ISRO successfully launches NVS-01, first with GSLV since 2021 failure

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launches first of five second-generation NavIC satellites

2,232 kg satellite launched using a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket

Satellite to add to India's regional navigation system, providing accurate and real-time navigation

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Constellation previously faced issues with failing atomic clocks and satellites nearing end of mission life

New satellite has mission life of over 12 years, outlasting first-generation satellites with 10-year lifespan

Launch marks success following GSLV failure in August 2021, after correcting based on failure analysis committee recommendations