ISRO postpones launch of GISAT-1

Indian Space Research Organisation postponed the launch of its latest earth observation satellite 'GISAT-1' due to technical reasons.

"The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10, planned for March 05, 2020, is postponed due to technical reasons. Revised launch date will be informed in due course," ISRO said in a statement.

The launch was earlier tentatively scheduled at 17:43 hours on Thursday, subject to weather conditions, from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Weighing about 2,268 kg, GISAT-1 is a 'state-of-the- art agile' earth observation satellite, according to the space agency.