Indian Space Research Organization
Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $16,000,000
TeLEOS-2 is a Singaporean Earth Observation satellite built by ST Electronics (Satellite Systems). It carries a made-in-Singapore Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capable of providing 1 m resolution data. It will be equipped with a 500 GB onboard recorder for recording the data captured and a high speed 800 Mbps downlink.
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Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India
88 rockets have launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India.
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.
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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