DMC-3A, DMC-3B, DMC-3C, CBNT-1 & DeOrbitSAIL
Antrix Corporation Limited
DMC-3, CBNT-1 & DeOrbitSAIL
Type: Earth Science
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), in its thirtieth flight (PSLV-C28), will launch three identical DMC3 optical earth observation satellites. A, B and C. It will also carry two auxiliary satellites from UK. CBNT-1, a technology demonstrator earth observation micro satellite, and De-OrbitSail, a technology demonstrator nano satellite.
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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 XL – Indian Space Research Organization
- Family: PSLV
- Length: 44 m
- Diameter: 2.8 m
- Launch Mass: 320 T
The PSLV XL was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2008-10-22. PSLV XL has 23 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 24 launches. PSLV-XL is the upgraded version of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle in its standard configuration boosted by more powerful, stretched strap-on boosters with 12 tonne propellant load. Weighing 320t at lift-off, the vehicle uses larger strap-on motors (PSOM-XL or S12) to achieve higher payload capability. On 29 December 2005, ISRO successfully tested the improved version of strap-on booster for the PSLV. The first use of PSLV-XL was the launch of Chandrayaan-1 by PSLV C11. The payload capability for this variant is 1,800 kg to SSO.
Antrix Corporation Limited – ACL
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: ACL
- Country: IND