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PSLV-CA

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
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Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

88 rockets have launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Rocket

PSLV-CA – Indian Space Research Organization

  • Family: PSLV
  • Length: 44 m
  • Diameter: 2.8 m
  • Launch Mass: 230 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3800 kg

The PSLV-CA was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2007-04-23. PSLV-CA has 16 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 16 launches. The PSLV-CA, CA meaning “Core Alone”, model premiered on 23 April 2007. The CA model does not include the six strap-on boosters used by the PSLV standard variant. The fourth stage of the CA variant has 400 kg less propellant when compared to its standard version. It currently has capability to launch 1,100 kg to a 622 km Sun synchronous orbit.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization – ISRO

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: ISRO
  • Administration: Chairman: S. Somanath
  • Founded: 1969
  • Launchers: PSLV | GSLV
  • Spacecraft: Gaganyaan
  • Country: IND

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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