Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Cartosat-3 & Rideshares

Launch Time
Wed Nov 27, 2019 03:58 UTC

Rocket

PSLV-XL
ISRO
Status: Active
Price: $31.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 7,661 kN
Payload to LEO: 3,250 kg
Payload to GTO: 1,410 kg
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 6
Rocket Height: 44.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 3.2 m
Fairing Height: 8.3 m

Mission Details

Cartosat-3

Cartosat-3 are a proposed series of remote sensing satellites from ISRO, which are intended to replace the IRS series. Cartosat-3 is an advanced version of Cartosat-2 series with improved spatial and spectral characteristics. It will have a panchromatic resolution of 0.25 metres and Mx of 1 metre which is a major improvement from the previous payloads in the Cartosat series.
Payloads: 1
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Rideshares

The rideshares payloads include 12 SuperDove Earth observation satellites from Planet Labs and the MESHBED communications testbed.
Payloads: 13
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Location

Second Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Stats

2019

86th orbital launch attempt

Indian Space Research Organisation

75th mission
62nd successful mission
12th consecutive successful mission

PSLV

50th mission
47th successful mission
8th consecutive successful mission