This was the 47th launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
It is a communication satellite with a life span of two months.
Instilling scientific temperament would be the best tribute to him, PM Modi said.
ISRO will use its biggest rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III.
The launch of the GSAT-7A, known as the “Angry Bird”, was ISRO’s last for 2018.
The satellite will play a key role in providing broadband services across the country.
This will be the 45th flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).
The GSAT-29 satellite has been designed for a mission life of 10 years.
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore is number two on this list.
He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, and the Bharat Ratna.