Indian Space Research Organization


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Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan Founded: 1969 Successes: 41 Failures: 6 Pending: 14

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


Launch Vehicle


Configuration: XL
Family: PSLV

Earth Science

Cartosat-2E is seventh of Cartosat series of Earth observation satellites to be deployed in 500 km sun-synchronous orbit. Its main purpose is to collect high resolution large-scale maps which will be used for urban planning, infrastructure development, utilities planning and traffic management.

Launch Window

NET: June 23rd 2017 - 03:59 UTC

Launch Window

Open: June 23rd 2017 - 03:30 UTC

Close: June 23rd 2017 - 07:30 UTC

Watch the Launch

Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad