PSLV-DL | Microsat-R

Indian Space Research Organization launch of a PSLV-DL Rocket

Launch Status
Success

Indian Space Research Organization was scheduled to launch a PSLV-DL rocket as part of the Microsat-R mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu, Jan 24th, 2019, 1:07 PM EST from Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the PSLV-DL and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Microsat-R

Microsat-R is a remote sensing satellite . This launch will also test the use of the fourth stage (PS4) as an orbital platform for carrying out experiments. It will carry a student payload Kalamsat.

Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Indian Space Research Organization

Rocket

PSLV-DL

PSLV-DL variant has only two strapons boosters with 12 tonne propellant load on them. PSLV-C44 on 24 January 2019 was the first flight to use PSLV-DL variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.

Indian Space Research Organization

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."