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EMISAT & 28 others

PSLV-QL

Indian Space Research Organization

Launch Status
Success

Mission

EMISAT & 28 others

Type: Government/Top Secret

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

Sriharikota, Republic of India

83 rockets have launched from Sriharikota, Republic of India.

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

Rocket

PSLV-QL – Indian Space Research Organization

Family: PSLV
Length: 44 m
Diameter: 2.8 m
Launch Mass: 287 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1500 kg

The PSLV-QL was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2019-04-01. PSLV-QL has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. PSLV-QL variant has 4 strapons and all are ground-lit starpon variant with a combined propellant of 48 tonnes.

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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