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PSLV • Astrosat

  • Satish Dhawan Space Center India (map)

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), flying on the PSLV-C30 mission in the PSLV-XL configuration, will launch the Astrosat observatory. Astrosat is India’s first dedicated astronomical satellite mission, and it carries instruments to observe the universe in visible, ultraviolet and X-ray wavelengths, studying black holes, neutron stars, pulsars, quasars, white dwarfs, and active galactic nuclei.

Earlier Event: September 14
Proton • Express AM8
Later Event: September 30
Ariane 5 • NBN Co 1A & Arsat 2