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

Megha-Tropiques

  • 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

http://www.isro.org/pressrelease/scripts/pressreleasein.aspx?Oct10_2011

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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