morning after carrying out four drift arresting maneuvers.
ISRO had successfully launched GSAT-6, having an indigenous cryogenic engine, on-board GSLV-D6 rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota on 27th of last month. After the launch, ISRO had performed successive orbit raising operation of the satellite. The mission life of the satellite is nine years.