Shukrayaan

Shukrayaan

LVM-3 TBD - 2024

ISRO is scheduled to launch a LVM-3 rocket as part of Shukrayaan Mission from Second Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameShukrayaan
Launch SiteSecond Launch Pad, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India
Launch VehicleLVM-3
AgencyISRO
Launch DateTBD - 2024
Shukrayaan is a planned orbiter to Venus by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). The orbiter, depending on its final configuration, would have a science payload capability of approximately 100 kilograms (220 lb) with 500 W available power. The initial elliptical orbit around Venus is expected to have 500 km (310 mi) at periapsis and 60,000 km (37,000 mi) at apoapsis.

Launch Vehicle - LVM-3

Rocket Height43.4 m
Fairing Diameter5.0 m
Payload To GTO4000 Kg
Payload To LEO8000 Kg
Liftoff Thrust11898 kN
Vehicle Diameter4.0 m
Lift Off Mass640 tonnes
Booster Height25 m
Booster Diameter3.2 m
Fuel205 tonnes of HTPB (nominal)
Payload To TLI3000 Kg (6600 lbs)
EnginesCE-20