The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its first successful domestically built cryogenic upper-stage engine. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) carrying the GSat-14 communications satellite lifted off Jan. 5 at 4:18 p.m. local time from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on India’s southeastern coast. The 1,982-kilogram satellite was released in to geosynchronous transfer orbit 17 minutes into the flight. Credit: Video courtesy of SpaceVidsNet