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IRS-1D

PSLV

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

IRS-1D

Type: Earth Science

IRS 1C and 1D (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) were the second version of the series of indigenous state-of-art remote sensing satellites. Skipper was an international project initiated by BMDO to measure the bow-shock UV emissions from reentering bodies at different speeds and heights.

Location

Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

Sriharikota, Republic of India

79 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

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

Rocket

PSLV – Indian Space Research Organization

Family: PSLV
Length: 44 m
Diameter: 2.8 m
Launch Mass: 295 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3800 kg

The PSLV was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 1993-09-20. PSLV has 10 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 12 launches. 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).

Agency

Indian Space Research Organization

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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