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EMISAT & 28 others

PSLV-QL

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Success

Mission


EMISAT & 28 others

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

The main payload is an electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT for India’s Defence Research and Development Organization. This launch will also be the first flight of PSLV-QL, which is a version of PSLV rocket with four strap-on boosters. The fourth stage of the rocket will serve as an experimental platform for in-orbit experiments and will carry a small payload developed by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. The stage is equipped with solar panels and is expected to remain active for at least six months.

Location


Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad has witnessed the launch of 28 rockets, including 27 orbital launch attempts, while Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India, has been the site for 94 rocket launches.

Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad

Rocket


Indian Space Research Organization PSLV-QL

PSLV-QL variant has 4 strapons and all are ground-lit starpon variant with a combined propellant of 48 tonnes.

PSLV-QL

Agency


Indian Space Research Organization

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.”

Indian Space Research Organization
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