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Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) Manufacturing

To cater to emerging global small satellite launch service market, ISRO has taken up the development of Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV). Manufacturing of SSLV through Indian Industry partners will be the responsibility of NSIL.

About Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV)

SSLV has been designed to meet “Launch on Demand” requirements in a cost-effective manner. It is 3 stage all solid vehicle with a capability to launch upto 500 kg satellite mass into 500 km LEO.

The vehicle would help in

  • Reduced Turn-around Time
  • Launch on Demand
  • Cost Optimization for Realization and Operation
  • Flexibility in accommodating Multiple Satellites
  • Minimum launch infrastructure requirements
  • Heritage of proven design practises

The maiden flight is expected to be in the 4th quarter of 2019 from SDSC SHAR.

After the initial developmental flights, ISRO, through its commercial arm, NSIL, is planning to manufacture SSLV through Indian Industries. 

Please click here for SSLV Brochure