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News Archive / Tagged: PSLV

  • British Earth-observing satellites launched atop India’s PSLV booster

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 16th, 2018

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its flagship Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying SSTL S1-4 and NovaSAR-1—two British Earth observation satellites.

  • Planetary Resources declares ‘mission success’ for Arkyd-6

    Christopher PaulApril 30th, 2018

    The technology demonstration spacecraft Arkyd-6, built by Planetary Resources to test technologies for future asteroid prospecting, has completed all of its mission requirements, the company said April 24, 2018.

  • IRNSS-1I navigation satellite launched by Indian PSLV rocket

    Derek RichardsonApril 11th, 2018

    Some two weeks after mysteriously losing contact with the GSAT-6A satellite, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its next spacecraft into orbit, IRNSS-1I, which was launched to support the country’s regional navigation satellite system.

  • Reports: NewSpace firm launched four satellites – without permission

    Curt GodwinMarch 22nd, 2018

    With NewSpace companies garnering headlines by completing previously unthinkable feats, one could be forgiven for thinking that these forward-focused startups could do little wrong. Recent events have shown this same "can do" attitude can be pushed too far.

  • India looks to return its workhorse PSLV rocket to service with launch of 31 satellites

    Curt GodwinJanuary 9th, 2018

    Nearly four and a half months after its last launch ended in failure, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is looking to return its workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) to service with the flight of the Cartosat-2ER Earth-observation satellite and 30 smaller, secondary payloads. ISRO is currently targeting a launch date of January 11, 2018, at 10:58 p.m. EST (January 12, 2018, at 03:58 GMT).

  • ISRO plans to develop light-lift rocket to launch small satellites into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 19th, 2017

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) eyes the development of a new light-lift booster dedicated to launching smaller payloads into space.

  • Record 104 satellites launched atop Indian PSLV rocket

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 15th, 2017

    In its first launch of the year, India sent a record 104 satellites into space atop the country's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. The mission, PSLV-C37, lifted off at 10:58 p.m. EST Feb. 14 (03:58 GMT Feb. 15) from the First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  • India’s newest remote sensing satellite launches atop PSLV booster

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 7th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its workhorse PSLV launcher carrying the country’s Resourcesat-2A remote sensing spacecraft. Liftoff occurred as planned at 10:25 a.m. local time (04:55 GMT) on Dec. 7 (11:55 p.m. EST on Dec. 6) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) at ISRO’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India.

  • India to launch Resourcesat-2A remote sensing satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 5th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its newest remote sensing satellite, Resourcesat-2A, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, atop the country’s flagship PSLV launcher. The rocket will lift off at 10:25 a.m. local time (4:55 GMT; 11:55 p.m. EST on Dec. 6) from the First Launch Pad (FLP) at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India.

  • India’s PSLV rocket sends eight satellites into two different orbits

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 26th, 2016

    India’s workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has successfully launched on Monday, Sept. 26, with eight satellites, delivering them into two different orbits. The rocket lifted off at exactly 9:12 a.m. local time (03:42 GMT; 11:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 25) from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota.

  • PSLV rocket to send eight satellites to orbit on its longest flight

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 24th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation is preparing a PLSV rocket with an array of satellites to launch from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, at 9:12 a.m. local time (03:42 GMT; 11:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 25).

  • PSLV booster soars into space with fleet of 20 satellites

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 22nd, 2016

    India has successfully launched its flagship PSLV rocket carrying a record number of 20 satellites. The launch occurred as planned at 9:26 a.m. local time (03:56 GMT) from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

  • India’s PSLV set to launch record 20 satellites on Wednesday

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 20th, 2016

    ISRO is about to send a record number of 20 satellites in a single mission. India's flagship PSLV booster will take to the skies on Wednesday, June 22, from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, to orbit a panoply of spacecraft for various customers around the world. Liftoff is scheduled to take place at 9:26 a.m. local time (03:56 GMT).

  • India launches its final IRNSS navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 28th, 2016

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the last spacecraft of its homegrown navigation satellite system. The satellite, designated IRNSS-1G, lifted off atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Thursday, April 28, at 07:20 GMT, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  • India to complete homegrown navigational satellite system with launch of IRNSS-1G

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 27th, 2016

    The ISRO is about to launch its last navigational satellite for the indigenous IRNSS system. The spacecraft, designated IRNSS-1G, will be launched on April 28, atop the country’s PSLV rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Liftoff is currently set for 3:20 a.m. EDT (7:20 GMT).