LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sun May 31 1981
Indian Space Research Organization

Rohini RS-D-1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(3:33 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(3:33 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(3:33 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

SLV-3

Description:

The Satellite Launch Vehicle or SLV is a Small-lift launch vehicle, was a project started in the early 1970s by the Indian Space Research Organisation to develop the technology needed to launch satellites. SLV was intended to reach a height of 400 kilometres (250 mi) and carry a payload of 40 kg (88 lb).

SLV-3 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Earth Science
  • Indian Earth observation test satellites
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Pad

Plesetsk 133/3