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PSLV XL


Five stage vehicle consisting of 6 x PSOM-XL + 1 x S139 + 1 x PS2 + 1 x PS3 + 1 x PS4

PSLV XL used PSOM-XL strap-on boosters with 12 metric tons of solid propellants versus 9 tons in the earlier PSOM motors. Payload capability 1,800 kg to a 622 km altitude sun synchronous orbit.

First Launch: 2011.07.15.
Last Launch: 2011.07.15.
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PSLV XL Chronology


2011 July 15 - . 11:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV XL.
  • Gsat 12 - . Payload: I-1K. Mass: 1,410 kg (3,100 lb). Nation: India. Program: Insat. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft: Insat 3. USAF Sat Cat: 37746 . COSPAR: 2011-034A. Apogee: 35,806 km (22,248 mi). Perigee: 35,768 km (22,225 mi). Inclination: 0.1000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Summary: Communications satellite; used on-board propellant to reach geosynchronous position..

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