Indian Satellites and Missiles
Most important events and affairs related to Indian Satellites and Missiles.
List of Indian Recent Satellite launched:
PSLV-C23 launched successfully on 30th June, 2014
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 launched successfully from the First Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It carried five foreign satellites (1 from France, 2 from Canada, 1 from Germany and 1 from Singapore). It was the third successful all-commercial launch for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
IRNSS-1B the second out of seven series of Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) launched by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C24 on 4th April 2014 from from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
GSAT-14 is an Indian communication satellite launched by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk.II in January 2014. It was launched from the Second Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. It is expected that GSAT-14 will be replaced with the GSAT-3 satellite, which was launched in 2004.
Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)
Mars Orbiter Mission called as Mangalyaan is Indian first Mars orbiter is launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 5th November 2013. The Mars Orbite launched from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
IRNSS-1A was the first Indian navigation satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). It was launched on 1st July 2013
Indian Satellite Launched Vehicles:
PSLV Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV developed and by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for launching Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites into sun synchronous orbits.First Launch: Payload: IRS-1E on 20th September, 1993
Chandrayaan-1 lunar probe and the Mars Orbiter Mission are the most notable payloads by PSLV.
GSLV Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
GSLV Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle developed and by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation).First Launch: GSAT-1 on 18th April, 2001
Other Satellite Launched Vehicles:
Ariane - Rocket family
Ariane is a European civilian expendable space launch vehicles.
List of Indian Missiles
|Agni||Surface to Surface|
|Trishul||Surface to Air|
|Aakash||Surface to Air|
|Prithvi||Surface to Surface|
|Dhanush||Surface to Surface|
Prithvi Missile Series
|Prithvi-I||150 Km||100 Kg|
|Prithvi-II||250-350 Km||500-1000 Kg|
|Prithvi-III||250-600 Km||250-500 Kg|
Agni Missile Series