Edited By: Debashis Sarkar
Last Updated: February 10, 2023, 09:29 IST
The SSLV-D2 goals to take a quarter-hour flight to inject EOS-07, Janus-1 and AzaadiSAT-2 satellites into 450 km round decrease orbit.
ISRO is launching its second developmental flight of its Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV), SSLV-D2 on February 10, 2023 at 09:18 AM IST. The launch will happen on the first launch pad at SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) efficiently launched three small satellites powered by its SSLV-D2 launch automobile from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. The launch automobile was carrying EOS-07, Janus-1 & AzaadiSAT-2 satellites and aimed to inject them right into a 450 km round orbit.
This was the second developmental flight of its Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV), SSLV-D2 and the launch befell on February 10, 2023 at 09:18 AM IST.
SSLV caters to the launch of as much as 500 kg satellites to Low Earth Orbits on ‘launch-on-demand’ foundation. “It provides low-cost access to Space, offers low turn-around time and flexibility in accommodating multiple satellites, and demands minimal launch infrastructure,” as per an announcement by ISRO.
The SSLV-D2 mission had the goal to take a quarter-hour flight to inject EOS-07, Janus-1 and AzaadiSAT-2 satellites into 450 km round decrease orbit. “It is configured with three solid propulsion stages and a velocity terminal module. It is a 34 m tall, 2m diameter vehicle having a lift-off mass of 120 t,” stated ISRO. The EOS-07 satellite tv for pc weighs 156.3 kg and is made by ISRO.
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“New experiments include mm-Wave Humidity Sounder and Spectrum Monitoring Payload. Janus-1, a 10.2 kg satellite belongs to ANTARIS, USA. A 8.7 kg satellite AzaadiSAT-2 is a combined effort of about 750 girl students across India guided by Space Kidz India, Chennai,” it added.
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