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A Satellite is an object in space that orbits or circles around a bigger object. There are two types of satellites: i) Natural; such as the Moon and Earth, and ii) Artificial; such as the Landsat, SPOT, IRS, Quickbard, Aster.


LVM3 (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III) What is LVM3? The Launch Vehicle Mk III or LVM3 refer to Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III or GSLV Mk-III. LVM3 is configured as a three stage vehicle with two solid strap-on motors (S200), one liquid core stage (L110) and a high thrust cryogenic upper stage (C25). […]

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Chandrayaan 3

Chandrayaan-3 Introduction Chandrayaan-3 is the third Moon’s mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is a follow-on mission to Chandrayaan-2 to demonstrate end-to-end capability in safe landing and roving on the lunar surface. It consists of a lander and the Pragyan rover configuration. The launch of Chandrayaan-3 took place at 14 July 2023,

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Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) is a 3 stage Launch Vehicle configured with three Solid Propulsion Stages and liquid propulsion based Velocity Trimming Module (VTM) as a terminal stage. SSLV is 2m in diameter and 34m in length with lift off weight of ~120 tonnes. It is capable of launching

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Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV Mk II Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) is the launch vehicle developed by India, to launch communication satellites in geo transfer orbit using cryogenic third stage. This is a fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-nos. Vehicle Specifications Height 51.73 m (With

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PSLV Rocket

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Rocket is the third generation launch vehicle of India. It is the first Indian launch vehicle to be equipped with liquid stages. PSLV first successful launch in October 1994. The vehicle successfully launched two spacecraft “Chandrayaan-1 in 2008 and Mars Orbiter Spacecraft in 2013” that

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