Tracking 26258 objects as of 3-Oct-2022
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

India’s new small satellite launcher fails to put satellites into correct orbit


India’s new small satellite launcher fails to put satellites into correct orbit India’s space agency said Sunday the inaugural demonstration flight of the country’s new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle — the fourth rocket in India’s fleet of launchers — failed to place two satellites into their targeted low Earth orbit. The 111-foot-tall (34-meter), three-stage launcher took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on India’s east coast at 11:48 p.m. EDT Saturday (0348 GMT Sunday) on a demonstration flight to validate the performance of the new rocket.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Aug 8)

comments powered by Disqus