India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is set for liftoff from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on Wednesday at 3:58 UTC, on a record-setting mission with 104 satellites. Hidden under the rocket's payload fairing is CartoSat-2D, weighing in at 714kg and representing the primary payload of the mission, plus 103 smaller satellites - two microsatellites and 101 CubeSats from the U.S., the Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates for a total mass of 664kg.
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|Launch Date: February 15, 2017||Launch Updates|
|Launch Time: 3:58 UTC||PSLV Rocket|
|Launch Vehicle: PSLV XL||Launch Profile|
|Launch Site: FLP, Satish Dhawan||CartoSat-2D|
|Ascent Mission: 28 Minutes & 43 Seconds||Flock-3p (88 CubeSats)|
|Payload: 104 Satellites (1,378kg)||Lemur-2 (8 CubeSats)|
|Target Orbits: 505km, 97.46°||INS-1A & 1B|