PSLV-C18 to Launch Megha-Tropiques on October 12, 2011


  • Indo-French Joint Satellite Mission
  • 1000 kg mass at lift-off

Auxiliary PayLoads

  • Jugnu :- 3 kg, developed by IIT Kanpur
  • SRMSat:- 10.9 kg, developed by SRM University
  • VesselSat-I:- 28.7 kg, developed by LuxSpace of Luxembourg

PSLV-C18 will inject Megha-Tropiques into an orbit of 867 km altitude at an inclination of 20 deg with respect to equator.

The lift-off of PSLV-C18  is scheduled on October 12, 2011 at 1100 hrs

First time ISRO is webcasting this launch. It will start on 1030 hrs on October 12, 2011.

Best of Luck to ISRO




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