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Family: SLV. Country: India. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Advanced Satellite Launch Vehicle.

Specifications

Launches: 4. Failures: 3. Success Rate: 25.00% pct. First Launch Date: 24 March 1987. Last Launch Date: 04 May 1994. LEO Payload: 150 kg. to: 400 km Orbit. Liftoff Thrust: 92,780 kgf. Total Mass: 41,000 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 23.5 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 9.00 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


ASLV Chronology


1987 Mar 24 - LV Configuration: ASLV s/n ASLV-D1. Launch Site: Sriharikota . FAILURE: Second stage failed to ignite.
1988 Jul 12 - LV Configuration: ASLV s/n ASLV-D2. Launch Site: Sriharikota . FAILURE: First stage failure. Insufficient control gain.
1992 May 20 - - 00:30 GMT. LV Configuration: ASLV s/n ASLV-D3. Launch Site: Sriharikota . FAILURE: Insufficent spin stabilisation of fifth stage. Partial Failure.
1994 May 4 - - 00:00 GMT. LV Configuration: ASLV s/n ASLV-D4. Launch Site: Sriharikota .

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