Watch the Launch

Additional Media

Launch of SSLV-D1/EOS-02 Mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR), Sriharikota

Launch of #SSLVD1/#EOS02 Mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR), #Sriharikota

SSLV Demo 1

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

First test flight of Indian SSLV (Small Satellite Launch Vehicle).

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 7, 2022, 9:25 a.m.

Launch failure confirmed.


SwGustav • Aug. 7, 2022, 3:48 a.m.

Liftoff


SwGustav • Aug. 7, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

Coverage live


SSLV

Family:
Configuration:

Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (or SSLV) is a launch vehicle being developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) with payload capacity of 500 kg to Low Earth orbit or 300 kg to Sun synchronous orbit for launching small satellites, with the capability to support multiple orbital drop-offs.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    34.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    120 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    SSLV
  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    SSLV
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    300 kg

Indian Space Research Organization

Circle Image
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."

INFO WIKI

Related News

Spaceflight Now

India ready to debut solid-fueled smallsat launcher

India’s space agency will debut a new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle Saturday, adding a fourth member to the company’s rocket fleet. The SSLV’s test flight will take off from Sriharikota Island on India’s east coast with a small Earth obse…

SpaceNews

India’s new SSLV rocket fails in first launch

The Aug. 6 maiden flight of India’s newly developed Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) went awry with “some data loss” that occurred in the terminal stage of the mission.

Spaceflight Now

India’s new small satellite launcher fails to put satellites into correct orbit

India’s space agency said Sunday the inaugural demonstration flight of the country’s new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle — the fourth rocket in India’s fleet of launchers — failed to place two satellites into their targeted low Earth orbit.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad


Falcon 9
Success
16 hours, 14 minutes ago
Starlink Group 6-40
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 3
Success
18 hours, 41 minutes ago
WHG-01
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Chinese communication satellite with name meaning "Satellite Internet - High Orbit Satellite 01" in Chinese. Details TBD.


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
1 day, 2 hours ago
Meteor-M No.2-4 & others
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites. Hitchhiking Payloads: SITRO-AIS 13-28, Zorkiy-2M-2, Pars 1 (Iran).


Falcon 9
Success
4 days, 9 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-39
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 24 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 5
Success
6 days, 20 hours ago
TJSW-11
101 - Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

Chinese classified satellite claimed to be for communication technology test purposes. Actual mission not known.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week ago
Starlink Group 7-15
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 22 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
HTS-113BT (Merah Putih 2)
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

HTS-113BT is a new High Throughput Satellite telecommunications satellite in C-band/Ku-Band for PT Telkom Satelit Indonesia (Telkomsat) , a state-own…


Electron
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
On Closer Inspection (ADRAS-J)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

The Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J) mission consists of a spacecraft developed and operated by Astroscale aiming to rendezvous wi…


GSLV Mk II
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
INSAT-3DS
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

INSAT-3DS is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by ISRO as part of the Indian National Satellit…


H3-22
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
VEP 4, CE-SAT-1E & TIRSAT
Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-2 - Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

New test flight of the H3 ordered following the failure of the inaugural launch of H3 in March 2023 with ALOS-3. Main payload is VEP 4 (Vehicle E…