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Model of a rocket
Model of the PSLV rocket
Mission type Deployment of 31 satellites
Operator ISRO
Website ISRO website
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
Spacecraft type Expendable launch vehicle
Manufacturer ISRO
Payload mass 1,323 kilograms (2,917 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 09:28:00, 12 January 2018 (2018-01-12T09:28:00) (IST)
Rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
Launch site Sriharikota Launching Range
Contractor ISRO
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PSLV-C40 was the 42nd mission of the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) program in the XL configuration. PSLV-C40 successfully carried and deployed 31 satellites in sun-synchronous orbits.[1]

Launched satellites


  1. ^ "PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 Series Satellite Mission - ISRO". ISRO. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Wall, Mike (11 January 2018). "Planetary Resources' Asteroid-Mining Goals Move Closer with Satellite Launch". Retrieved 13 January 2018. 

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