GSAT-8 launch on May 21

GSAT-8 launch on May 21

According to a press release from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) all the pre-launch activities were progressing satisfactorily. The launch of GSAT-8 communication satellite, onboard Ariane-V in the early hours of  May 20, 2011, was postponed by one day due to certain additional inspection that has been taken up by the launch agency, Araine Space.