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EMISAT & 28 others

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad Sriharikota, Republic of India

The main payload is an electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT for India's Defence Research and Development Organization. This launch will also be the first flight of PSLV-QL, which is a version of PSLV rocket with four strap-on boosters. The fourth stage of the rocket will serve as an experimental platform for in-orbit experiments and will carry a small payload developed by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. The stage is equipped with solar panels and is expected to remain active for at least six months.

PSLV-QL

Family: PSLV
Configuration: QL

PSLV-QL variant has 4 strapons and all are ground-lit starpon variant with a combined propellant of 48 tonnes.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    44.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    287 T
  • Thrust
    2969 kN
Family
  • Name
    PSLV-QL
  • Family
    PSLV
  • Variant
    QL
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    PSLV-QL
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    2000 kg

Indian Space Research Organization

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Chairman: S. Somanath Founded: 1969 Successes: 67 Failures: 12 Pending: 18

Agency Type: Government

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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Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad


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