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Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Communications

Polar Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consumers. The constellation is planned to have around 648 microsatellites (of which 60 are spares), around 150 kg each, operating in Ku-band from low Earth orbit.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 26, 2023, 5:07 a.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • March 26, 2023, 3:30 a.m.

Liftoff


LL2 • March 26, 2023, 3:01 a.m.

Livestream has started


LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)

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The Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM-3), previously called Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III), is a three-stage medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is designed to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, and is intended as a launch vehicle for crewed missions under the Indian Human Spaceflight Programme.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    43.4 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    629 T
  • Thrust
    11898 kN
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  • Name
    LVM-3 (GSLV Mk III)
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  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (GSLV Mk III)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $46000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    10000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

Indian Space Research Organization

(ISRO)

Chairman: S. Somanath Founded: 1969 Successes: 77 Failures: 13 Pending: 14

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

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