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Launch of PSLV-C44 Mission- Live from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota

The ISRO's PSLV C44 successfully placed in orbit a military satellite Microsat R and Kalamsat, a 10cm cubesat made by the students. The ISRO's workhorse PSLV...

PSLV-C44 - ISRO

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) successfully injected Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits. The PSLV-C44 lifted off at 23:37 Hrs (IST) on January 24, 2019 from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota in its 46th flight. Abo...

Microsat-R

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Microsat-R is a remote sensing satellite . This launch will also test the use of the fourth stage (PS4) as an orbital platform for carrying out experiments. It will carry a student payload Kalamsat.

PSLV-DL

Family:
Configuration: DL

PSLV-DL variant has only two strapons boosters with 12 tonne propellant load on them. PSLV-C44 on 24 January 2019 was the first flight to use PSLV-DL variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    44.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    PSLV-DL
  • Family
  • Variant
    DL
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    PSLV-DL
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    1200 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1750 kg

Indian Space Research Organization

Indian Space Research Organization

(ISRO)

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

Agency Type:

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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