Category Archives: Satish Dhawan Space Center

PSLV launched from Sriharikota delivered to orbit remote sensing satellite

Indian space agency ISRO, managed today to deliver to orbit next Resourcesat class satellite. PSLV rocket reached orbit with Resourcesat-2A satellite in the morning hours after launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center. This mission covered delivering weighing 1225 kg Resourcesat-2A into Sun Synchronous Orbit on altitude of 817 km. Launch was planned as seventh Indian…
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PSLV delivered to orbit 8 satellites during its 37th flight !

This is how it should be done! ISRO launched on 26th September 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, their PSLV rocket with number of satellites under the payload fairing. Fifth mission of PSLV in 2016 was completed successfully and eight satellites are on their correct designated orbits. Launched conducted on 26th September was planned mainly for…
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INSAT-3DR – finally on orbit !

Indian meteorological satellite, INSAT-3DR, was launched today on atop of GSLV Mark II from Satish Dhawan Space Center T-1 launch pad. INSAT-3DR is replacement satellite for previous INSAT spacecraft; launched on July 25 2013 on atop Ariane 5 ECA, Insat-3D, suffered for anomaly during deploying one of its solar panels. Fortunately specialists and engineers from ground…
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RLV-TD after successful test flight

ISRO performed successful test flight of their RLV-TD from Satish Dhavan Space Center. RLV-TD (Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator) was launched on atop of HS9 solid fueled launch vehicle (which is modified S9 booster used for PSLV-C rocket) two hours earlier than previously announced, today at 01:30 GMT (07:00 IST). Main objective of the test flight…
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