NISAR

NISAR

GSLV Mk II OCT TBD 2024 08:00PM

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ISRO is scheduled to launch a GSLV Mk II rocket as part of the NISAR Mission from Second Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameNISAR
Launch SiteSecond Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India
Launch VehicleGSLV Mk II
AgencyISRO
Launch DateOCT TBD 2024
The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar, or NISAR satellite, will use advanced radar imaging to map the elevation of Earths land and ice masses 4 to 6 times a month at resolutions of 5 to 10 meters. It is designed to observe and measure some of the planets most complex natural processes, including ecosystem disturbances, ice-sheet collapse, and natural hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes and landslides.

Launch Vehicle - GSLV Mk II

Height51.73 m (With Ogive PLF)
Number Of Stages3
Lift Off Mass420 tonnes
First FlightApril 18, 2001
First Flight With Indigenous Cryo Stage January 5, 2014
Payload To GTO2250 Kg
Payload To LEO6000 Kg
Payload To SSO3000 Kg (6600 lb)
No Boosters4 L40 Hs