Rohini 1A

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit SLV-3 Launch Pad Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Indian small satellite used to evaluate the launch vehicle performance of the SLV-3 rocket

SLV-3

Family: SLV
Configuration: 3

The Satellite Launch Vehicle or SLV is a Small-lift launch vehicle, was a project started in the early 1970s by the Indian Space Research Organisation to develop the technology needed to launch satellites. SLV was intended to reach a height of 400 kilometres (250 mi) and carry a payload of 40 kg (88 lb).

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    22.0 m
  • Diameter
    1.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    17 T
  • Thrust
    503 kN
Family
  • Name
    SLV-3
  • Family
    SLV
  • Variant
    3
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    SLV-3
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    40 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Indian Space Research Organization

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

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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Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

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