The Indian space agency on Saturday said it has raised the orbit of its military communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully for a second time. Also Read - Starlink satellite broadband service faces challenge in India, Elon Musk led company questioned
According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the second orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 satellite was successfully completed by firing the on-board motors for around 44 minutes on Saturday. Also Read - Today's Google doodle is all about India's 'satellite man': Here's all you need to know
The first orbit raising operation completed on Friday by firing the on-board motors for around 56 minutes. Also Read - ISRO joins hands with MapmyIndia to develop a Google Maps rival
The satellite was launched by India’s heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-Mark II (GSLV) and put into geo transfer orbit (GTO) on Thursday.