Flight Profile for India's CARE Crew Capsule
This flight profile of India's CARE crew capsule prototype and GSLV Mk-III rocket is shown in this graphic from the Indian Space Research Organisation.
Roll Out Day for India's GSLV Mk-III
India's GSLV Mk-III rolls out from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad for its Experimental Flight in December 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Center.
India is calling its Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III its most powerful launcher yet.
Building the GSLV Mk-III
The first stage and solid boosters of India's first Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III are seen near their assembly building in this ISRO photo.
GSLV Mk-III Under Construction
Indian engineers work to build the first Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III ahead of a test flight in December 2014.
India's GSLV Mk-III in Stages
The GSLV Mk-III rocket is made up of a central liquid-fueled core first stage flanked by two solid-propellant boosters. A liquid-fueled second stage then launches its payload into orbit.
GSLV Mk-III Assembly
The pieces come together for India's first launch of the Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III rocket.
Rocket Boosters for India's GLSV Mk-III
The twin solid rocket boosters for India's new Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III booster are seen here during assembly. The boosters are built to separate from the GSLV Mk-III about 149 seconds after liftoff.
On the Launch Pad
India's GSLV Mk-III stands atop the Second Launch Pad at the country's Satish Dhawan Space Center on Sriharikota Island.