India Successfully Launched All the 6 Singapore Satellites




India has successfully launched all the 6 Singapore Satellites into their orbits using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C29). PSLV-C29 was launched from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the eleventh flight of PSLV in ‘core-alone’ configuration (without the use of solid strap-on motors).

PSLV-C29 / TeLEOS-1 Mission

PSLV-C29 / TeLEOS-1 Mission

All six satellites of placed into a 550 km circular orbit inclined at 15 degrees to the equator. Of these six satellites, TeLEOS-1 is the primary satellite weighing 400 kg whereas the other five are co-passenger satellites which include two micro-satellites and three nano-satellites.

Along with TeLEOS-1, the five co-passenger satellites launched are VELOX-CI (123 kg) micro-satellite; VELOX-II (13 kg) 6U-Cubesat technology demonstrator; Athenoxat-1, a technology demonstrator nano-satellite; Kent Ridge-1 (78 kg), a micro-satellite; and Galassia (3.4 kg ) 2U-Cubesat.




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