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PSLV
PSLV
PSLV
PSLV - COSPAR 1994-068
Indian third-generation launch vehicle, large enough to carry polar-orbiting earth resources satellites.

AKA: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: Active. First Launch: 1993-09-20. Last Launch: 2016-09-26. Number: 23 . Payload: 3,700 kg (8,100 lb). Thrust: 5,300.00 kN (1,191,400 lbf). Gross mass: 294,000 kg (648,000 lb). Height: 44.40 m (145.60 ft). Diameter: 2.80 m (9.10 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

4 stage vehicle consisting of 6 x PSOM + 1 x S125 + 1 x PS2 + 1 x PS3 + 1 x PS4

LEO Payload: 3,700 kg (8,100 lb) to a 200 km orbit at 49.50 degrees. Payload: 800 kg (1,760 lb) to a GTO, 18 deg. Launch Price $: 30.000 million in 1985 dollars. Flyaway Unit Cost 1985$: 17.500 million in 1999 dollars.

Stage Data - PSLV

  • Stage 0. 6 x PSLV-0. Gross Mass: 10,930 kg (24,090 lb). Empty Mass: 2,010 kg (4,430 lb). Thrust (vac): 502.600 kN (112,989 lbf). Isp: 262 sec. Burn time: 44 sec. Isp(sl): 229 sec. Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft). Span: 1.00 m (3.20 ft). Length: 9.99 m (32.77 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: SLV-1. Other designations: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 1. 1 x PSLV-1. Gross Mass: 168,200 kg (370,800 lb). Empty Mass: 30,200 kg (66,500 lb). Thrust (vac): 4,860.070 kN (1,092,587 lbf). Isp: 269 sec. Burn time: 105 sec. Isp(sl): 237 sec. Diameter: 2.80 m (9.10 ft). Span: 2.80 m (9.10 ft). Length: 20.34 m (66.73 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: PSLV-1. Other designations: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 2. 1 x PSLV-2. Gross Mass: 45,800 kg (100,900 lb). Empty Mass: 5,300 kg (11,600 lb). Thrust (vac): 725.015 kN (162,990 lbf). Isp: 293 sec. Burn time: 158 sec. Diameter: 2.80 m (9.10 ft). Span: 2.80 m (9.10 ft). Length: 12.50 m (41.00 ft). Propellants: N2O4/UDMH. No Engines: 1. Engine: Viking 4. Other designations: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 3. 1 x PSLV-3. Gross Mass: 8,400 kg (18,500 lb). Empty Mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb). Thrust (vac): 328.709 kN (73,897 lbf). Isp: 294 sec. Burn time: 83 sec. Diameter: 1.99 m (6.52 ft). Span: 2.02 m (6.62 ft). Length: 3.54 m (11.61 ft). Propellants: Solid. No Engines: 1. Engine: PSLV-3. Other designations: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: In Production.
  • Stage 4. 1 x PSLV-4. Gross Mass: 2,920 kg (6,430 lb). Empty Mass: 920 kg (2,020 lb). Thrust (vac): 14.003 kN (3,148 lbf). Isp: 308 sec. Burn time: 425 sec. Isp(sl): 0.0000 sec. Diameter: 1.34 m (4.39 ft). Span: 2.02 m (6.62 ft). Length: 2.60 m (8.50 ft). Propellants: N2O4/MMH. No Engines: 2. Engine: PSLV-4. Other designations: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Status: In Production.


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Subtopics

PSLV-G (1) Indian orbital launch vehicle variant.

PSLV-G (2) Indian orbital launch vehicle variant.

PSLV-G (3) Indian orbital launch vehicle variant.

PSLV C Indian all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Five stage vehicle consisting of 6 x PSOM + 1 x S139 + 1 x PS2 + 1 x PS3 + 1 x PS4

PSLV CA Core alone four stage vehicle consisting of 1 x S139 + 1 x PS2 + 1 x PS3 + 1 x PS4

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

PSLV-HP Indian orbital launch vehicle variant.

Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: India. Engines: Viking 4. Spacecraft: CBNT, GNB, IRS-1, AAM, Aisat, Anusat, Astrobus, Chandrayaan, I-1K, I-2K, Minisatellite-SSB, Multi-Mission Microsatellite Bus, Oceansat, SRMSAT, SSTL-300, Toronto GNB, Vesselsat, X-Sat, Youthsat, Oscar, IRS, Tubsat, Kitsat, Rubin, BIRD, PROBA, TES, METSAT, Cubesat, Myriade, Cute, Pehuensat, SRE, AGILE, Tecsar, AAUSat, Can X, Compass, Delfi, IMS, SEEDS, SSTL-150, Chandraayan, MIP. Launch Sites: Vandenberg SLC3E, Sriharikota, Sriharikota PSLV, Sriharikota SLP. Stages: PSLV-4, PSLV-2, PSLV-1, PSLV-3, SLV-1. Agency: ISRO. Bibliography: 2, 279, 296, 42, 455, 552, 554, 6, 61.
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PSLV - Polar Standard Launch Vehicle
Credit: ISRC



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