IRS-P4 & Uribyol-3
Indian Space Research Organization
IRS-P4 & Uribyol-3
Type: Earth Science
IRS-P4 (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) or Oceansat is the first indian satellite primarily built for Ocean applications. Kitsat (Korean Institute of Technology Satellite 3), renamed on orbit as Uribyol 3, was the first Korean satellite in true sense and was launched by an Indian PSLV-G (2) rocket in May 1999.
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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 – 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).
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.”