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

Specifications

Launches: 4. Failures: 2. Success Rate: 50.00% pct. First Launch Date: 10 August 1979. Last Launch Date: 17 April 1983. LEO Payload: 40 kg. to: 400 km Orbit. Liftoff Thrust: 46,390 kgf. Total Mass: 17,610 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 24.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 5.00 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


SLV Chronology


1979 Aug 10 - LV Configuration: SLV-3 s/n SLV-3-E1. Launch Site: Sriharikota . FAILURE: Thrust vectoring of second stage failed.
1980 Jul 18 - - 02:31 GMT. LV Configuration: SLV-3 s/n SLV-3-E2. Launch Site: Sriharikota .
1981 May 31 - - 05:00 GMT. LV Configuration: SLV-3 s/n SLV-3-D3. Launch Site: Sriharikota . FAILURE: Partial Failure.
1983 Apr 17 - - 05:44 GMT. LV Configuration: SLV-3 s/n SLV-3-D4. Launch Site: Sriharikota .

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