PM to visit Sriharikota on 29th and 30th June

June 29, 2014 Author: admin

PM to witness launch on ISRO’s PSLV-C23 on 30th June

On 29th June PM to witness PSLV-C23 launch vehicle and GSLV Mk III Vehicle Assembly Building

PSLV-C23 will carry five satellites from foreign countries including France, Singapore, Canada and Germany

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will witness the launch of ISRO’s PSLV-C23 at Sriharikota. The PM will reach Sriharikota on 29th June 2014. On the same day, he will witness the PSLV-C23 launch vehicle and would be briefed about the same by scientists. On the same day he will witness GSLV Mk III Vehicle Assembly Building and would be briefed about the same by scientists.

 On the 30th at 9:52 AM IST Shri Modi will witness the lift-off and will interact with Mission Executives and senior functionaries. The Prime Minister will share his thoughts on the occasion.

 This would be the 27th flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. PSLV-C23 will carry five satellites from foreign countries, one each from France, Singapore and Germany and two from Canada.

 More about PSLV-C23:

Height44.4 meters
Diameter2.8 meters
Vehicle Lift-off Mass230 tonnes
Four-stage vehicle- with alternate Solid, Liquid, Solid & Liquid propellants in the four stages.

India’s Space Programme has a rich history of innovation. So far ISRO has accomplished 114 space missions with 71 Indian satellites and 43 launch vehicles. ISRO also works very closely with other nations and world organisations to enhance space programme that benefits the larger society.

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