- Family: PSLV
- Length: 44 m
- Diameter: 2.8 m
- Launch Mass: 230 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3800 kg
The PSLV-CA was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 2007-04-23. PSLV-CA has 17 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 17 launches. The PSLV-CA, CA meaning “Core Alone”, model premiered on 23 April 2007. The CA model does not include the six strap-on boosters used by the PSLV standard variant. The fourth stage of the CA variant has 400 kg less propellant when compared to its standard version. It currently has capability to launch 1,100 kg to a 622 km Sun synchronous orbit.