The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) inaugurates the first-of-its-kind Launch View Gallery at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
“This gallery can accommodate 5,000 visitors who can view live rocket launches,” stated ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan in a media statement. He inaugurated the Launch View gallery on March 31, 2019.
As per the official website, “The gallery is constructed in the form of a stadium, and placed at an appropriate location with clear line of sight to the two launch pads of the Sriharikota Range. The visitors can view launch from this gallery in real time with naked eyes. Large screens are also placed to visually explain the various intricacies of launcher and satellites. In addition, pre and post launch activities will be telecasted and explained through these screens to the viewers.”