Which is the Most Powerful Rocket of ISRO?

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Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The Most Powerful Rocket of ISRO is the GSLV Mk III. So far four GSLV Mk III launches have been successful. The CARE (Crew Module Atmospheric Re-entry Mission) GSAT-19 mission was launched in June 2017. Chandrayaan 2 mission was a lunar mission. It started in the year 2019. All the launches took place at the Satish Dhawan Space Center (SHAR), Sriharikota, located in the Nellore region of Andhra Pradesh.

Most Powerful Rocket of ISRO

The most productive launch vehicle of ISRO, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), has less thrust than the GSLV Mk-III. The following are the GSLV Mk III’s development goals:

  • To place larger communication satellites into orbit
  • To put heavier, multipurpose spacecraft into orbit
  • Interplanetary travel in the future
  • To launch upcoming crewed missions or trips that will take people into space.

Engines and Boosters for the GSLV Mk III

The Core Stage is powered by 2 Vikas Engines. These engines were made by the ISRO Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre. S 200, 2 Solid Boosters give the GSLV Mk III a powerful thrust. S 200 was developed by the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Trivandrum.

  • The upper stage is referred to as the cryogenic stage (C-25).
  • This stage is propelled by the CE-20, the largest cryogenic engine made by ISRO.
  • Cryogenic engines are a complex technology that has only been developed in a few nations.


Which is the Most Powerful Rocket of ISRO?

The Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) most powerful rocket is the GSLV Mk III. The company’s headquarters are in Bengaluru, India. The activities associated with space exploration, space-based applications, and the advancement of related technologies are handled by it.

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