Indian Space Research Organization


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Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan Founded: 1969 Successes: 43 Failures: 6 Pending: 16

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

Resourcesat-2A is a remote sensing satellite, third in the program of the same name. It is intended to provide data continuity for users as a follow on mission to Resourcesat-2.

Launch Window

NET: December 7th 2016 - 04:54 UTC

Launch Window

Open: December 7th 2016 - 04:30 UTC

Close: December 7th 2016 - 08:30 UTC

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Sriharikota, Republic of India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad




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