NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar)

Launch Overview

Liftoff Time
Q1 2024 (00:00 UTC)

Who is ISRO?

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. Its vision is to "harness space technology for national development while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration."

What Is GSLV Mk. II?

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark II (GSLV Mk II) is the largest launch vehicle developed by India, which is currently in operation. This fourth generation launch vehicle is a three stage vehicle with four liquid strap-ons. The indigenously developed cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), which is flight proven, forms the third stage of GSLV Mk II. From January 2014, the vehicle has achieved four consecutive successes.

Complex Overview

Launch Facility
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India
Launch Pad
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad
Turnaround Time
a month

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