PSLV – Indian Space Research Organization Family: PSLV Length: 44 meters Diameter: 2.8 meters Launch Mass: 295 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3800 The PSLV was manufactured by Indian Space Research Organization with the first launch on 1993-09-20. PSLV has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 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). Manufacturer 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 is a Government IND entity that was founded in 1969 and is administered by Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan. Indian Space Research Organization has 48 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 54 launches.