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EOS-6 (Oceansat-3)

PSLV

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

Mission

Oceansat-3

Type: Earth Science

Oceansat-3 is a part of ISRO's Oceansat program. Its main purpose is ocean observation, which includes gathering ocean color data, sea surface temperature measurements and wind vector data.

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: 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 2 times with 2 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISRO
Administration: Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan
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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