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TeLEOS-1

PSLV-CA

Antrix Corporation Limited

Launch Status
Success

Mission

TeLEOS-1

Type: Earth Science

At an altitude of 550km and an inclination of 10-15 degrees, TeLEOS 1 will be Singapore’s first commercial near equatorial orbit satellite. The craft was built by ST Electronics and can image the earth at 1 metre resolutions every 12-16 hours. The satellite weighs 400kg, is powered by 4 solar arrays and has a planned lifetime of 5 years.

Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India

54 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad, Sriharikota, Republic of India

Rocket

PSLV

Length: 44 meters
Diameter: 2.8 meters
First Launch: April 23, 2007

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.

The PSLV rocket has been launched a total of 9 times with 9 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Antrix Corporation Limited

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ACL

Country: IND

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