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EOS-4 (RISAT-1A)

PSLV

Indian Space Research Organization

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Mission

EOS-4 (RISAT-1A)

Type: Earth Science

EOS-4 (also known by the old designation RISAT 1A) is a radar remote sensing satellite.

Launch Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India

78 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

Rocket

PSLV

Length: 44 meters
Diameter: 2.8 meters
First Launch: September 20, 1993

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is an expendable medium-lift launch vehicle designed and operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It was developed to allow India to launch its Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites into sun-synchronous orbits, a service that was, until the advent of the PSLV in 1993, commercially available only from Russia. PSLV can also launch small size satellites into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

The PSLV rocket has been launched a total of 12 times with 10 successful and 2 failed launches.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISRO
Administration: Chairman: S. Somanath
Founded: 1969
Launchers: PSLV | GSLV

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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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
24 days ago

All the very best to our friends at ISRO have rocket will travel folks .